In Japan, 2001 could be called the Year of Records. Both local pics and Hollywood blockbusters set new highs, and a whopping 163.28 million tickets were sold, 20.6 % more than in 2000.
A team of project developers from Nickelodeon and vidgame-maker THQ has harvested its first fruits, tapping two proposals to become vidgames with longer-term plans to make each a television or movie…
Mum's the word as far as SAG's elections committee is concerned. Panel decided Wednesday to bar newspaper stories about the bitter rerun election from the guild's Web site. SAG had no comment about…
F/x facility Company 3 has tapped Alex Brodie as Henry artist/visual f/x supervisor, while Christine Carr has joined the company as an f/x producer. Both come from now-shuttered post production shop…
Broadcast design shop mOcean has tapped Kevin Aratari managing director and said it will expand its Venice-based headquarters.
The Visual Effects Society has upped Jennifer Fink to office manager and Jason Zimmerman to creative director, while Kate Neumann has been tapped director of operations.
Creative Planet is history: The entertainment industry software maker has changed its name to Movie Magic Technologies.
In a twist that could put a kink in studio and record company online plans, a federal magistrate in Pennsylvania has ruled that patents held by SightSound Technologies for distributing audio and…
Having finally been handed a movie that can fly in the same stratosphere as the top-selling videos of all time, Warner Home Video is conjuring all its magic marketing spells -- and digging deep into…
Hong Kong's Motion Picture Industry Assn. has joined the fight against piracy by launching the city's first online film copyright database.
European Union ministers slapped a tax on Internet sales of U.S. digital products in Europe on Tuesday, a move the Bush administration considers an attempt by Brussels to impose its own standards.