The Big Easy will go Big Media this fall with a planned MediaFest that combines film, music, vidgames and advertising.
A group of European music-trade orgs have launched a Web campaign to promote the virtues of legitimate online music services and publicize the shortcomings of free file-swapping networks like Kazaa…
Virgin Megastore France and Universal Music France have pacted to make U's titles available for download from Virginmega.fr beginning June 1.
In the not-pretty-but-quite-useful Web site category, check out KORDA, a newly launched European database that provides "a compilation of available information on public funding for film and…
Bob Fiorella has been tapped senior VP of finance for 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment.
Battered file-swapping pioneer Napster may be dead, but its name will live on -- thanks to an injection of new technology from one of the record industry's first efforts at bringing music legally to…
"Matrix" mania has fueled sales of the Atari vidgame "Enter the Matrix," which the Wachowski brothers wrote and directed while shooting "Reloaded" and the sequel. Game debuted worldwide the same day…
There were few big announcements at this year's Electronic Entertainment Expo, which wrapped May 16 in Los Angeles, but showbiz companies that bank huge licensing checks from the vidgame business did…
Distribs from around the world tucked into an exotic spread at Miramax's annual Cannes lunch Friday at the Majestic Beach.
Nicolas Cage is ready to cop a deal on "Dead to Rights," starring in a screen version of the bestselling vidgame.
Disney is becoming disposable. In an effort to boost DVD sales and counter the advantages of electronic delivery, Buena Vista Home Entertainment is teaming with a DVD technology company to test…