The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences doesn't like to rush into things, and it doesn't respond to fads. But the arrival of digital cinema is forcing almost every branch of the Academy to take…
After Warner Bros.' "Batman Begins" failed to connect the way Sony's "Spider-Man" franchise did in key international territories, questions were raised over whether foreign auds were tired of…
Indian animator United Television (UTV) has bagged four animation production and two co-production deals worth a total of $4 million with companies in the Netherlands, Canada, Scotland and Luxembourg.
Freeweb Seven Network has inked a deal with mobile content enabler m.Net Corporation to provide a new range of mobile content and increase interactivity with its TV sked.
Jeff Bridges will lead a cast that includes Shia LaBeouf and Zooey Deschanel for Sony Pictures Animation's upcoming CGI pic "Surf's Up," due out in the summer of 2007.
SAG members have voted to accept a new interactive contract with videogame publishers with an 81% endorsement -- despite the pact's lack of residuals. Deal maintains SAG's oversight of vidgame…
Lions Gate Family Entertainment has unveiled a second animated project on its slate, a bigscreen adaptation of the 1969 kids book "Sylvester and the Magic Pebble." Pic will be dubbed simply…
The Supreme Court's recent decision on illegal online file-sharing is either crystal clear or perilously vague, according to conflicting testimony before a somewhat bizarre Senate hearing Thursday.
With no "Spider-Man" sequels on hand and its early summer releases a bust, Sony Pictures relied on homevideo and a first taste of coin from MGM to keep its perf about even with last year.
The number of digital TV households in Western Europe is expected to climb 25% this year to 45.8 million by December and reach 50 million in 2006, according to the latest edition of Informa Telecoms…
Local cabler i-Cable Communications has launched the imusic service, allowing legal downloads of local music. Service functions like a Hong Kong-centered iTunes, sourcing songs from major local…