ShowBizData.com has partnered with the Video Software Dealers Assn.'s VidTrac rental revenue tracking system to create a service offering customized reports reflecting a film's box office gross and…
Custom, the sought-after Canadian artist who recently ankled a long-term deal with Virgin Records amid a dispute with Virgin Records Group vice chairman Nancy Berry, has signed a new contract with…
The European Union is throwing its weight behind moves to establish a common standard for the burgeoning digital TV industry.
The first movie in the "Star Trek" franchise will become the first in the series to get special edition treatment on DVD when Paramount Home Entertainment introduces "Star Trek: the Motion Picture -…
In an effort to enhance its online music offerings, Brilliant Digital Entertainment has named Def Jam Entertainment topper and hip-hop icon Russell Simmons to its board of directors. Simmons has also…
Pioneering writer-director Preston Sturges once said "too much security is bad for art," and this became the motto not only of his full life and dazzlingly abrupt Hollywood career, but of his fourth…
After months of negotiations, Sony has formalized an agreement with four studio partners on its Internet-based movie-on-demand service.
Creative Planet on Wednesday laid off 26 people, leaving 80 employees at the software company that once had more than 300 in its ranks.
Extra time needed for Michael Bay to create an R-rated version of "Pearl Harbor" and complete production work on the 12 hours of extra material for a special DVD edition has forced Disney to create…
Toho's latest Hayao Miyazaki animation feature "Sen-to Chihiro-no Kamikakushi" (Spirited Out) has beaten the local B.O. record for a Japanese film in just 25 days.
The long-simmering battle between studios and video-rental retailers -- particularly Blockbuster -- is escalating into all-out war. And the result may revolutionize the way studios price their videos…