Hamish McAlpine, head of U.K. and U.S. film distribution company Tartan Films, has hired former Playboy VP Andrew Schreiber as president of Tartan Video USA. The division should launch this fall.
Sony emerged as a player in the digital cinema space last week, showing off a digital projector it hopes will compete with Texas Instruments' DLP Cinema System.
Execs worrying about the right dates for theatrical, DVD and pay-per-view have a new release window to start thinking about: handheld vidgame consoles.
Ad sales for five media categories -- the broadcast networks, national syndication, cable TV, national newspapers and the Internet -- shot up by double digits for the first quarter.
New Line Home Entertainment marketing exec Matt Lasorsa and sales exec Pamela Kelley, have each been promoted to exec VP.
Universal Pictures has optioned "Doom" for producers Lorenzo di Bonaventura and John Wells, with Enda McCallion attached to make his directorial debut.
The Justice Dept. on Thursday ended its nearly three-year-long antitrust investigation into video-on-demand service Movielink. DOJ was concerned that the collaboration of Sony, Warner Bros.…
Scott Sassa is back, and he's going dot-com. The former NBC entertainment topper has signed on as CEO of social networking Netco Friendster.com.
New Line will release the DVD of "Elf" on Nov. 16. The two-disc set will be another of the studio's branded Infinifilm special editions that feature thematically connected bonus features that can be…
Comcast is taking another step into the online gaming business with a new vidgame-on-demand service for its broadband Internet subscribers. It's part of a broader strategy by the cable and Internet…
In Demand, the largest distributor of pay-per-view movies and events in the U.S., has pushed its video-on-demand service into a record 12 million homes.
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