Universal Pictures has nabbed distrib rights to Big Idea's toon "The Prirates Who Don't Do Anything -- A VeggieTales Movie." U plans to release the pic theatrically in North America in 2008, making…
In a move likely to draw further criticism from commercial rivals, the mighty BBC is ramping up its activities on the global stage in a bid to take on U.S. Internet giants such as Google and AOL.
Universal Music Group Distribution unit Visual Entertainment has inked a multiyear DVD distrib pact with bilingual multimedia group Voy.
Netflix is dropping another movie in an envelope and shipping it ... to theaters. Netco has made one of its biggest distribution deals to date, picking up rights to Maggie Gyllenhaal starrer…
The Mouse House has finally made its first move into online movie sales. Beginning today, Disney will sell permanent copies of its movies in the homevideo window via online retailer CinemaNow.
Homevid's biggest Cinderella story has a happy ending -- so far. Six months after the Weinstein Co. bought a 70% interest in Genius Products, the niche player has proved it can play with the big boys.
Time Warner, through its CNN and Cartoon Network divisions, has joined Fox, NBC Universal, CBS Paramount and Disney/ABC in suing Cablevision over a digital video recorder.
MTV Networks chief digital officer Jason Hirschhorn is ankling the company. Departure comes less than a year after he was promoted to the newly created post, responsible for overseeing the expansion…
The Internet is set to become the second largest advertising medium in the U.K., according to a report in Blighty's Financial Times.
Foreign investment, market standardization and new technology will give China's digital music sector a major boost, according to the head of a leading org here.
Computer-generated toons may have overtaken the megaplex, but 2-D animation is still a long way from dead. Just ask the guys who feed off of Adult Swim, the top-rated cable network among young men.