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…
Carmike Cinemas is seeking bankruptcy court blessing for anointing Fandango as its Internet ticketer.
Cue the wrecking ball: George Lucas is waiting in the wings. Effects shop Industrial Light & Magic and other Lucas Digital operations aim to make their new home in San Francisco's Presidio by about…
The Australian government is to ban unrestricted importation of films and videos, arts minister Peter McGauran has revealed to Daily Variety, killing off a threat that has been hanging over the…
Internet company StarMedia Network upped prexy Enrique Narcisco to CEO, replacing founder Fernando Espuelas, who remains chairman.
Broadband-based video-on-demand service Intertainer has tapped Stephen Condon as senior veep, chief marketing officer. Condon is responsible for spearheading Intertainer's customer acquisition and…
Loudeye Technologies, the Seattle-based company that converts audio and video for broadcast over the Internet, has upped David Weld to prexy and chief operating officer.
NBC has completed its $85 million purchase of NBC Internet Inc., which operates the NBCi.com Web site. The San Francisco-based company's shares have declined 78% as losses have mounted.
The Eighth World Animation Celebration wrapped Sunday evening with an awards presentation for the best in animated programming and the induction of Walt Disney, Chuck Jones and Winsor McCay as the…
Law firm Weston Benshoof Rochefort Rubalcava & MacCuish has added two associates to its entertainment and new-media group, which represents a slew of A-list helmers of animated films, as well as…