In an effort to spur the development of interactive digital TV products and services, Microsoft, satcaster DirecTV and two other high-tech firms have reached agreements to acquire a combined 30%…
New York City public broadcaster WNET cut a three-year "strategic technology" deal with Sony Electronics to build the station's state-of-the-art $20 million digital production facility.
Digital effects house Cinesite has landed the visual f/x contracts for two feature films: Buena Vista's "The 13th Warrior" starring Antonio Banderas and Warner Bros.' "Practical Magic" starring…
Signaling the important roles that online and the Internet will play in Barry Diller's growing USA Networks, the cabler has tapped Alan Citron to oversee its new interactive division.
With the Internet rapidly emerging as the next electronic mass medium, Warner Bros.' chief online executive Monday warned a confab of new- media types that Hollywood studios and producers are in…
The newly formed service sector lobby AITE (Agrupacion de Industrias Tecnicas Espanolas del Cine, Video y Multimedia), announced Friday it will commission accountants Coopers & Lybrand to conduct a…
One year after moving from L.A., attendance at Siggraph '98 is predictably down from last year, but the mood at the 25-year-old computer graphics fest has been buoyant.
Steven Jobs' Pixar Animation Studios announced Thursday that net income fell 77% to $2.1 million in the second quarter as revenues plunged 74% to $3.8 million.
The Hollywood Stock Exchange, an entertainment Web site that's become a hit among industry insiders and observers through a game that melds stock market trading with the movie biz, has received $4…
Retail marketing vet Bruce Fabel has joined destination-based interactive entertainment company Sega GameWorks as senior vice president/general manager for operations, where he'll oversee all venues…