German media giant Bertelsmann is restructuring the company to merge its broadband activities and television interests into one division. Television holding company the RTL Group is acquiring the…
Hannibal Lecter is back. Both of him. As a reminder to viewers who insist that only Anthony Hopkins could play the suave and savage madman, Anchor Bay Entertainment has released "Manhunter" on DVD in…
Hit Entertainment is in advanced talks to acquire another kidvid producer, possibly Texas-based Lyrick Studios, home of Barney the Dinosaur.
A group of Toronto and Los Angeles software and media finance specialists are launching a Web site that will help TV and film producers find financing worldwide.
Warner Home Video was the market leader with 20.31% of all videos sold to consumers last year, according to a report by VideoScan.
At a time when dot-coms are discovering that the free-money well has frozen over in the investment community, online film portal iFilm has secured $10 million in financing from heavyweights Yahoo…
VDI MultiMedia has tapped Larry Hester prexy of its VDI Group and Neil Nguyen prexy of its multimedia group, while Alan Steel was upped to exec veep of finance and administration and Larry Birstock…
Just two months after abandoning the consumer hardware market, digital video recording service ReplayTV was sold Thursday to digital audio device company SONICblue for roughly $120 million.
Internet broadcasting services provider Play Streaming Media Group said Thursday that it has acquired former parent Play Industries, a company in which Michael Ovitz holds a minority stake.
Call it a dream deferred. On Monday, popular film fan destination CountingDown.com will bow "Dreams," two animated shorts by Steven Spielberg and Ron Howard, which were originally intended as a…
Bob Davis ankled his post as the CEO of Terra Lycos on Thursday as analysts raised concerns about the conglom's ability to keep pace with established services like AOL Time Warner, Yahoo! and…