New FCC chairman Michael Powell said Tuesday there's no question that wealthier Americans will be the first to benefit from fancy new digital gadgets, but that this so-called digital divide is part…
Universal Pictures subsid Hypnotic has acquired exclusive worldwide distribution rights to four shorts that bowed at this year's Slamdance Film Festival, which the Netco sponsored.
The light is going out in the fridge on Friday. Unable to secure sufficient funding, Netcaster Icebox.com announced that it will shutter by the end of the week.
Entertainment marketing and branding powerhouse Pittard Sullivan has laid off 11% of its staff as the company restructures its operations. Most of the layoffs come out of the company's Culver City…
Vivendi Universal's online gaming subsid Flipside.com said Tuesday it will acquire rival Uproar for $140 million in a deal that should create one of the largest interactive gaming networks on the…
While Disney's shuttering of long struggling portal Go.com reflects its acknowledgment of an expensive failure, last week's move signals much more than that: Hollywood's fear of the Internet is gone.
Steve Golin's Los Angeles-based management and production company Anonymous Content has begun production on a series of Internet-based shorts exec produced by David Fincher. John Frankenheimer, Ang…
Internet consultancy Razorfish slashed 400 jobs, or 27% of its workforce, on Monday.
BMG and Universal Music Group-backed GetMusic.com has upped creative director Lynn Thomlison to the post of vice president, creative director.
The inaugural Animation Business Marketplace will be held March 1-2 at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel. The confab will include panel discus-sions, a job fair and career improvement forums.
Irvine-based Interplay Entertainment has been awarded the videogame license to "The Matrix," one of the hottest movie licenses and the crown jewel of Warner Bros. Properties.