Reflecting its core focus on satellite TV, News Corp. has changed the name of recently acquired Hughes Electronics Corp. to the DirecTV Group.
Like a barrage of end-of-semester term papers, media companies filed their year-end financial 10K reports to the Securities & Exchange Commission by the Monday deadline. In the process, Time Warner…
Spanish-lingo sports content producer SportsYa, created during the short Latin American Internet boom, has inked an accord to supply portal Yahoo! en español.
Shares in Napster parent company Roxio rose more than 18% on Monday as it announced slightly higher guidance for the current quarter based on stronger-than-expected online music sales, but still…
The Italian government will fill empty film fund coffers to the tune of $98 million for 2004 and get tough on those who download pics from the web.
Hoping to capitalize on demand for wholesome family fare, Montreal-based Madacy Entertainment in association with L.A.-based Vision Films & Hello Media is launching a line of movies on DVD to be…
Aussie animated vet Yoram Gross has formed an L.A.-based co-venture, YG USA, which already has sold domestic TV and homevid rights to the series "Flipper & Lopaka" to Miramax.
India's fourth Frames confab will focus on games and animation to attract U.S. companies looking to outsource jobs. Frames -- which stands for the unwieldy Films, Radio, Audio-visual, Music, Events…
A Korean family-based love story featuring two hot stars and gorgeous landscapes, which has pulled heavily on heartstrings in most Asian countries, now has worked its magic in Japan.
Blockbuster be warned: Hell hath no fury like a studio scorned.
Filmmaker Vincent Gallo created lots of Internet chatter last week when he turned to eBay to sell a collection of high-end equipment that took him more than two years to collect, test and retrofit…