Further blurring the line between videogames and movies, a special DVD edition of "Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within," being created specifically for the PlayStation 2, will allow viewers to…
Chris Hill has been upped to veep, business development, for Showtime Networks' Digital Media Group, while Julia Veale has been promoted to veep, business development, at the division.
Digital rights management firm Lockstream has bowed new software, VideoLock, to tag digital video content with unique user information to thwart illegal distribution of the video both on- and offline.
The Walt Disney Internet Group has inked a deal with Jabber.com to license the company's instant messaging software, content delivery, alert and multi-user gaming capabilities across its Web sites…
Kidvid outfit Entertainment Rights has set up a homevideo division, Right Entertainment.
NTL and Telewest, the U.K.'s cable operators, are joining forces to co-market their broadband Internet services.
The new-media divisions of rival private networks TF1 and M6 posted losses totaling $31 million despite boasting the most visited media Web sites in France last year.
Cable company Comcast Corp. said Sunday that it has made a $44.5 billion stock bid for AT&T Corp.'s broadband business in a move to create the world's largest broadband communications provider.
Despite industry fears that the Internet and video-on-demand would destroy the homevid market, Italy's vid category showed little sign of erosion in 2000, thanks to DVD and the resilience of the VHS…
Bernie Mac, Jennifer Tilly, William Shatner and Carmen Electra have signed on to voice Revolution Studio's upcoming animated pic "Lil' Pimp," which is skedded to hit theaters in 2002.
Pacific Century CyberWorks is radically cutting back on the budget and staff of Network of the World (NOW), the Hong Kong-based media group's Internet TV service.