The Internet may be an ideal means to rope in a core audience for shoestring-budget films, execs said at the Innovative Models of Independent Film Distribution panel at the AFM Monday.
The Los Angeles Latino Intl. Film Festival has launched a Web site that will provide a list of Iberoamerican cinema available to the U.S. market as part of its year-round objective to spur further…
The nation's first video game tour is switching to one-player mode. GameRiot, which started last year as part of the Lollapalooza music tour, is beginning its own 30-city spring tour this month…
Having kept "Shrek" alive with consumers in a theme park attraction while completing work on this summer's "Shrek 2," DreamWorks will use the 15-minute 3-D program to promote the sequel to an even…
The BBC plans to put its popular TV events onto the Internet for the first time, kicking off with the Glastonbury rock festival in June, headlined by Paul McCartney, followed by the Athens Olympics…
Wasserman Media Group has acquired 411 Prods., which produces skateboarding, snowboarding, surfing and BMX videos. Founded in 1993, 411 is the leading vid producer in what is known as the action…
KABC engineers were investigating Monday why several HDTV users were unable to pick up the station's signal during the Academy Awards telecast.
The top-selling homevideo title of the year so far is one that didn't even play in movie theaters -- Disney's "The Lion King 1½."
Niche digital cable net Trio is looking to make a big splash online, expanding its brand with a broadband initiative dubbed TrioPlus that offers dozens of edgy original animated shorts culled in part…
Brian Lowry: Tuning In
One of the more prominent trends at this year's European Film Market in Berlin was the growing importance of the back catalog.