Extra time needed for Michael Bay to create an R-rated version of "Pearl Harbor" and complete production work on the 12 hours of extra material for a special DVD edition has forced Disney to create…
Toho's latest Hayao Miyazaki animation feature "Sen-to Chihiro-no Kamikakushi" (Spirited Out) has beaten the local B.O. record for a Japanese film in just 25 days.
The long-simmering battle between studios and video-rental retailers -- particularly Blockbuster -- is escalating into all-out war. And the result may revolutionize the way studios price their videos…
DreamWorks' megahit "Shrek" contains a lot of nose-thumbing at rival Disney's animated heritage. And the pic's DVD release may add even more fuel to the companies' long-standing toon tiff.
The Australian government is to ban unrestricted importation of films and videos, arts minister Peter McGauran has revealed to Daily Variety, killing off a threat that has been hanging over the…
Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment will release "Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within" on video Oct. 23. Announcement comes less than four weeks after the movie opened at theaters.
Intent on making "Shrek" one of the biggest VHS and DVD titles ever, DreamWorks has created 11 hours of extra material to go with the 90-minute film on a double-disc DVD version, including 15 minutes…
DIC Entertainment chairman Andrew Heyward Wednesday urged the animation industry to lobby for legislation to even the global playing field during a keynote address at the 8th World Animation…
New York Sen. Hillary Clinton has agreed to appear on a Creative Coalition/Screen Actors Guild panel discussing runaway production next month.
Gaga Communications, Japan's most successful independent film distribution and media company, has snapped up local rights to 15,000 films owned by Internet short film pioneer iFilm.
Veteran American independent filmmaker Jon Jost has appealed to Venice Intl. Film Festival director Alberto Barbera to withdraw Portuguese entry "Agua e Sal" (Water and Salt) on the grounds that it…