David A. Grafton will receive the Gordon A. Sawyer Award at this year's Sci-Tech Awards, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences announced Wednesday. He will receive the honor, an Oscar…
Sony Pictures has tapped Chris Cookson, Warner Bros.' top tech exec, to take on a newly created role as president of Sony Pictures Technologies.
Woody Allen's "Cassandra's Dream" is skipping the bigscreen and going direct to DVD in Germany after Constantin Film yanked the Ewan McGregor and Colin Farrell drama from its theatrical lineup at the…
DVD sales saw strong growth in the U.K. last year, with 250 million units sold, up from 229 million in 2006, according to the British Video Assn.
With no fanfare and a barely noticeable posting on its website, Wal-Mart has exited the movie-download biz, less than a year after jumping in.
China state broadcaster CCTV and media watchdogs are reeling from an Internet clip of the country's top TV sports anchor being lambasted by his wife and accused of having an affair at a high-profile…
With the start of the new year, the government began distributing millions of $40 coupons to help television owners who don't get cable or satellite service buy special converter boxes to receive…
South Korea's National Assembly has passed a long-awaited bill clearing the way for a full launch of Internet Protocol TV (IPTV).
Spanish pay TV leader Sogecable has inked with Orange for Sogecable satcaster Digital Plus to become part of Orange's triple-play and 3G cell-phone offers in Spain from early 2008.
Warner Music Group, the lone DRM-free holdout among the majors, has inked an exclusive deal with Amazon.com to offer MP3 tracks with no copy-protection software attached.
The American Film Institute picked its seven moments of significance in film and TV for 2007, citing a range of events, from the iPhone's release to the writers strike, as having the most cultural…