Internet video firm Joost, started by the founders of Skype, is today (Wednesday) launching a venture in China.
Microsoft's Xbox 360 will bow a series of short comedic films on the gaming console this fall. The twist is that they're created by helmers known more for their roots in horror.
Electronic Arts has signed United Talent Agency to rep the publisher as it turns its popular games into movies, TV shows and other forms of entertainment.
Yahoo may have averted a proxy battle with Carl Icahn, but the Netco still has its work cut out for itself if it is going to turn around its fading fortunes.
"Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea," the newest feature toon by anime auteur Hayao Miyazaki, scored $14.8 million on nearly 1.25 million admissions over the three-day weekend of July 19-21.
Singapore pubcaster MediaCorp and South East Asian licensing firm Odex have pacted to offer Japanese anime programs on MediaCorp's Arts Central channel in the same week as they preem in Japan.
Japanese comicbook publishers Kadokawa, Kodansha, Shueisha and Shogakukan plus Tose Software have bowed Librica, a Web publications venture.
Paris-based shingle Mediatoon Intl. Distribution, has acquired intl. rights to 52 episodes of ``The Garfield Show,'' a TV animated series based on the popular ``Garfield'' comic strip about the lazy…
Korea's animated character "Robot Taekwon V" has been appointed by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) as Korea's goodwill envoy.
Paramount is getting "Clueless," hanging with the "Mean Girls" and looking "Pretty in Pink" for its first slate of videogames.
Universal is getting into the videogame biz, starting with an adaptation of recent release "Wanted" that it's fully funding and producing.