Screener

  1. L.A. Man Sentenced For DVD Piracy

    December 07, 2004 12:00 AM EST A man was sentenced Dec. 1 to six months of home confinement for selling more than 40 pirated DVDs of the HBO hit "Sex and the City." (AP) -- A man was sentenced Dec. 1 to six months of home confinement for selling more than 40 pirated D ...

  2. L.A. Man Sentenced For DVD Piracy

    December 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST A man was sentenced Wednesday to six months of home confinement for selling more than 40 pirated DVDs of the HBO hit "Sex and the City." A man was sentenced Wednesday to six months of home confinement for selling more than 40 pirated DVD ...

  3. L.A. Man Sentenced For DVD Piracy

    December 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST A man was sentenced Wednesday to six months of home confinement for selling more than 40 pirated DVDs of the HBO hit "Sex and the City." A man was sentenced Wednesday to six months of home confinement for selling more than 40 pirated DVD ...

  4. Judge Awards $300,000 In Oscar Film Copy Case

    November 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST A federal judge has awarded a $300,000 default judgment against a man for allowing copies to be made of two movies he received as part of Academy Award promotions, Warner Bros. said Nov. 23. LOS ANGELES (Reuters) -- A federal judge has awarded a $ ...

  5. AMPAS Offers DVD Players For Encrypted Screeners

    September 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Many studios remain skeptical about the practicality of the new approach to distributing screeners, and none would publicly acknowledge that they plan to manufacture encrypted DVDs using the technolog (The Hollywood Reporter) -- The Academy of Mot ...

  6. Picture This

    July 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Warner Home Video decides to ban DVD screeners for retailers after the investingating the effectiveness of other studios' screener policies. Read Jill Kipnis' column. Warner Home Video decides to ban DVD screeners for retailers after the ...

  7. Warner Home Video Nixes DVD Screeners

    June 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Warner Home Video (WHV) says it will no longer distribute DVD screeners to retailers, in a move meant to combat movie piracy. Warner Home Video (WHV) says it will no longer distribute DVD screeners to retailers, in a move meant to combat movie pir ...

  8. Illinois Man Pleads Guilty to Film Piracy

    April 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT An Illinois man pleaded guilty yesterday (April 12) to one count of copyright infringement for pirating Oscar screener copies of about 200 films including "Kill Bill: Vol. 1" and "Seabiscuit." An Illinois man pleaded guilty yes ...

  9. Warner Bros. Sues For Illegal Film Distribution

    March 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST Warner Bros. Entertainment and WV Films III is suing Carmine Caridi and Russell Sprague for illegally distributing the movies "The Last Samurai" and "Mystic River" on the Internet. NEW YORK--Warner Bros. Entertainment and WV Fi ...

  10. Man Pleads Innocent In Oscar-Screener Case

    February 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST A man accused of helping to illegally post movies for Oscar screeners on the Internet has pleaded innocent to federal charges. A man accused of helping to illegally post movies for Oscar screeners on the Internet has pleaded innocent to federal ch ...

  11. Man Pleads Innocent In Oscar-Screener Case

    February 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST A man accused of helping to illegally post movies for Oscar screeners on the Internet has pleaded innocent to federal charges. A man accused of helping to illegally post movies for Oscar screeners on the Internet has pleaded innocent to federal ch ...

  12. Warner Bros., Sony Sue Screener-Sharer

    January 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST Carmine Caridi has been sued by Warner Bros. and Sony for copyright infringement. Caridi, whose Oscar screener tapes were allegedly posted on the Internet illegally by Russell Sprague, is being target Carmine Caridi has been sued by Warner Bros. a ...

  13. Warner Bros., Sony Sue Screener-Sharer

    January 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST Actor Carmine Caridi has been sued by Warner Bros. and Sony for copyright infringement. Caridi, whose Oscar screener tapes were allegedly posted on the Internet illegally by friend and film buff Russe Actor Carmine Caridi has been sued by Warner B ...

  14. FBI Arrests Video Pirate

    January 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST The FBI yesterday (Jan. 22) arrested an Illinois man for allegedly posting films on the Internet without authorization. The man, Russell W. Sprague Sr., is expected to appear in a Chicago federal cour The FBI yesterday (Jan. 22) arrested an Illino ...

  15. FBI Arrests Video Pirate

    January 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST The FBI yesterday (Jan. 22) arrested an Illinois man for allegedly posting films on the Internet without authorization. The man, Russell W. Sprague Sr., is expected to appear in a Chicago federal cour The FBI yesterday (Jan. 22) arrested an Illino ...

  16. FBI Arrests Video Pirate

    January 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST The FBI yesterday (Jan. 22) arrested an Illinois man for allegedly posting films on the Internet without authorization. The man, Russell W. Sprague Sr., is expected to appear in a Chicago federal cour The FBI yesterday (Jan. 22) arrested an Illino ...