Even Jack Valenti hates his cable company. The Motion Picture Assn. chief said Thursday the introduction of studio video-on-demand services is being hampered by an overly slow rollout of broadband…
FirstLook.com has inked a content syndication deal with Carlton Interactive Media, the parent of British online film guide popcorn.com.uk. Deal marks the company's first expansion into Europe.
Lions Gate's CinemaNow.com has inked a pay-per-view deal with Hollywood Media Corp., which calls for CinemaNow to make select pics of its 250-pic library available on a co-branded section on news and…
RealNetworks has inked a lucrative deal with Intel that packages the Seattle-based company's Internet video and audio software with the main circuit cards that power most PCs. Deal is a coup for…
AOL must have been drooling when it realized Warner Bros. had a computer-hacking movie hitting theaters called "Swordfish."
Reflecting the growth of DVD and catalog video sales, Artisan Home Entertainment has promoted three executives under Jeff Fink, president, sales and marketing.
Blockbuster officially will launch its pay-per-view business Friday when it takes over the branding of nearly all of DirecTV's 44 PPV movie channels.
At $9 million to produce five six-minute films, BMW's Web series "The Hire," which centers on a chauffeur driven to extremes to protect his clients, is easily the priciest entertainment endeavor ever…
Hollywood's creative communities may be relieved now that it appears labor peace is assured. Yet there's a forgotten victim in this strike-warped landscape: the post-production biz.
Online ticketing sites Fadango.com, AOL Moviefone.com and Movietickets.com experienced an unprecedented surge in business in the week leading up to the pic's May 25 bow, thanks to Netizens unwilling…
BMG Entertainment will share its take from an industry lawsuit against music portal MP3.com with all of its artists whose copyrights were infringed, regardless of whether those artists' contracts…