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  1. Mexican Doc 'Hecho en Mexico' to Feature Music By Cafe Tacvba, Alejandro Fernandez, Others

    November 07, 2012 4:15 PM EST "Hecho en México," a documentary that explores the soul, psyche and the current socio-economic state of Mexico with the music of diverse Mexican artists, interviews and intimate footage of the country's lesser-known landscapes, will ...

  2. Business Matters: MySpace, Grooveshark, Netflix and more

    August 12, 2010 12:00 AM EDT MySpace Redesign -- MySpace users’ home pages are getting a redesign. Some users got the new page on Wednesday but the broader rollout isn’t until Monday, August 16. The new page looks a lot like a Facebook page, with a feed (called a stream) domi ...

  3. Amazon Launches Movie Download Service

    September 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Amazon.com on Thursday (Sept. 7) unveiled a widely anticipated Internet service offering movies and TV shows that can be downloaded to personal computers, moving it into a nascent and higher-margin bu Amazon.com on Thursday (Sept. 7) unveiled a wi ...

  4. Amazon Launches Movie Download Service

    September 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 'Unbox' went live Sept. 7. Amazon.com on Thursday (Sept. 7) unveiled a widely anticipated Internet service offering movies and TV shows that can be downloaded to personal computers, moving it into a nascent and higher-margin business. Th ...

  5. Lions Gate Tweaks Title

    December 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST Independent film and home video distributor Lions Gate Entertainment has officially changed its name to Lionsgate. Independent film and home video distributor Lions Gate Entertainment has officially changed its name to Lionsgate. According to the ...

  6. Lions Gate Entertainment Changes Name

    December 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Independent film and home video distributor Lions Gate Entertainment has officially changed its name to Lionsgate. Independent film and home video distributor Lions Gate Entertainment has officially changed its name to Lionsgate. According to the ...

  7. Image Ent Rejects Lions Gate Purchase Bid

    November 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Terms determined to be too low. Home video distributor Image Entertainment yesterday (Oct. 31) rejected a purchase proposal from Lions Gate Entertainment. A special committee of Image's board of directors said that the terms of Lions Gate ...

  8. Intel, Microsoft Support HD DVD

    October 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT In the latest addition to the next-generation DVD format war between HD DVD and Blu-ray, Microsoft and Intel say they are backing the Toshiba-led HD DVD format. LOS ANGELES -- In the latest addition to the next-generation DVD format war between HD ...

  9. Paramount To Back Blu-ray And HD DVD

    October 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Becomes first studio to back both formats. Paramount Home Entertainment will be supporting next generation format Blu-ray as well as rival format HD DVD. Paramount announced its backing of the Toshiba-led HD DVD last November, along with Warner Ho ...

  10. Toshiba: HD DVD Players Coming Next Year

    September 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Software releases for both formats expected '06. Toshiba revealed yesterday (Sept. 28) that the first HD DVD players will debut in February or March of next year instead of the fourth quarter of this year, as previously reported. This news co ...

  11. Intel, Microsoft Support HD DVD

    September 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Latest supporters in format war. In the latest addition to the next-generation DVD format war between HD DVD and Blu-ray, Microsoft and Intel say they are backing the Toshiba-led HD DVD format. HD DVD, which is also supported by NEC and Sanyo, may ...

  12. Lions Gate Goes After Image Entertainment

    September 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Stock-based deal valued at about $93 million. Lions Gate Entertainment is attempting to purchase fellow independent video company Image Entertainment. Over the last few weeks, Santa Monica, Calif.-based Lions Gate has purchased about 19% percent, ...

  13. Movie, Music Industries Must Commit To Aid

    September 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT I have watched the events unfold in New Orleans and along the Gulf Coast, and my heart has been breaking from what I've seen. My wife and I have been sick with worry for all the relatives and friends Joel C. High is senior VP of music and sou ...

  14. Major Music, Film Companies Back Blu-ray

    August 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Group and Lions Gate Entertainment are the latest companies to throw their support into the Blu-ray high definition DVD ring. LOS ANGELES -- Universal Music Group and Lions Gate Entertainment are the latest companies to throw their ...

  15. Blu-ray Tames Lions Gate

    August 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Lions Gate Entertainment is the latest home video company to throw its support into the Blu-ray high definition DVD ring, revealing today (Aug. 17) plans to release new theatrical DVDs, TV titles and Lions Gate Entertainment is the latest home vid ...

  16. Lions Gate, Disney/Pixar Top VSDA Winners

    July 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT At last night's (July 27) Home Entertainment 2005 awards, Disney/Pixar's "The Incredibles" and Lions Gate Entertainment's "Saw" were the big winners with three awards each. At last night's (July 27) Home Ent ...

  17. CinemaNow Launches New Web Site

    July 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Features include expanded search functions. Online video-on-demand service CinemaNow launched a new version of its Web site today (July 19). Updates to the service include a dedicated area for content for portable media devices, a new music video ...

  18. Lions Gate Spins Off Output Unit

    April 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Canadian film producer Lions Gate Entertainment on April 13 said that it had spun off its Canadian distribution arm to reduce its overhead. TORONTO (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Canadian film producer Lions Gate Entertainment on April 13 said that i ...

  19. Tower Kiosks Push Indie Titles

    March 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sampling stations have DVD trailers. Tower Records will be promoting independent DVDs through new in-store sampling stations this month. The stations, which will be in 42 locations, will feature trailers for 20 independent DVD titles that are curr ...

  20. Eisen Upped To CinemaNow Prez

    February 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST CinemaNow has promoted to president Bruce Eisen, who acknowledged Feb. 16 that one of his goals is to groom the broadband video-on-demand company for an initial public offering. (The Hollywood Reporter) -- CinemaNow has promoted to president Bruce ...

  21. Lions Gate Restructures Family; Ross Exits

    January 26, 2005 12:00 AM EST Parducci tapped to head division. Lions Gate Entertainment has restructured its family entertainment division. Formerly known as Family Home Entertainment (FHE), the division will now be called Family Entertainment in an effort to reflect a " ...

  22. Sony Signs On For CinemaNow

    September 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT VOD service to offer '50 First Dates,' more. Online video-on-demand service CinemaNow will be featuring content from Sony as of today (Sept. 15). CinemaNow -- whose primary investors include Lions Gate Entertainment, Microsoft and Blockb ...

  23. Marvel Fills Key Home-Video Post

    August 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Eric Rollman joins as senior VP. Marvel Enterprises has named Eric Rollman its new senior VP of home entertainment and TV production for the Marvel Studios division. Rollman is the former president of Fox Family/Saban Productions. He most recently ...

  24. DPS Deal To Unleash Zombie's 'Superbeasto'

    July 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Rob Zombie-penned comic book "El Superbeasto" will be produced as an animated direct-to-DVD feature thanks to a new deal between the artist and DPS Film Roman. The Rob Zombie-penned comic book "El Superbeasto" will be produ ...

  25. Miramax Names VP Of Home Entertainment

    July 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Miramax Home Entertainment has named Randy Wells as VP of home entertainment. Miramax Home Entertainment has named Randy Wells as VP of home entertainment. Wells will be in charge of marketing all Miramax and Dimension DVDs. Based in Los Angeles, ...

  26. Picture This

    June 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Marvel Enterprises and Lions Gate Entertainment will jointly develop, produce and distribute eight new direct-to-DVD titles, the first of which is expected in late 2005. Read Jill Kipnis' column. Marvel Enterprises and Lions Gate Entertainmen ...

  27. Lions Gate Names Beeks Prez

    February 25, 2004 12:00 AM EST Steve Beeks has been named president of Lions Gate Entertainment. Beeks, formerly the president of Artisan Home Entertainment, will report to Lions Gate CEO Jon Feltheimer. Steve Beeks has been named president of Lions Gate Entertainment. Beeks, f ...