The Animation Guild has signed a deal with Spaff Animation for work on Disney's theatrical release "Jungle Book II" and the direct-to-video release of "Lion King 1-1/2."
New York-based Transmission Films said it will roll out a for-pay system beginning today that will distribute foreign and indie films over a Napster-like network.
It packed enough punch to drive Congress crazy a decade ago, so there's no telling how loopy legislators will get when they take a gander at the fifth "Mortal Kombat" vidgame.
Their craft long poorly understood, film editors now have a bigger concern: whether transforming new technologies will leave them out of the picture in movies of the future.
African broadcasters and politicos will discuss how to use digital technology in the increasingly deregulated environment on the continent at this year's Broadcast World Africa Conference.
It sounds like a cross between Fritz Lang and anime, but boosters of machinima hope it will be accepted widely as yet another form of animation.
A coincidental set of announcements over the past several days summed up the shrinking opportunities online in Hollywood. Where these companies once sought Net riches, now they're finding refuge in…
The battlefront in the copy protection wars is shifting to the FCC from Congress. On Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission voted 3-1 to order TV manufacturers to include digital tuners in…
Vidgame-oriented cabler G4 has spied out a marketing/promotion deal with Revolution Studios and Sony Pictures for this weekend's release of secret-agent feature "XXX."
Fox Searchlab has launched Foxsearchlight.com, a Web site featuring short films, lectures and discussions with top filmmakers and actors, as part of its effort to reach out to new filmmakers.
Pocket PC Films has partnered with consultant Jon Sheinberg and the Machine to pursue content licenses and alliances for Pocket PC, which specializes in distributing entertainment on handheld devices…