Under general manager Tom O'Malley's guidance, Vivendi Visual has built up a prized slate of comedy, urban and Latin DVDs that allowed the 3-year-old distributor to double its revenue in 2006 to well…
Image Entertainment's Oscar-nominated docu 'Darwin's Nightmare' explores the introduction of the Nile perch in Tanzania's Lake Victoria. Local fishermen are able to sell the predator to European…
Jeff Siegel, an MTV veteran, has been tapped by FremantleMedia as VP of home entertainment, effective immediately. He will be charged with managing the company's current catalog in the Americas and…
"Katakune," a Chinese-Singaporean toon series, is set to get wider play following a deal between Singapore's Character Farm and Spain's Neptuno Films.
Tokyo Metropolitan Television (Tokyo MX), a station broadcasting news and info about the Tokyo metro area, has linked with YouTube to webcast its programming on a branded channel.
Nickelodeon Latin America has taken its multiplatform experience a step further with the launch of NickTurbo, the broadband video system within its MundoNick.com website.
Internet TV service Brightcove is expanding its presence in Europe with the opening of a London office to manage its growing list of clients in the region.
Thom Mount’s Whitsett Hill Films arm has snapped up bigscreen rights to “The Delivery Man,” the first book by Joe McGinniss Jr., for mid-six figures. Grove Atlantic is publishing the novel, about…
DreamWorks has made a deal with Aaron Sorkin to write three films, the first of which will be “The Trial of the Chicago 7,” a drama Steven Spielberg hopes to direct. The drama focuses on the trials…
Tim Robbins, Martin Landau, Marianne Jean-Baptiste and newcomer Harry Treadaway have joined the cast of Walden Media and Playtone’s “City of Ember.” Directed by Gil Kenan, “City of Ember” is…
New Line Home Entertainment has upped Lynelle Kerstine to senior VP of creative services. Formerly VP of creative advertising, Kerstine will now coordinate the development of…