Former ABC Kids and Toon Disney marketing VP Elizabeth Bohannon has been appointed VP of kids and family marketing for Paramount Home Entertainment.
Echo Bridge Entertainment's wholly owned subsidiary Platinum Disc Corp. has picked up domestic DVD distribution of the films of L.A.-based West Coast Film Partners.
Melee Entertainment has signed country music singer Keith Urban to star in the company's first feature under a six-pic deal with Paramount Home Entertainment for music-based films.
Columbia Music Video will release an expanded and completely re-edited DVD version of Bruce Springsteen's historic solo "VH1 Storytellers" concert Sept. 6.
Lions Gate Home Entertainment has inked a distribution deal with the suddenly hot Toronto-based indie studio ThinkFilm. Three-year deal gives Lions Gate DVD distribution rights to all ThinkFilm…
Vinton Studios, Phil Knight's Portland, Ore.-based independent animation studio, is changing its name to Laika Entertainment.Shift comes as Laika moves into production on its first CG-animated…
Paramount's getting the blues, acquiring film rights to vintage cartoon characters the Smurfs and setting up development of a 3-D CGI feature with producer Jordan Kerner and Nickelodeon Movies.
Twentieth Century Fox and Loews Theaters are working with digital content distributor WideRay to offer moviegoers the ability to download movie trailers, ringtones and wallpapers to their mobile…
Rupert Murdoch is spending over half a billion dollars to try to turn the Web's most popular meeting place for teens and twentysomethings into a profitable part of his media empire.
Marking its first studio partnership outside of Walt Disney, the Weinstein Co. has pacted with Warner Bros. to distribute the first all-CGI-animated "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles." As-yet-untitled…
Cabler IFC has inked a first-of-its-kind pact with Netflix that will give the online DVD service exclusive windows to 10 original IFC titles over the next two years.