Continuing the major media congloms' Internet buying spree, Viacom has acquired online gaming company Xfire for $102 million. Founded only two years ago, Xfire is a communication and community…
Turns out "Ice Age: The Meltdown" was a lot hotter at the international weekend box office than Fox Intl. estimated on Sunday -- $17.3 million hotter, to be exact. The distrib said Monday that the…
The USC School of Cinema-Television has received a $5 million gift from the estate of late Disney animation artist John C. Hench ("Peter Pan," "Fantasia," "Alice in Wonderland"). Coin will be used to…
MTV Networks Intl. will preem edgy street culture series "Barrio 19" across MTV mobile channels April 24, a month ahead of its television bow.
Former homevid exec Jeff Fink has landed the first two clients for his Media Content Management shingle. The longtime Artisan homevid exec, who most recently worked for Miramax Home Video, will…
James Cameron and National Assn. of Theater Owners topper John Fithian talked shop on Sunday in Las Vegas, discussing the artistic and business issues raised by digital cinema at a National Assn. of…
Leaders of the Screen Actors Guild have approved the first update in its animation cable contract, covering residuals by voice performers on such shows as "SpongeBob SquarePants" and "The Boondocks."
Homevid label Genius Products has inked an exclusive distrib agreement with Tartan USA -- the U.S. arm of Blighty distrib Tartan Films -- to release Tartan's library domestically on DVD.
Criterion's "3 Films by Louis Malle" set reveals the radical difference between movies for children and movies about children. Malle's fascination with these controversial coming-of-age tales seems…
After years of the Internet and videogames siphoning young men from television, networks are employing the tactics and services of sites like YouTube to win them back.
Major League Baseball has put rock 'n' roll in its starting lineup, and musical acts are being invited to step up and improve their averages.
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- John Madden on Releasing Jessica Chastain Political Thriller ‘Miss Sloane’ in Trump era U.S.
- Playback: Dev Patel on ‘Lion’ and Diversity’s Double-Edged Sword
- ‘Moonlight,’ ‘Silence,’ ‘Stranger Things’ Among AFI Awards Official Selections
- Last Year’s Oscar Winners, This Year’s Contenders Land Grammy Nominations