Over the past few weeks, a young Brit named James Sinclair sat at his computer and watched dailies from Steven Spielberg's upcoming "Minority Report," pored over client files of a major tenpercentery…
Gaga Communications, Japan's most successful independent film distribution and media company, has snapped up local rights to 15,000 films owned by Internet short film pioneer iFilm.
Universal-backed production venture Hypnotic has tapped James Malatesta VP and creative director of branded entertainment, Dayna Lustig VP of distribution and Douglas Scott VP of marketing.
Cable TV services company AT&T Broadband said Monday it has finalized an agreement with consumer electronics retailer Best Buy to sell AT&T digital cable and high-speed Internet access services.
The dog days of August have brought more than blistering heat for the recording biz, which is being asked to prove why two online music distribution services backed by the majors won't snuff out…
The Justice Department has begun an antitrust investigation spurred by two new online music ventures, Pressplay and MusicNet. Lawyers close to the case told The Wall Street Journal that the probe is…
Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment is launching a high-resolution line of DVDs offering enhanced video and audio but no extra features.
Online gaming and chat venture TheGlobe.com said Friday that it is all but pulling the plug -- shuttering two sites, firing half of its staff and seeking buyout offers for its five popular online…
For those already armed with Criterion's 1998 DVD version of "The Silence of the Lambs," beware: This "special edition" is no improvement. Release, which is linked to the double-disc package of…
RealNetworks and CBS are proving that Netizens will pay to watch Internet content. At least a small number, so far.
Michael T. Smith, who ankled as chairman-CEO of Hughes Electronics Corp. in May, has joined the board of NeTune Communications, the Los Angeles company behind ShowRunner, a satellite system that…