The recession has socked the videogame industry, with overall sales in the U.S. falling 8% to come in at nearly $19.7 billion last year.
"Avatar" got 11 Visual Effects Society Award noms; its lead vfx studio, Weta Digital, grabbed nine.
The Michael Jackson docu "This Is It" is a prime example of a film created mainly in the editing suite.
"Come see our latest creation" shouts the email invite from Apple to the consumer electronics media. Either Steve Jobs & Co. are finally ready to show off the long rumored Tablet computer – or…
Google's clash over censorship in China is being echoed by similar concerns in Italy.
The saga over web giant Google's threat to leave China over cyber-spying and censorship concerns continues after the company denied reports that it had already made a decision and was set to quit the…
For showbiz, keeping up with innovation means reacting faster than ever before.
Here's a prosumer piece of equipment that we somehow missed at CES last week (a more complete look at others is coming soon in Variety weekly). The Tiffen Steadicam Smoothee for the iPhone 3GS uses…
Shipments of video software in Japan, including DVDs, fell 5% last year, the fifth year straight that a drop has been recorded.
Vampire pic "Daybreaker's" bite was deadly enough to claim the No. 1 spot on this week's Visible Measures online film trailer chart.
Opting mostly for videogame sequels, the Writers Guild of America has tapped "Assassin's Creed II," "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2" and "Uncharted 2: Among Thieves" as nominees for its videogame…