Vivendi Universal said Tuesday that it will eliminate close to 250 jobs through the reorganization of its Sierra Online software publishing arm.
TRW's Picture PipeLine has inked a deal with 20th Century Fox for the studio to use its secure broadband network and digital production tools during the production of the films "Behind Enemy Lines"…
DreamWorks' megahit "Shrek" contains a lot of nose-thumbing at rival Disney's animated heritage. And the pic's DVD release may add even more fuel to the companies' long-standing toon tiff.
The long-simmering battle between studios and video-rental retailers -- particularly Blockbuster -- is escalating into all-out war. And the result may revolutionize the way studios price their videos…
Carmike Cinemas is seeking bankruptcy court blessing for anointing Fandango as its Internet ticketer.
Cue the wrecking ball: George Lucas is waiting in the wings. Effects shop Industrial Light & Magic and other Lucas Digital operations aim to make their new home in San Francisco's Presidio by about…
The Australian government is to ban unrestricted importation of films and videos, arts minister Peter McGauran has revealed to Daily Variety, killing off a threat that has been hanging over the…
Internet company StarMedia Network upped prexy Enrique Narcisco to CEO, replacing founder Fernando Espuelas, who remains chairman.
Broadband-based video-on-demand service Intertainer has tapped Stephen Condon as senior veep, chief marketing officer. Condon is responsible for spearheading Intertainer's customer acquisition and…
Loudeye Technologies, the Seattle-based company that converts audio and video for broadcast over the Internet, has upped David Weld to prexy and chief operating officer.
NBC has completed its $85 million purchase of NBC Internet Inc., which operates the NBCi.com Web site. The San Francisco-based company's shares have declined 78% as losses have mounted.