Blockbuster has become the exclusive presenting sponsor of LivePlanet and Miramax Films' Project Greenlight, an annual search for a budding independent filmmaker.
Disney's summer animated hit "Lilo & Stitch" hula-danced its way into the hands of 3 million DVD and VHS customers on its first day of release Tuesday, according to the studio.
Malaysia and Thailand have declared war on the homevideo syndicates that control the lion's share of the video industries in their countries.
Taking a fast-turning page from its competition, Nissan will start "The Run" early next year, a short starring its new 350Z sports car and directed by John Bruno, the Oscar-winning f/x wiz behind…
What: European Film Awards When: Dec. 7 Where: Teatro dell’ Opera in Rome Highlights: A full weekend of seminars and meetings staged by the European Film Academy and other orgs. Among the items on…
It may be a precarious time for the Continent's film industry, but Wim Wenders, European Film Academy prexy, is banking on at least one resource not affected by economic factors, namely the creative…
Arthur Sarkissian, producer of the first two installments of the "Rush Hour" franchise, has signed a first-look producing deal with MGM. The first film likely to be developed under the deal is a…
"Ice Age," a box office hit in March, is off and running on DVD. Released on DVD and VHS on Tuesday, the animated movie that is expected to be a strong contender for an Oscar nomination in that…
DVD is starting to take over the world. Homevideo has long been the studios' ace in the hole when it comes to pic profitability, accounting for more than half the majors' global revenues for feature…
Asia's homevideo pirates are extremely efficient, well-financed and occasionally violent criminals -- and they're getting wealthier. Piracy levels continue to grow throughout the region, although…