The studios suffered their first loss this week in a campaign to extend state laws against cable and satellite TV theft to cover new forms of electronic distribution such as the Internet.
Newly formed Gotham-based video label Koch Lorber Films has acquired exclusive rights to release Fellini classic "La Dolce Vita."
German telco giant Deutsche Telekom is in talks with Disney for content as it gears up to launch a video-on-demand service at the end of the year.
Realizing that action movies is where the car is the star, gave rise to BMW Films' collection of much lauded A-list helmed shorts, "The Hire."
Boffo B.O. isn't the only thing that's mind-bending about "Matrix: Reloaded" -- so apparently is the payday due the Wachowski brothers.
Zinc Entertainment, a division of Joel Silver's Silver Pictures, will produce "Dungeons & Dragons: The Sequel" for an early 2004 release.
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.