To support start-ups in the toon, pic, game and other creative fields, the Tokyo city government will open the Tokyo Contents Innovation Center (TCIC) on August 1.
French vidgame publisher Ubisoft is continuing its expansion into the traditional entertainment biz with a first-of-its-kind deal to acquire Montreal-based f/x house Hybride.
Sci Fi is renewing its "Ani-Mondays" block with three U.S. premieres added to the slate: toon series "Gundam 00," "Gurren Lagann" and "Strait Jacket."
One in three Americans and Brits is making unauthorized copies of DVDs, according to research sponsored by a maker of digital rights management systems.
The economic downturn may have increasingly hard-up Brits' shelving their exotic holiday plans but they are still happily forking out their hard-earned greenbacks on homevid discs.
"Batman: Gotham Knight" is a collection of six interconnected short films that take place between "Batman Begins" and its upcoming sequel, "The Dark Knight." Despite efforts to give the character a…
The Fuji TV network launched a new free service for cell phone users on Tuesday, beaming video content related to new Fuji dramas currently on the air.
The eight episodes featured in the "X-Files: Revelations" collection offer no real revelations into the series' byzantine mythology. Instead, creator Chris Carter has selected a handful of the…
Toon maker GDH is in danger of being delisted by the Mothers section of the Tokyo Stock Market after posting poor results for the fiscal year ending in March.
Director Kimberly Peirce, whose "Stop-Loss" marks her first film since guiding Hilary Swank to an Oscar-winning performance in 1999's "Boys Don't Cry," couldn't have picked a worse time to address…
Dismissing privacy concerns, a federal judge overseeing a $1 billion copyright-infringement lawsuit against YouTube has ordered the popular online video-sharing service to disclose who watches which…