The Middle East's film industry is losing $15 million every year due to video piracy, according to statistics from the video distributors of American and Egyptian films.
The government has forbidden parallel imports of pics on video and DVD for nine months after their international release.
Don't get too used to all those embellishments on DVD versions of your favorite films. Many video vets believe such extra material could start to disappear thanks to escalating costs and demands by…
Five years after the networks relented to political pressure and incorporated TV content ratings, most viewers still don't care.
If you build it, will they come? No, not necessarily.Plagued by tunnel vision during the dot-com heyday, the studios' strategy of creating pricey Web sites to promote their pics has all but proved…
Going literally where no movie has gone before, "Star Trek: The Motion Picture" comes back from an extensive refit looking like the film it should have been in 1979. Hats off to Par for giving helmer…
Martha Stewart Omnimedia has upped Margaret Roach to editor-in-chief of all content for the company. Roach, previously executive veep of Internet and direct commerce, will oversee all editorial…
The Department of Justice has initiated an investigation into two partnerships formed by seven of the major studios to build Internet-based video-on-demand movie services.
While most media companies have issued profit warnings in the aftermath of Sept. 11, Brit kidvidder HIT Entertainment has bucked the trend by announcing that its business has been boosted since the…
GameWorks president-CEO Ron Bension has left entertainment center company Sega GameWorks to become CEO of Tickets.com.
Working Title Films is planning to make a movie about the collapse of Boo.com, one of Europe's most high-profile Internet disasters.