1K Studios has hired Jess Bowers, formerly of LaserPacific, to oversee a newly launched authoring, programming and compression services division.
Paramount Home Entertainment has promoted Mara Sternthal to senior VP, business affairs and development.
"Star Wars: Episode III -- Return of the Sith" closed the pic franchise earlier this year, but at Mipcom on Tuesday, Lucas Licensing prexy Howard Roffman expanded on plans to keep consumers shelling…
Jon Favreau has set up his original story "Neanderthals" at Sony Pictures Animation. Details of the pic are being kept under wraps, but the "Elf" director will write and produce the feature-length CG…
Two trade groups representing video game makers filed a lawsuit Monday seeking to overturn the recently passed California law banning the sale or rental of violent video games to minors.
Fox is making its first big leap into digital cinema. Studio has signed to provide its films for Christie/AIX, a joint venture between Christie and AccessIT, as it embarks on an ambitious plan to…
AOL has anted up for poker in a big way, signing an exclusive deal with the World Series of Poker to create an online service for card players. The free-play poker games will offer 12 winners in the…
"George of the Jungle," a clueless anti-Tarzan whose slapstick cartoon adventures harvested solid Saturday-morning Nielsens on ABC (1967-70), is coming back in new animated form on Cartoon Network.
E! Networks, the exclusive worldwide distributor for G4's catalog of videogame-themed shows, took the wraps off several licensing deals Sunday for Malaysia, Indonesia, Hong Kong, the U.K. and Spain.
Apple CEO Steve Jobs got Hollywood's attention last week when he unveiled a video iPod and a deal to play Disney produced shows on them.
Mipcom opens on a high note today as suppliers of content ogle an array of tech-driven outlets for their product. The biz is eyeing both the promise and the pitfalls of mobile devices that are…