After spending a few years as a celebrity personal assistant for the likes of Nicolas Cage and Cuba Gooding Jr., Joe Eckardt began making movies with a 16mm Bolex, cutting "the old-school way," he…
Canadian Kyle MacDonald used a red paper clip to start a series of Internet trades in the hopes that it would lead to home ownership. He not only got a home, but he also got a DreamWorks movie deal…
Amazon.com is going from peddler to producer. In its first feature-film venture, Amazon has optioned screen rights to Keith Donohue’s novel “The Stolen Child.” Amazon will move to secure a filmmaker…
Fox homevid has tapped two execs for its growing acquisitions biz. The vid arm, which has been on a buying spree over the last few years, has named homevid veteran David Bixler senior VP…
Marking the first time an Internet portal has joined the TV syndication biz, MSN has snapped up rerun rights to "Arrested Development" in an unusual three-outlet deal that includes G4 and HDNet.
PBS announced digital download deals with Google Video and Open Media Network on Wednesday at the TV Critics Assn. press tour in Pasadena.
Universal Pictures U.K., NBC Universal Intl. Television Distribution and British Telecommunications have pacted to offer U.K. consumers U content via download-to-own from BT's BT Vision site, which…
Yankees fans who subscribe to DirecTV in the Greater New York area will be able to immerse themselves in the games as never before. YES will become the first regional sports net to offer…
The children's movie/TV company 4Kids Entertainment has created a video-on-demand service for Comcast Corp., the largest cable operator in the U.S., with 21.7 million customers.
Spanish cable TV operator ONO is offering Fox hit "House" on video-on-demand starting today as part of a pioneering nonexclusive deal, closed in 2005 by ONO and NBC Universal Spain, for its Ojo VOD…
Cable giant NTL has fired the latest shot in the battle to dominate Blighty's converged digital landscape, by offering free digital TV to any home that signs up for its phone services.
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- Oscars: With Historic ‘Moonlight’ Win, the Academy Embraces Empathy Over Escapism
- Oscar-Winner Casey Affleck Calls Denzel Washington ‘One of the First People Who Taught Me How to Act’
- Epic Oscars Mistake: Faye Dunaway, Warren Beatty Announce Wrong Best Picture Winner
- ‘La La Land’ Makes Damien Chazelle Youngest Best Director Winner in Oscars History