Murdoch-backed Star TV has put exec veepee of business development Altaf Ali in charge of direct-to-home and broadband services in India
The William Morris Agency has donated $150,000 to the USC School of Cinema-Television's new Robert Zemeckis Center for Digital Arts.
The national board of the Directors Guild of America has approved a four-year contract with commercials producers and referred the pact to the union's 12,000 members for a ratification vote.
Microsoft and vidgame developer Electronic Arts have inked a multi-year deal in which EA will produce 10 games for the software giant's Xbox console, which is scheduled to bow next fall. Microsoft…
Netcaster Hookt.com has closed a third round of financing with $5 million secured from venture capitalist firm Warburg, Pincus. The hip-hop dot-com, which has inked partnerships with Eminem and Puff…
After nearly a year of rumors that they would merge, Disney and Yahoo finally have. Well, sort of. The companies said Tuesday that they have inked a partnership under which Walt Disney Internet Group…
Overseas Filmgroup has beefed up its home entertainment arm, First Look, with five executive appointments. Heading up the division as senior VP of home entertainment is Bill Bromiley. Working under…
EMI has agreed to Internet video licensing deals with the U.K.'s IchooseTV and Sweden's Musicbrigade.com. IchooseTV launches in February as an advertising-driven online network offering on-demand…
The gavel dropped Tuesday in Los Angeles bankruptcy court as the technology assets of troubled file swapping service Scour were awarded to CenterSpan Communications for $9 million in cash and stock…
Online music seller EMusic.com has amended its licensing agreement with National Music Publishers' Assn. unit the Harry Fox Agency to include a royalty structure for its planned music streaming…
Imax Corp. is expected to announce today that it has sold to Japanese cinema operator T-Joy the first commercial digital DLP Cinema projector for use in a multiplex theater.