Square, the Japanese vidgame publisher behind "Final Fantasy," has dissolved its 5-year-old joint venture with U.S. publishing giant Electronic Arts as part of Square's upcoming merger with Enix Corp.
Hollywood.com and Wavexpress have launched MoviePick, a broadband "channel" featuring trailers and other material distributed through Wavexpress' TVTonic media player, which trickles high-quality…
This could be the year of living dangerously for Hollywood's home entertainment divisions. Three long-time home entertainment toppers have already ankled as conglom execs and creative types are…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
Adam Dawtrey - London Eye
Many battered media stocks may recover this year, but Wall Street will be keeping close tabs on one firm in particular: Viacom's Blockbuster vid chain recently disclosed an embarrassing earnings…
The future of digital TV in New Zealand came into sharp focus last week. The government announced Feb. 17 that it is probing digital options to deliver public television, just a day before satcaster…
Sirius Satellite Radio is making an unusual bid for name recognition. The radio satcaster is mailing an 11-page "manifesto" to millions of consumers and media insiders, blasting record-biz ineptitude…
Salon.com's SEC filing last week detailing its financial woes -- it hasn't paid rent since December -- may be harbinger of challenges ahead for many new-media entertainment outlets.
Palm Pictures has signed up Spike Jonze, Michael Gondry and Chris Cunningham as the first three filmmakers whose nonfeature work will be showcased in the audio/visual entertainment company's…
Travis F. Smith - A Wide 'Net
RealNetworks has released a stand-alone subscription program focused on golf called TourCast Plus, part of its recent deal with the PGA Tour.