"Star Wars: Episode I -- The Phantom Menace" has set a new first-week sales record, with an estimated 2.2 million DVD units purchased by consumers since the title was released on Oct. 16. That sales…
Total overseas film and TV revenues of independent sales companies dipped 6% to $2.62 billion for the year ended Dec. 31, 2000 -- the first decline in six years -- according to the annual AFMA…
The Walt Disney Co. said Monday it has handed out another round of pinkslips at its ABC.com division as its sites are turned into more promotional venues.
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NeTune Communications has landed Warner Bros.' "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets," the sequel to November's "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone," as a client for its digital post-production…
DreamWorks head of technology Ed Leonard has been tapped to oversee all of the studio's technology activities and production pipelines, including PDI/DreamWorks' animation facilities in Northern…
Despite reporting a wider first-quarter net loss, high-end computer maker SGI said deals are in line to help boost the company.
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IFilm has bolstered its management roster, hiring Yahoo! entertainment duo Adam Frank as senior veep of business development and Adam Stein as senior veep, strategic alliances and sales.
The first fruit of the 1960s "Czechoslovak Film Miracle" to register in the West, 1965's foreign film Oscar winner "The Shop on Main Street" now leads the charge to DVD of what came to be known as…
Digital video recording service TiVo has landed a deal with Sony that will put the service in millions of the latter's consumer products. TiVo stock closed up 21.76% Thursday to $5.54 on the news.
Pressplay, the digital music offering backed by media congloms Vivendi Universal and Sony, has racked up content licensing deals with six independent labels, repping an eclectic range of artists from…