In search of new revenues and a lure for its fledgling entertainment offerings, America Online is venturing into the high stakes and highly competitive retail video and music biz. AOL plans to launch…
One of the most storied franchises in the vidgame business, "Half-Life," is being shopped in Hollywood as a potential feature film.
DVD distrib label Koch Lorber Films has signed an exclusive deal with Hindi movie distributors CineCorp and Street Alien Pictures to launch a line of Bollywood pics on disc.
Wolfe Video, which distributes exclusively gay and lesbian titles, will enter the domestic theatrical distribution market with Marco Filiberti's "A Little More Than a Year Ago."
Vivendi Universal has sold off its online casual-game unit, ending a once-ambitious venture by sending Flipside Inc. to Sherman Oaks-based Vendare Group for an undisclosed amount of cash.
MGM Home Entertainment is launching an MGM Kids label -- featuring a lion cub in place of the familiar Leo in the logo -- to emphasize all the new deals it has struck for high-profile preschool and…
The European Union unveiled a plan Wednesday that it hopes will help kickstart the growth of digital TV in Europe, which has been sluggish for several years.
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Digital film-finishing facility iO Film will demo post-production technology used on high-definition video as well as technology for transferring that material to 35mm film.
"Star Wars Galaxies," the long-awaited massively multiplayer online game from LucasArts and Sony Online Entertainment, snapped up 125,000 customers in its first week of release, the companies said.