Silicon Valley-based Jaman, a new online film distributor targeting international pics at primarily U.S. auds, has inked its first deals.
Lionsgate has picked up worldwide distribution rights to Mexican urban crime drama “Fuera del cielo” (Beyond the Sky) in its bid to woo Spanish-speaking auds in the U.S. and elsewhere abroad. “Fuera,”…
Peer-to-peer is biting back. Lime Wire, one of the last remaining P2P networks that hasn't settled with the music and movie industries, responded to the labels' suit against it on Monday with a…
LucasArts' "Lego Star Wars II" blasted off big at videogame stores, selling more than 1.1 million units in just one week. That makes the game a hit out of the gate, as breaking the million unit mark…
Japan's NTV web and mobile communications giant NTT DoCoMo will launch a service to view and download NTV shows commercial free on DoCoMo cell phones starting next month.
Sony Pictures TV has engineered a whopping library deal with John Malone's Starz Entertainment, selling more than 500 movies for about $100 million in a seven-year window, beginning in 2008.
Paramount Home Video has tapped another DreamWorks exec for a key post, naming chief financial officer Steve Bertram prexy of business operations. Bertram will oversee biz affairs, finance…
Several videogame vets are hoping to give their business a TV twist. Trion World Network, which launched earlier this year and will begin releasing products in 2007, is a broadband videogame…
The film industry sent a second warning letter this week to 20 users of BitTorrent file-sharing software that demanded compensation.
For the past three years, virtually all the major players in digital music, except Apple's dominant iTunes, have relied on software from Microsoft to keep them going.
Viacom's in a Facebook fix. The next hottest social networking site after MySpace is on the block and Yahoo! is in pole position with a circa $1 billion bid.