Coldplay, the popular U.K. rock act, will headline the 2008 Summer Sonic Festival in Japan. The Summer Sonic Festival takes place August 8th in Tokyo and August 9th in Osaka and will also feature The…
The advantages of making videogames based on movies are obvious: instant audience awareness thanks to the marketing push of a major studio. TV shows, however, have a much more limited -- and mixed -…
After the industry grew 43% last year, it's easy to understand why any media company, especially one focused on interactive media, would be salivating at the idea of getting into videogames.
As far as its unofficial members are concerned, the "mumblecore" movement began and ended at the 2005 South by Southwest Film Festival. But the nickname, hatched in jest one night in Austin, Texas…
To put it in perspective, the Jimmy Kimmel-Ben Affleck musicvid -- a four-minute, celeb-packed randy romp that became an instant Internet hit after its debut on ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" post-Oscar…
Pakistan unleashed a digital butterfly effect last week when it blocked a trailer for Dutch politico Geert Wilders' anti-Islamic short on YouTube.
When diplomacy stalls, send in the musicians. In the most powerful symbol to date of thawing international relations, the New York Philharmonic last week became the first big-name cultural import…
Greg Thompson will be taking over Capitol Music Group's radio and video promotion departments as exec VP of promotion.
Vivendi is rocking, but not to the sound of music division Universal Music. Earnings at the French conglom are being driven by vidgame arm Vivendi Games, paybox Canal Plus and telco unit SFR.
Fresh off their Oscar win for original song, Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova have signed a music publishing deal with Warner/Chappell Music, the music publishing arm of Warner Music Group.
Esa-Pekka Salonen announced his 17th and final season directing the Los Angeles Philharmonic on Thursday, refusing to deliver a goodbye speech and instead focusing on Stravinsky, Arvo Paart, young…
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