With the narrative drive of a live-action feature and the imaginative leaps of East Asian manga, Japanimation B.O. phenom "Spirited Away" is an out-and-out charmer.
The Indian government is simplifying its policy for media content imports. From April, films on videotape, compact disc, laserdisc and digital video disc will be allowed into the country without most…
RealNetworks has inked a deal that will put paying subscribers of its RealOne service in the driver's seat during NASCAR races.
In Japan, 2001 could be called the Year of Records. Both local pics and Hollywood blockbusters set new highs, and a whopping 163.28 million tickets were sold, 20.6 % more than in 2000.
A team of project developers from Nickelodeon and vidgame-maker THQ has harvested its first fruits, tapping two proposals to become vidgames with longer-term plans to make each a television or movie…
Mum's the word as far as SAG's elections committee is concerned. Panel decided Wednesday to bar newspaper stories about the bitter rerun election from the guild's Web site. SAG had no comment about…
F/x facility Company 3 has tapped Alex Brodie as Henry artist/visual f/x supervisor, while Christine Carr has joined the company as an f/x producer. Both come from now-shuttered post production shop…
Broadcast design shop mOcean has tapped Kevin Aratari managing director and said it will expand its Venice-based headquarters.
The Visual Effects Society has upped Jennifer Fink to office manager and Jason Zimmerman to creative director, while Kate Neumann has been tapped director of operations.
Creative Planet is history: The entertainment industry software maker has changed its name to Movie Magic Technologies.
In a twist that could put a kink in studio and record company online plans, a federal magistrate in Pennsylvania has ruled that patents held by SightSound Technologies for distributing audio and…