A look at five individuals and companies who are innovating the technology and business of home entertainment.
For several decades, as studio pics themed around heists, terrorist plots, high-tech espionage and global disasters packed theaters, inexpensively produced indie knockoffs starring B-list action…
The home entertainment market steadied itself in the first half of the year, regaining traction that was lost in 2005. For 2006, consumer spending was flat at $10.2 billion through June 18, according…
According to the "Long Tail" way of viewing things, online DVD distribution platforms like Netflix, Amazon and CustomFlix are revolutionizing the business for independent movie producers and…
When it comes to new formats -- and format wars, in particular -- independents are generally happy to let the studios spend the big money to develop the market.
Video-sharing site Guba has signed its second studio, adding films from Sony to its new online moviestore. Netco, which for eight years has focused on user-created video, started selling digital…
Paybox Foxtel has inked with production company Kennedy Miller for its back catalog of six minis, which made the company's name in the 1980s.
NBC Universal has tapped longtime Conde Nast exec Deborah Fine to head iVillage Properties, the group of femme-oriented Internet portals it purchased in May for $600 million. Fine, who reports to NBC…
Sanjiv Ahuja, CEO of European cell-phone player Orange, will deliver the keynote address at Mobile Day during the Mipcom TV market in Cannes in October.
China Mobile, the country's largest mobile phone operator, has unveiled a surprise raft of fee and subscription policy changes that are expected to harm the growth of the content market in China at a…
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