Blackstar, the U.K.'s biggest online retailer of videos and DVDs, has raised $6 million in funding from Atlas Venture and a group of Texas investors.
Andrew Hindes is joining online startup iFilm Network as vice president of content. Hindes, who takes up his post on Aug. 30, reports to company founder and CEO Rodger Raderman.
Bob Meyer has been upped to director of movies, miniseries and specials at NBC Entertainment.
Warner Bros. Online has partnered with startup online comics community Stan Lee Media -- the first time WB Online has pacted with a brand outside its own WB-owned family.
Netcaster Always Independent Films will stream 83 feature films and shorts during its online film festival, running through Sunday on Yahoo!'s Broadcast Services.
Sony Music Entertainment Japan said Friday that it intends to set up a retail music distribution system over the Internet by the end of this year.
A $35 million investment from Microsoft Corp., Liberty Media Group, News Corp and USA Networks Inc. will enable BET Holdings to launch a Web site targeting blacks.
Siggraph '99 closes its digital doors today with many attendees saying the 26th annual week-long computer graphics confab and recruitment fest in L.A. showed little they hadn't seen before.
New Line Cinema is going interactive with its DVDs, establishing partnership deals with Internet companies Uproar.com, Togglethis, Load Media and the Internet Movie Database and vidgame maker…
In its first major product deal since opening shop online last week, CheckOut.com has become one of only three e-tailers selling Force 21, a futuristic war simulation produced by Tom Clancy's Red…
Media giant Bertelsmann will ask its online book-selling partner BarnesandNoble.com to stop offering titles like Adolf Hitler's "Mein Kampf" and other hate literature after a complaint from the Los…