The Video Software Dealers Assn. will expand its indie filmmaker program at its convention this summer under a partnership with Had to Be Made, a film fest run through independent videostores.
A Wide 'Net - Travis F. Smith
Showtime PPV is making its annual push for pay-per-view and video-on-demand services, reporting record revs in 2002 -- driven mostly by increased rentals of theatrical movies and pornos. But even a…
Art pic aficionado Richard Lorber is back in the distribution game with a newly formed DVD label, Koch Lorber Films. The Gotham-based specialty film distrib will launch in the second quarter with an…
TV critics with thriving eBay businesses -- you know who you are --better think twice before posting any more HBO tapes online.
Online music service Pressplay soon will be able to beef up its digital library with tracks from such artists as Nirvana, Frank Zappa and Mudhoney, thanks to new music-licensing deals with a clutch…
A Wide 'Net - Travis Smith
Angelsmith, a new L.A.-based production and marketing firm focused on interactive entertainment, has launched with projects for Sony, CBS and RCA Records.
"The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers" topped the list of nominees for the eighth annual AOL Moviegoer Awards.
Canuck telecom and media conglom BCE has ended its much-hyped convergence strategy of matching its Internet, broadcast and newspaper properties.
Nokia has debuted a mobile phone that's designed as much for playing games as making calls, saying it will take on Nintendo in the lucrative handheld game market. Company also announced deals with…