While Disney's shuttering of long struggling portal Go.com reflects its acknowledgment of an expensive failure, last week's move signals much more than that: Hollywood's fear of the Internet is gone.
Film stars Sophia Loren, Claudia Cardinale and Roberto Benigni are among hundreds of artists from across Europe who have written to the European Parliament before a crucial copyright vote.
Irvine-based Interplay Entertainment has been awarded the videogame license to "The Matrix," one of the hottest movie licenses and the crown jewel of Warner Bros. Properties.
BMG and Universal Music Group-backed GetMusic.com has upped creative director Lynn Thomlison to the post of vice president, creative director.
Internet consultancy Razorfish slashed 400 jobs, or 27% of its workforce, on Monday.
The inaugural Animation Business Marketplace will be held March 1-2 at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel. The confab will include panel discus-sions, a job fair and career improvement forums.
Hit Entertainment is in advanced talks to acquire another kidvid producer, possibly Texas-based Lyrick Studios, home of Barney the Dinosaur.
Warner Home Video was the market leader with 20.31% of all videos sold to consumers last year, according to a report by VideoScan.
At a time when dot-coms are discovering that the free-money well has frozen over in the investment community, online film portal iFilm has secured $10 million in financing from heavyweights Yahoo…
A group of Toronto and Los Angeles software and media finance specialists are launching a Web site that will help TV and film producers find financing worldwide.
German media giant Bertelsmann is restructuring the company to merge its broadband activities and television interests into one division. Television holding company the RTL Group is acquiring the…