In the biggest launch of a new gaming console to date, Nintendo said Thursday its new GameCube system sold more than 500,000 units in its first week in the U.S. That's 200,000 more than rival Xbox…
Director Spike Jonze, who headed Propaganda Films' commercial production division Satellite Films, has inked a deal for commercial and musicvid representation with production company MJZ.
DVD popularity and revenue growth overseas will continue to fall farther behind the U.S. until every studio starts pricing DVD movies for sale on the same day that VHS movies are released at a rental…
More than four years after forming a successful independent video production partnership, York/Maverick Entertainment is splitting up.
In a case closely tracked by the entertainment biz, the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday took up the fate of a law forcing Internet site operators to make sure kids aren't looking at adult material.
A New York federal appeals court Wednesday ruled in favor of the major film studios, ordering a Web site operator to remove a program called DeCSS, which allows hackers to crack the encryption code…
Key Capitol Hill pols trying to light a fire under the troubled digital TV transition instructed a special task force of industry leaders Wednesday to work out their problems by springtime or weather…
"Welcome to Jurassic Park, the disposable phone." In one of the most unusual cross-promotions for a video, beginning Dec. 11, Universal Studios Home Video is partnering with a cell-phone company in…
In a surprise move, Bertelsmann eCommerce Group topper Andreas Schmidt is ankling his post, as the German media giant revealed a shakeup in its digital distribution and e-commerce business Wednesday.
Despite a lawsuit by the film and television divisions of AOL Time Warner, Viacom, Disney and NBC alleging the device violates copyright laws, Sonicblue said Wednesday it will ship its new digital…
Mandy Tankenson has been upped to producer at visual f/x house CFX, formerly known as Centropolis ("Independence Day," "The Patriot," "Godzilla").