London Eye: Rupert Murdoch hates them. The home entertainment toppers of the Hollywood studios regard them as a disaster for the DVD business. And they drive video retailers crazy.
Three years ago, motion capture was being touted as the hot trend in digital visual effects. But the onscreen results have so far been a little, um, cold.
Last week's two-hour finale of "The Biggest Loser" gave NBC its biggest Tuesday night in four years -- but the Peacock isn't the only one living off the fat of the land.
Entertainment industry software companies DAX and FilmTrack have struck an alliance aimed at simplifying back-office tasks for film and TV. The alliance aims to simplify workflow and make…
South Korea has become the first country in the world to launch terrestrial digital broadcasting for mobile phones, laptops and other portable devices.
Franco-Tunisian financier and producer Tarak Ben Ammar has pacted with Silvio Berlusconi's broadcast group Mediaset to create a new digital TV joint venture. It will convert to digital the Italian TV…
Palm Pictures has launched DVD label Arthouse Films. Label will target consumers via Palm Pictures' retail distribution network (Universal Music and Video Distribution) and through sales at museums…
DreamWorks has become the fifth studio to sign on to Christie/AIX's planned rollout of 4,000 digital cinema systems. It will provide its films in digital format to theaters with d-cinema equipment…
Disney has tapped Bob Bacon to fill newly created post of executive VP of Walt Disney Feature Animation. Bacon will report to WDFA prexy David Stainton and oversee production, technology and finance…
A new Web site is making it easy to reach everyone who's anyone in Hollywood -- maybe too easy.
Platinum Studios and Blue Star Pictures have hired the Pang brothers ("Bangkok Dangerous") to direct "The Darkness," based on the comicbook series from Top Cow Prods.