IGN Entertainment has reported its first-ever profitable quarter, with $204,000 in net profits compared with a net loss of $3.2 million a year ago. It also lost $3.9 million in the third quarter of…
Intel and its vendors have scored another win in the battle for Hollywood buyers of big "farms" of computers that render computer-generated effects and animation, announcing that Pixar will convert…
Nintendo and Microsoft confirmed in recent days that sales of their vidgame consoles weren't quite as strong as they'd hoped in their first full years on the market.
Video rental giant Blockbuster finished out the year redeeming itself from fears of imminent obsolescence with a solid fourth-quarter revenue rise of 17% to $1.58 billion over last year and a tidy…
Online music service FullAudio has tapped tech sector veteran Scott Kauffman president-CEO, replacing topper Chris Gladwin, who will step down to the role of operating chief and retain his seat on…
The Video Software Dealers Assn. will expand its indie filmmaker program at its convention this summer under a partnership with Had to Be Made, a film fest run through independent videostores.
A Wide 'Net - Travis F. Smith
Showtime PPV is making its annual push for pay-per-view and video-on-demand services, reporting record revs in 2002 -- driven mostly by increased rentals of theatrical movies and pornos. But even a…
Art pic aficionado Richard Lorber is back in the distribution game with a newly formed DVD label, Koch Lorber Films. The Gotham-based specialty film distrib will launch in the second quarter with an…
TV critics with thriving eBay businesses -- you know who you are --better think twice before posting any more HBO tapes online.
Online music service Pressplay soon will be able to beef up its digital library with tracks from such artists as Nirvana, Frank Zappa and Mudhoney, thanks to new music-licensing deals with a clutch…