The national board of the Directors Guild of America has approved new single-picture agreements for productions made for the Internet, in the first major move by a Hollywood guild into such deals…
Since Web zine Nerve.com first trumpeted its motto "literate smut" in 1997, co-founders Rufus Griscom and Genevieve Field haven't disguised their ambitions to give Hugh Hefner's media empire a run…
When America Online and Time Warner announced their intention to merge earlier this year, some wor-ried that the new partnership would result in a media conglom that would shut out other…
Internet giant Yahoo! Wednesday named Susan Decker, global head of research at investment bank Don-aldson Lufkin & Jenrette, as its new chief financial officer, starting in June. The influential Wall…
Former HBO and Warner Music chief Michael Fuchs resurfaced Thursday as interim CEO and chairman of the board of MyTurn.com, a reconstituted tech company launching a business that builds inexpensive…
Creative Planet, an online resource for Hollywood professionals, has acquired the Source Maythenyi Inc. Specifics of the pact were not disclosed, but Pamela Maythenyi will continue to supervise…
Continuing its string of recent acquisitions, iFilm has acquired script coverage service ScriptShark.com in an undisclosed cash and stock deal.
The Motion Picture Assn. of America on Tuesday struck the second blow in its effort to get a purveyor of the DeCSS utility to cease and desist.
The California Film Commission has unveiled its CinemaScout Web site with images from more than 5,000 locations to help retain production in the state.
InternetStudios.com has acquired ItsTV.com, an Internet marketing and sales company for the television programming biz, for an undisclosed amount of cash and stock.
"The Sixth Sense" had a mind of its own on video last week, generating staggering homevideo rentals and sales. Consumer spending on the purchase of DVD versions and the rental of VHS and DVD versions…