France's largest private TV broadcaster TF1 is set to seek damages totaling e150 million ($217 million) against video file-sharing sites Dailymotion and the localized YouTube for copyright…
After years of being French cinema's poor relation, toons have taken in Gaul. In a year in which "Persepolis" is repping France at the Oscars, at least a dozen feature-length animated films are in…
It's shaping up to be a huge holiday season for the vidgame biz, as boffo sales in November for Activision's "Call of Duty 4" and "Guitar Hero 3," Nintendo's "Super Mario Galaxy" and Wii console and…
New Zealand has created its own version of Blighty's Freeview digital terrestrial TV platform -- a partnership of pubcaster TVNZ, MediaWorks (which owns, with commercial webs TV3 and C4, a group of…
Japan's five commercial networks and pubcaster NHK have inked a preliminary deal with Tobu Railway to use its New Tokyo Tower for beaming radio and TV signals when digital broadcasting begins in July.
The recently revived Hammer Films will produce its first feature in three decades and distribute it via social networking site MySpace's Web TV arm.
France's tax break for video game production meets European Union rules on state subsidies, the European Commission announced Wednesday.
Pedro Almodovar’s next film will be “Los abrazos rotos,” which the director describes as a “four-way tale of amour fou, shot in the style of ’50s American film noir at its most hard-boiled.” Penelope…
Johnny Knoxville and his crew are bringing their next film directly to the Web. “Jackass 2.5,” a new hourlong feature that mixes extra footage shot for last year’s “Jackass 2″ and new content, will…
Warner Bros. has tapped Thomas Gewecke as prexy of digital distribution, a division of its home entertainment group.