Settling that argument about who won an Oscar in 1985 is about to get a lot easier. Verizon Wireless users are gaining access to a new service from cellular application developer Vindigo Studios…
In an accord with wide-reaching implications for the music and movie download biz, Bertelsmann Music subsids CDNow and N2K have agreed not to contest a series of patents held by SightSound…
Vin Diesel's Tigon Studios, a vidgame production company the action star founded in 2002, will have its first release this summer in the adaptation of "The Chronicles of Riddick," which it is…
MGM's Home Entertainment Group has named Susan Silverman Caesar VP, special events and client relations -- a newly created position.
As Disney continues to test disposable DVDs in various markets, the company with which it's partnered on the technology, New York-based Flexplay Technologies, is setting up an office in Los Angeles…
Travis F. Smith: A Wide 'Net
One of the founders of MP3.com is taking another stab at the online music business. Steve Sheiner, formerly exec VP of sales and marketing at MP3.com, is heading up the relaunch of Unsigned Music…
Gold Circle, the company that financed "My Big Fat Greek Wedding," has just delivered a startling proposal to top talent agencies: Bring us your top talent, defer their usual hefty upfront fees, and…
In excavating their vaults for DVD extras, studios are shedding a new light on a shadowy realm of Hollywood history -- the evolving art of movie trailers.
There's still one corner of Hollywood where piracy is openly encouraged: the movie trailer biz. Visitors to Web sites like Yahoo! Movies, JoBlo.com or ComingSoon.net, beckoned by the studios, are…
Cablers Cablevision and Multicanal forked out millions in borrowed money last decade to build large networks.