A key Republican pol laid down the law Thursday, threatening the studios and their legal opponent ClearPlay with legislation if they do not resolve their court battle in the next few weeks.
Now that the film biz is embracing day-and-date openings, DVD may start to embrace the trend, panelists at a Variety Cannes Conference Series panel session said Thursday morning.
Online musicstore Napster launched in the U.K. on Thursday and immediately drew derision from Web-based rivals who say it is too expensive.
"The Spot," one of the first Internet TV shows from the earliest days of the dot-com boom, is back -- this time on cell phones.
MusicNow, which was recently acquired by Circuit City, is partnering with the Vans Warped Tour to create the first online musicstore that will sell recordings of live concert performances, as well as…
Indie film "Off the Lip" is attempting to enlist new fans via an online reality series about producers' guerrilla marketing campaign.
Industry reps have bowed out of a congressional hearing skedded for today that would explore the right of businesses to sell software products that edit sex and violence out of movies.
Vidgame and entertainment industry vets Tim Langdell and Geoff Brown have formed an agency that will target the increasing convergence of the movie biz and games.
In a push to rekindle an international ancillary life for the work that first put Killer Films on the map, Fortissimo Film Sales has acquired distribution rights to select titles from the New…
Spain was the fastest-growing theatrical market in Europe for the U.S. majors last year, while France posted the region's biggest jump in homevideo revenues.
Hart Sharp Video has acquired domestic home entertainment distribution rights for Morgan Spurlock's "Super Size Me," with plans for a fall release.