Brian Lowry: Tuning In
One of the more prominent trends at this year's European Film Market in Berlin was the growing importance of the back catalog.
Sven Ebeling and Hagen Behring, co-CEOs of Media Cooperation One (MCOne), took over the majority share in the Teutonic home entertainment distributor in a management buyout from former owner DBI, the…
MGM Home Entertainment has acquired North American homevideo and television rights of Starway Intl.'s "Bubba Ho-Tep."
UKFS, the international funding and production group, launched a multimedia Web site in an attempt to give the independent film industry a platform that reaches the global movie industry as well as…
In a deal that reflects the growing U.S. DVD-homevideo demand for Spanish-lingo titles, speciality distrib TLA releasing has closed North American home entertainment rights on the Sogepaq-sold…
Foreign Media has licensed DVD and video rights in the Benelux territories for MarVista Entertainment's "South of Heaven West of Hell," "Dead Silence," "Sounder," "Misty," "A Dog of Flanders," "Mary…
In celebration of the 100th anniversary of Cary Grant's birth, several studios are releasing for the first time on DVD movies in which the actor starred.
In a second-day American Film Market deal, U.S. specialty distributor TLA Releasing has taken North American theatrical and DVD/video rights to Spaniard Miguel Albaladejo's "Cachorro" (Bear Cub)…
Zenpix has signed an agreement with New York-based Screen Media Ventures to acquire domestic DVD/video and syndicated TV distrib rights to six of the company's titles.
Continuing to expand its slate of franchiseable animated DVD movie characters and properties, Lions Gate has picked up homevid distrib rights from longtime production partner Mainframe Entertainment…