German production group Das Werk and L.A.-based Detour Magazine are launching a joint online film mag -- Detour Europe -- in July. The two companies will be equal partners in the venture, which will…
Online film distributor Indie-Underground.com this week announced a slate of new execs from traditional and new media to lead the company.
In yet another clash of the media titans, Blockbuster is hiding copies of DreamWorks' "American Beauty" video behind store counters because the studio wouldn't cave to Blockbuster's financial term…
Former Epic Records and EMI Records exec Michael Schnapp was tapped Thursday as veep of rock for online music label SpinRecords.com. At EMI Records, Schnapp was veep of A&R and veep of rock. San…
Digital Entertainment Network told its 150-person staff late Wednesday that the Santa Monica-based company has run out of funding and can no longer pay employees at the Gen-Y Netcaster.
Pop.com has named Sofia Sondervan head of acquisitions, overseeing film buys and finding original productions and talent, said John Sloss, partner in POPfest. Sondervan, previously head of…
Negotiations have broken off for the purchase of U.K.-based Web company Sportal by CanalNumedia, a Web subsidiary of French pay TV giant Canal Plus.
Terra Networks, the Internet arm of Spanish telco Telefonica de Espana, has acquired U.S. Internet search engine Lycos for $12.6 billion in stock, a move expected to create one of the world's largest…
BMI on Tuesday launched a digital licensing center that allows Netcos to obtain a performance license through BMI.com. License will allow Web sites to Netcast works from BMI's entire catalog, execs…
Netcaster AtomFilms has inked a deal with German film financier MBP to create 15 short films to be helmed by Bernardo Bertolucci, Jim Jarmusch, Czech director Aki Kaurismaki, Chris Marker and Nicolas…