The battlefront in the copy protection wars is shifting to the FCC from Congress. On Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission voted 3-1 to order TV manufacturers to include digital tuners in…
Vidgame-oriented cabler G4 has spied out a marketing/promotion deal with Revolution Studios and Sony Pictures for this weekend's release of secret-agent feature "XXX."
Fox Searchlab has launched Foxsearchlight.com, a Web site featuring short films, lectures and discussions with top filmmakers and actors, as part of its effort to reach out to new filmmakers.
Pocket PC Films has partnered with consultant Jon Sheinberg and the Machine to pursue content licenses and alliances for Pocket PC, which specializes in distributing entertainment on handheld devices…
Online entertainment company RealNetworks said it cut 11% of its staff, about 90 workers, and combined some business groups to stem losses caused by declining interest, particularly among corporate…
Four Movie Magic software titles, some of the last assets remaining from former Internet high-flyer Creative Planet, were sold to Entertainment Partners, which provides payroll, casting and other…
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"The Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring" has sneaked past "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" to set a record for the highest first-day video sales ever in the U.K.
Digidesign said Dave Lebolt has been promoted to VP and general manager after eight years with the music-software maker best known for its industry-leading Pro Tools sound-editing program.
Minneapolis-based Navarre said it has bought the main assets of bankrupt vidgame and edutainment publisher Encore Software.
Webcasting service iM Networks has signed a marketing alliance with online music service Listen.com to sell the Rhapsody digital music subscription service to iM users.