"Akira," one of the earliest and most popular films in the Japanese anime film wave, is being restored in preparation for a theatrical re-release in the U.S. this spring.
Netcaster Pseudo.com is coming back from the dot-com graveyard. Digital broadcaster INTV said Thursday it will pay $2 million for the assets of shuttered Pseudo Programs, which is being liquidated in…
Cary Granat, who helped establish Dimension Films as a lean, mean production model for genre pics as production prexy under Bob Weinstein, has opened his own company.
Leonard Chiariglione will ankle his post as executive director of the Secure Digital Music Initiative in the coming months.
Universal-backed Hypnotic.com picked up worldwide distribution rights to two short films at the Sundance Film Festival on Wednesday.
Netscape.com, originally a site to download the Netscape Web browser, will become the main portal for AOL Time Warner Internet content, including the conglom's entertainment-related information.
Pixar Animation Studios tapped co-founder Ed Catmull to the newly created post of prexy Wednesday, upping him from chief technical officer and member of the studio's executive team.
Three entertainment Netcos caused a dot-commotion Wednesday, with about 40 pinkslips going out at Z.com, Icebox.com and Hollywood.com.
Streaming video company RealNetworks has entered into a four-year deal with New Line Cinema to promote "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy.
FROM SUNDANCENancy Sullivan has been tapped senior VP of media relations at Jimmy and Doug's Farmclub.com, the Universal-backed digital music site.