Paramount Intl. TV has closed its first video-on-demand pact for Spain, inking with telco giant Telefonica to supply pics to its Internet broadband TV operator Imagenio.
Paramount Pictures acquired the pitch “Odd Todd,” a comedy to be directed by Jonathan Kesselman. Todd Rosenberg, who originated a Web cartoon series on Comedy Central’s broadband Web site, will write…
Genius Products has inked a U.S. distribution deal with BKN Intl. for 16 animated kidvid titles, most of them based on classic tales. All-animal CGI version of "A Christmas Carol" will receive a…
Japanese advertising giant Dentsu and trading house Mitsubishi Corp. are pacting to finance, produce, market and manage rights for Japanese animation.
EMI is giving its entire library a digital boost. The diskery, coming off a shaky year that has resulted in talks of a merge with the smaller but more financially robust Warner Music Group, has made…
Deluxe Digital Studios is starting production of HD DVD and Blu-ray in its London facility as part of its expansion in advance of the U.K. and European launch of the formats.
Broadcasters including the BBC, ITV and Turner Broadcasting Systems are involved in a six-month mobile TV trial using technology that will be rolled out in Germany for the soccer World Cup, which…
Former Daily Variety home entertainment editor Scott Hettrick has launched his first Web-based skein through new shingle Iron Sink Media. Hettrick teamed up with Scott Zakarian, creator of early Net…
Internet entertainment site Mania TV! has signed Tom Green to host a live online talkshow that will debut June 15. Green, the Canadian shock comic and former MTV personality, will broadcast from his…
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