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Columbia House, the nation's largest direct marketer of home entertainment, has tapped Marc Zachary to a new post as senior VP of product development.
Sharon Morrill has been promoted to president of DisneyToon Studios. Morrill will continue to oversee all aspects of development and production for the division's burgeoning line of Disney video…
Terrorists are moving into the piracy biz at an alarmingly rapid rate, according to MPAA topper Jack Valenti and a recent report from Interpol.
Image Entertainment has licensed all 45 episodes of the CBS series "Pee-wee's Playhouse" from Herman World for DVD release.
New Line Home Entertainment marketing exec Matt Lasorsa and sales exec Pamela Kelley, have each been promoted to exec VP.
Stephen J. Cannell has struck an exclusive long-term distribution deal with Anchor Bay Entertainment to release some of his series on DVD.
Andy Mooney, chief of Disney's consumer products biz, told a group attending the Licensing Show in Gotham on Wednesday that big retailers have started hawking certain film-based toys more…
Climax Entertainment, one of the largest vidgame developers not owned by a publisher that distributes its games, has named industry vet David Schwartz to head up its recently opened L.A. studio.