EMI's pioneering new-media guru Jay Samit has parted ways with the company after four years at his post in a move said to presage other structural changes within the British music major's…
A federal judge has blocked enforcement of a new Washington state law that would ban the sale to minors of vidgames depicting violence against law enforcement officers.
As if impoverished filmmakers struggling to get noticed didn't have enough to contend with. Interpol has issued a computer crime warning concerning a Web site billing itself as the Film Festivals…
In search of new revenues and a lure for its fledgling entertainment offerings, America Online is venturing into the high stakes and highly competitive retail video and music biz. AOL plans to launch…
One of the most storied franchises in the vidgame business, "Half-Life," is being shopped in Hollywood as a potential feature film.
DVD distrib label Koch Lorber Films has signed an exclusive deal with Hindi movie distributors CineCorp and Street Alien Pictures to launch a line of Bollywood pics on disc.
Wolfe Video, which distributes exclusively gay and lesbian titles, will enter the domestic theatrical distribution market with Marco Filiberti's "A Little More Than a Year Ago."
Vivendi Universal has sold off its online casual-game unit, ending a once-ambitious venture by sending Flipside Inc. to Sherman Oaks-based Vendare Group for an undisclosed amount of cash.
MGM Home Entertainment is launching an MGM Kids label -- featuring a lion cub in place of the familiar Leo in the logo -- to emphasize all the new deals it has struck for high-profile preschool and…
The European Union unveiled a plan Wednesday that it hopes will help kickstart the growth of digital TV in Europe, which has been sluggish for several years.
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