One of the founders of MP3.com is taking another stab at the online music business. Steve Sheiner, formerly exec VP of sales and marketing at MP3.com, is heading up the relaunch of Unsigned Music…
Cablers Cablevision and Multicanal forked out millions in borrowed money last decade to build large networks.
As the South African Broadcasting Corp. grapples with the problem of fulfilling its public broadcasting language mandate in a country with 11 official languages, a tyro Afrikaans-lingo digital…
Pics don't often go MIA once they've been shipped to theaters. But in the DVD marketplace, even having a copy in hand is no guarantee a pic will reach auds as scheduled.
Gold Circle, the company that financed "My Big Fat Greek Wedding," has just delivered a startling proposal to top talent agencies: Bring us your top talent, defer their usual hefty upfront fees, and…
In excavating their vaults for DVD extras, studios are shedding a new light on a shadowy realm of Hollywood history -- the evolving art of movie trailers.
There's still one corner of Hollywood where piracy is openly encouraged: the movie trailer biz. Visitors to Web sites like Yahoo! Movies, JoBlo.com or ComingSoon.net, beckoned by the studios, are…
In a major victory for the Hollywood studios, a federal judge late Friday found 321 Studios in "clear violation" of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act and prohibited the company from manufacturing…
Travis F. Smith: A Wide 'Net
Warner Home Video had to go around the world in 1,460 days looking for various pieces of the classic 1950s widescreen epic "Around the World in 80 Days."
Soon-to-be cast off from parent Viacom, Blockbuster is on a campaign to defend its long-term viability in the digital and DVD era and tout new initiatives that tap into consumers' shifting demand.