Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. has inked an agreement with the government of the Indian state of Karnataka to invest $225 million in media-convergence projects.
Multimedia software maker Packet Video on Tuesday said it has signed deals to deliver the wares of 35 media and online content companies on a trial basis to wireless products like handhelds and cell…
IFilmpro.com already has one in ScriptShark.com. Now competing Web-based film biz resource Creative Planet has acquired online screenplay service GoodStory.com for an undisclosed amount of stock…
Tom Epley said Monday he is resigning as CEO of online talent casting and scouting site Iam.com, though he continues as chairman. Move comes the same day site cut 25% of its staff.
New-media company Threshold Entertainment has started production on its first digitally animated feature film "Foodfight!" after raising $50 million in equity financing.
Special effects powerhouse Industrial Light & Magic said Monday it plans to expand extensively into the animation business, creating a slate of computer-generated films and television shows as…
Outlining the CRTC's action plan for 2000-2003, Canada's broadcast regulator is focusing on content, consumers, competition and convergence, Francoise Bertrand, chairperson of the Canadian…
Streaming-media company eSynch on Monday tapped former BMG Entertainment exec Joel Schoenfeld to its business advisory board, which will assist the Internet company in implementing video-on-demand…
Microsoft Corp. and DirecTV have teamed up with Thomson's RCA on a new all-in-one satellite-digital video recorder-Internet access system. The new system, dubbed UltimateTV, will be the first…
Netco CheckOut.com announced Monday that it will syndicate its content to Tickets.com, in exchange for the e-tailer providing ticketing information on the entertainment portal.
Former Scott Free Prods. co-prexy Chris Dorr has been tapped veep of original content for Internet video-on-demand service Intertainer.