Studios are attempting to address a new dilemma brought on by radical changes in the distribution and exhibition of films. The boom in videocassettes and cable programming provides scant breathing…
Britain's Video Collection Intl. struck a deal Friday with Rank Film Distributors for the video rights to the Rob Reiner film "North," Frank Darabont's "Rita Hayworth & Shawshank Redemption," and the…
Turner Pictures Worldwide has announced that three animated properties will be released through its sell-through homevideo pipeline.
There were twice as many video pirate cases in 1993 than the year before, and criminal seizures of bootlegged videos were up 50% during the same period, according to statistics released by the…
Fueled by the interest in the upcoming theatrical release of "The Flintstones ," Turner Home Entertainment is rolling out four new-to-video releases which the company anticipates will be its biggest…
The Walt Disney Co. will reach into the vaults for one of its last film evergreens to hit the homevideo shelves, by releasing "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs," the second highest-grossing animated…
Warner Home Video has moved up the release date of "The Fugitive" to March 10 to capitalize on publicity from the film's Academy Award nominations.
Risking the ire of the homevideo industry, MCA's Universal Pictures said it will not extend the homevid-only window for "Carlito's Way" from the average 30 days.
Hoping to keep the homevideo fires burning after "Aladdin" is pulled from retail shelves, Walt Disney will release its first made-for-video animated "sequel,""The Return of Jafar." The video will be…
Eddie October, producer of HBO’s “Young Comedians” specials, has been named supervising producer on “Later With Greg Kinnear,” the NBC latenight series that premieres Feb. 28. NBC also has…