Internet incubator Idealab! has acquired CD e-tailer Spun.com, the company announced Wednesday. The price was not disclosed.
The $1 billion deal among German media group Bertelsmann, Spanish telco Telefonica and the newly merged search engine Terra Lycos has given the Teutonic giant an opportunity to further globalize its…
Pop.com has named Sofia Sondervan head of acquisitions, overseeing film buys and finding original productions and talent, said John Sloss, partner in POPfest. Sondervan, previously head of…
Gwen Whitson on Thursday was tapped senior veep of business and legal affairs for Warner Bros. Online and Entertaindom.com. She will be responsible for the drafting and negotiation of all…
Former Epic Records and EMI Records exec Michael Schnapp was tapped Thursday as veep of rock for online music label SpinRecords.com. At EMI Records, Schnapp was veep of A&R and veep of rock. San…
German production group Das Werk and L.A.-based Detour Magazine are launching a joint online film mag -- Detour Europe -- in July. The two companies will be equal partners in the venture, which will…
Online film distributor Indie-Underground.com this week announced a slate of new execs from traditional and new media to lead the company.
In yet another clash of the media titans, Blockbuster is hiding copies of DreamWorks' "American Beauty" video behind store counters because the studio wouldn't cave to Blockbuster's financial term…
Digital Entertainment Network told its 150-person staff late Wednesday that the Santa Monica-based company has run out of funding and can no longer pay employees at the Gen-Y Netcaster.
IFilm Networks has hired Jim Hughes, former senior veep and G.M. of online music site Launch.com and co-founder of E! Online, as senior veep to handle online marketing, production and product…
Domestic Film DAILY
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Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy1Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$255.2M Disney 26.88%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2Daily:$1.7M Cumulative:$148.5M Paramount Pictures 28.38%
If I Stay
If I Stay3Daily:$1.5M Cumulative:$18.5M Warner Brothers / New Line 21.30%