Organizing a film festival takes military precision, a fact that Pavel Kalenda, who developed his computing skills in the Czech army, understands. His DataKal software, designed to take care of all…
The scientific and technical awards committee of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has selected 17 achievements for awards consideration.
"Small & Deep, Love Stories" wooed audiences and jury members on the closing day of the fourth Taiwan Intl. Animation Festival. Director Hsin-ping Pan's whimsical short took top honors in the fest's…
The Backlot: The first conversation I ever had with Rupert Murdoch took place 15 years ago, and the circumstances were dire. A dedicated deal junkie, Murdoch had overextended himself financially and…
When it comes to getting the online movie biz going, the key sticking point remains pricing. Amazon.com launched a digital moviestore, dubbed Amazon Unbox, on Sept. 7 with content from nearly every…
Nine Network announced Friday it would be the first Aussie web to provide its news via podcast, through its online joint venture ninemsn.
The Rainer Werner Fassbinder Foundation and Bavaria Media have teamed up to digitally restore the late German director's classic "Berlin Alexanderplatz" for an upcoming theatrical and DVD release.
BBC Worldwide, the pubcaster's commercial wing, and BBC World, the global news-based channel, have teamed up with Amazon.com in the U.S. to provide around 400 hours of fare for Amazon Unbox, the…
Amazon.com launched its digital videostore Thursday, dubbed Amazon Unbox, with pricing and features similar to those of existing competitors.
John Malone's Starz Animation plans to juice up its development of feature-length cartoons, naming Kent Rice as chief exec. Rice was executive adviser to Starz chairman-CEO Robert Clasen over the…
Rupert Murdoch and Telecom Italia CEO Marco Tronchetti Provera sat down Thursday in the Greek isles for talks on a wide-ranging content deal that could bring News Corp.'s entertainment, news and…