The Italian government will fill empty film fund coffers to the tune of $98 million for 2004 and get tough on those who download pics from the web.
Hoping to capitalize on demand for wholesome family fare, Montreal-based Madacy Entertainment in association with L.A.-based Vision Films & Hello Media is launching a line of movies on DVD to be…
Aussie animated vet Yoram Gross has formed an L.A.-based co-venture, YG USA, which already has sold domestic TV and homevid rights to the series "Flipper & Lopaka" to Miramax.
India's fourth Frames confab will focus on games and animation to attract U.S. companies looking to outsource jobs. Frames -- which stands for the unwieldy Films, Radio, Audio-visual, Music, Events…
A Korean family-based love story featuring two hot stars and gorgeous landscapes, which has pulled heavily on heartstrings in most Asian countries, now has worked its magic in Japan.
Blockbuster be warned: Hell hath no fury like a studio scorned.
Filmmaker Vincent Gallo created lots of Internet chatter last week when he turned to eBay to sell a collection of high-end equipment that took him more than two years to collect, test and retrofit…
Electronic Arts is preparing to make videogame players an offer they can't refuse. Vidgame publisher is prepping a game based on "The Godfather," chief financial officer Warren Jensen confirmed at…
Eight months after introducing the industry's first batch of disposable DVDs in four cities, Buena Vista Home Video is expanding its EZ-D test to Florida and three additional cities with a more…
Hong Kong helmer Corey Yuen has signed up to direct "Dead or Alive" (aka "DOA") for Impact Pictures, a subsidiary of Germany's leading independent production and distribution company Constantin Film.
The premiere of UPN's vidgame-inspired series "Game Over" Wednesday night marks the first-ever release of a full-scale videogame concurrent with a TV series on which it's based.