German telecommunications giant Deutsche Telekom is diving into digital cinema, with subsid T-Systems about to unveil an end-to-end digital distribution solution and already pitching its system to…
Vin Diesel is going to get animated. Diesel's One Race Films production shingle is partnering with Blur Studio to make a CGI feature based on the indie toon house's short "Rockfish."
PorchLight Entertainment is taking to the kid-friendly skies with a national show tour designed to promote the worldwide distrib's long-running "Jay Jay the Jet Plane" series.
Large-screen theater company Imax has inked a deal with Latin American media and entertainment companies Circuito Alba and Repretel to bring the first Imax systems to Guatemala and Costa Rica.
Nicktoons, Nickelodeon's 24-hour digital home for animation, has acquired Xilam Animation's "Shuriken School." Net has purchased 26 half-hours that will premiere in 2006. Xilam produced the series…
New Sony chairman-CEO Howard Stringer on Tuesday made his first dent against Steve Jobs with the announcement of a line of digital music players that sent Sony shares up and Apple stock down.
Broadway Video Enterprises and GoodTimes Entertainment have jointly acquired domestic and international television, merchandising and licensing rights to "ThunderForce," a popular Taiwanese martial…
DirecTV topper Chase Carey is taking more direct control of the satcaster, as No. 2 exec Mitch Stern has ankled after only 14 months on the job. Stern's job as prexy-CEO of DirecTV, which had him…
Digital Theater Systems has opened subsidiaries in Paris and Rome to serve its expanding European biz. "We have reached a stage where local commitment is essential to support the growth of DTS'…
The Malaga Spanish Film Festival, the country's biggest fest, is launching a TV Market and minimart ArtTV, the latter focusing on alternate tech content such as video art, Web sites and vidgames.
DirecTV has launched a $16.2 million lawsuit against alleged satellite pirates in Canada following a raid at nine locations that uncovered what the company deemed "extensive fraud."