Capitol Hill solons admitted Wednesday there is little they can do to stop Librarian of Congress James Billington from announcing the new royalty rate Webcasters will have to pay record labels and…
Indie labels and artists' reps hit Capitol Hill Tuesday in an 11th-hour bid to push through a new royalty rate webcasters will have to pay for music streamed on the Internet.
In its latest setback, Napster announced Tuesday that Konrad Hilbers will step down as CEO of the online file-swapping service.
Boll KG will back "House of the Dead," a horror pic based on the Sega videogame.
In at least a temporary reprieve for the creative community, the Supreme Court ruled Monday that a new law making it illegal to post on the Internet sexually explicit content that can be seen by kids…
The Cannes Film Festival is integrating the DVD format as a new component of activities throughout the fest.
Sony will use games as a way to lure audiences to see its films. The studio's Sony Pictures Digital Entertainment division plans to create three games per year that are tied closely with its tentpole…
Lions Gate Entertainment has become the first studio to strike a licensing deal with 3-month-old Pocket PC Films to make movies available for viewing on a Palm Pilot or similar hand-held device.
Vidgamemaker Activision reported its best year-end results ever, with net revenues up 27% over fiscal year 2001 to $786 million, and net income up 76%, to $52.2 million per diluted share.
Vidgame maker THQ has snagged all interactive rights on the next three Disney/Pixar animated projects, "Finding Nemo," "Cars" and "The Incredibles." The worldwide deal also involves the Disney…
Cinesite Hollywood has tapped Chris Bailey as director of animation, in an attempt to beef up the f/x facility's inhouse computer-generated character capabilities.