China has developed a video compression spec, according to Chinese media reports, as the shopping season leading up to Chinese New Year, Jan. 21, looms.
Yvonne Ridley, the former Daily Express journalist and veteran Fleet Streeter who was captured by the Taliban and subsequently converted to Islam, has been fired as editor of Al-Jazeera.net, the…
At Mifed, most Spanish distribbers spent more on espresso than on films. So what else is new?
"The Office" is sparse on extras, offering only 50 minutes of added material. But for those of us who can't get enough of the show, every minute counts. One disc in the BBC Video package contains all…
A quartet of National Lampoon comedy writers are trolling for work. But instead of waiting for calls from an agent or manager, they've put their services up for bid on Ebay.
Rainer Werner Fassbinder named his essential trilogy after the Federal Republic of Germany ("Bundesrepublik Deutschland"). The films examine the post-WWII German economic miracle, or…
Contrasting a dip in box office sales at theaters, home entertainment in Germany reached an all-time high in the first nine months 2003.
Singapore has announced dramatic plans to expand its digital cinema facilities.
Sony based-production/management shingle Circle of Confusion has signed vidgame developer Digital Eclipse/Backbone Entertainment as the first step toward creating a multiplatform franchise to include…
America Online is making streaming video and audio more accessible to its millions of subscribers with the acquisition of search technology company Singingfish.