Entertainment Software Assn. prexy Douglas Lowenstein will ankle his job as the videogame industry's top lobbyist early next year to head up a trade group for investors.
YouTube execs have vowed to sit down with reps of the 23 Japanese orgs and broadcasters who wrote them a letter earlier this month complaining about the site's limp response to copyright infringers.
Five Hollywood studios have won damages in a Chinese court from a Beijing-based company that sold pirated DVDs, the Motion Picture Assn. announced Tuesday.
Dimension Films has made a deal to turn the Michael Allred-created comicbook “Madman” into a live-action film. George Huang (“Swimming With Sharks”) will direct a script he’ll pen with Allred. Robert…
The Grateful Dead, Carlos Santana, Led Zeppelin and the Doors gave numerous legendary performances in San Francisco in their '60s and '70s heyday, but those acts are saying a concert archive and…
Comcast, the biggest cable operator in the U.S., and Endemol, the giant reality-show producer, have put together a plan to take user-generated videos to an even greater level of self-involvement.
Joseph Barbera, who with William Hanna founded powerhouse animation factory Hanna-Barbera, creator of TV gems such as "The Flintstones" and "The Jetsons," died of natural causes at his home Monday…
Warner Premiere, the studio's direct-to-DVD and digital platform division, is taking shape, announcing a core exec team that includes Irika Slavin as senior VP of marketing and Geoff Shaevitz as VP…
"The Departed" and "Dreamgirls" took home top honors, but it was the king and queen who reigned once again when the Intl. Press Academy unveiled the winners of its 11th annual Satellite Awards.
The broadband TV service created by the founders of Skype, which revolutionized the telecoms industry, will bow in the New Year.
Three months after its launch, the CW is finally embracing digital distribution. In the past week, two of the net's signature dramas -- "Supernatural" and "Veronica Mars" -- made their debut on…