A federal court dealt a blow to Hollywood on Friday by throwing out recent Federal Communication Commission rules that would have required antipiracy technology built into new television sets and…
Indie film and video distrib Cinema Libre Studio has partnered with Heavy Metal magazine to create a series of movies exclusively for DVD that are geared toward the mag's target audience.
Snocap, the startup led by Napster founder Shawn Fanning that hopes to sell legit music over peer-to-peer, has signed up its third major label, EMI.
Steve and Bob are getting along. Boosting the chances for a Disney-Pixar reconciliation, Steve Jobs had nothing but good words for incoming Mouse House topper Bob Iger during an investor conference…
New Spanish distrib On Pictures will handle the next four pics from Francisco Ramos' prolific Alquimia Cinema for theatrical and DVD/video. Previously, Fox handled most Alquimia titles for…
Korean animation studio DG Spot and its production arm Morph have optioned an American property -- the graphic novel "MasterMinds" -- to adapt into an animated feature.
Yahoo! and Google are upping the ante in their war for Hollywood content. As it takes its media search product, which allows Netheads to find video clips online, out of beta and officially launches…
HOLLYWOOD -- Online media company RealNetworks swung into the black last quarter thanks to strong growth in its digital music and vidgame offerings.
Vidgame giant Electronic Arts reported record revenues for fiscal 2004, but a decline in net income for the year and net revenues for the fourth quarter. Company also said it anticipates a net loss…
Thesps listed in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences' Players Directory will now be able to include demo reels in their online profiles. Players Directory members may upload a streaming…
An influential shareholder advisory group has dealt corporate raider Carl Icahn a setback in his quest to take over three Blockbuster board seats. Meanwhile, Blockbuster CEO-chairman John Antioco…