Film funding body FFA in its April session has put aside E2.7 million ($3.2 million) for production support of nine pics.
The movie rental business has found its new Holy Grail: monthly subscriptions. Taking a leaf from the success of online rentailer Netflix, video granddaddy Blockbuster is set to roll out its own…
Sumner Redstone intends to acquire mid-size vidgame publisher Midway Games and grow the company into a major player through an infusion of creative talent.
The Recording Industry Assn. of America's latest legal dragnet aimed at curbing online music piracy caught 69 individuals using university Internet connections to swap songs illegally.
DVD distrib Anchor Bay Entertainment U.K. is moving into theatrical releases, kicking off with four horror titles similar to those that have made its DVD sales a success.
Financially troubled German cabler PrimaCom has launched a 22-channel digital TV platform that includes movie, video-on-demand, erotic and foreign-language outlets.
Sony Music's licensing division has set up a Web site to provide potential partners with access to its entire library of more than 100 years worth of music.
Digital music store MusicNet is making its first move into what many in its space have identified as one of the biggest potential markets: college campuses.
The one-hour season finale of "Friends" will be out on DVD on May 11 -- just five days after the episode airs on NBC.
Wireless gaming company In-fusio, the largest mobile game publisher in Europe, is opening a Los Angeles office to grow its ability to license Hollywood properties to fuel its expansion into the…
Just for Variety - GOOD MORNING: Does anyone out there have a color copy of the 1957 CBS "Rodgers & Hammerstein's 'Cinderella" starring Julie Andrews? R&H, PBS and Julie have entered into a deal to…
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