Universal Studios

  1. Belgium's ARS Targets Older Demographic

    April 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Belgian independent record company ARS Productions has launched a niche label, Forever, which will target consumers aged 50 and up. Universal Music will distribute Forever in Belgium. Belgian independent record company ARS Productions has launched ...

  2. Viacom, Saban Eye Viva Share

    March 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST Haim Saban's Saban Capital Group and entertainment giant Viacom are considering acquiring a controlling stake in German music TV group Viva Media, sources said last Wednesday. COLOGNE, Germany (Hollywood Reporter)--Haim Saban's Saban Cap ...

  3. Crossingham Takes International Role At Uni U.K.

    March 25, 2004 12:00 AM EST Mark Crossingham has been appointed senior VP of Universal Music U.K.'s international marketing division. He has been at Universal for more than seven years, most recently as managing director of the Mark Crossingham has been appointed senior ...

  4. Sources: Briegmann Named Uni Germany CEO

    March 25, 2004 12:00 AM EST Frank Briegmann, senior VP of international at BMG Germany, will leave the company to join Universal Music Germany as CEO, Billboard.biz has learned. Frank Briegmann, senior VP of international at BMG Germany, will leave the company to join Univer ...

  5. Uni Germany Restructures

    March 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Germany has undergone a major restructuring designed to give a boost to local talent. At the heart of the revamp is the creation of separate units for domestic and international repert Universal Music Germany has undergone a major ...

  6. Vivendi Moves For 2Q Merger Close

    March 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST The showdown between Vivendi Universal and Barry Diller is raging, after Vivendi sued a company run by the media mogul. NEW YORK--The showdown between Vivendi Universal and Barry Diller is raging, after Vivendi sued a company run by the media mogu ...

  7. Execs Split Sony, Universal In Germany

    March 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST The German affiliates of Sony Music and Universal Music each lost a key executive today (March 12). The German affiliates of Sony Music and Universal Music each lost a key executive today (March 12). In a surprise move, Volker Neumüller, GM of Epi ...

  8. Universal In New Chinese Joint Venture

    March 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Asia Pacific (UMAP) has teamed up with the Shanghai Media Group (SMG), China's second-largest media conglomerate, to launch a new entertainment company called SUM Entertainment. Universal Music Asia Pacific (UMAP) has teamed u ...

  9. Universal Music Publishing's Alperin Exits

    February 27, 2004 12:00 AM EST Rebekah Alperin has left her post as the head of Universal Music Publishing Group's corporate communications and senior director of marketing and new media to start her own firm. Rebekah Alperin has left her post as the head of Universal Musi ...

  10. UMVD Confirms New Visual Entertainment Division

    February 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST Universal Music & Video Distribution (UMVD) officially launched its UMVD Visual Entertainment division today (Feb. 17). As previously reported, the division will acquire and distribute DVDs and vi Universal Music & Video Distribution ( ...

  11. UMVD Bows Video Division, Makes Cuts

    February 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Universal Music & Video Distribution (UMVD) will soon be launching a new home-video division, according to sources. Also, in separate news, the company has been quietly downsizing over the past mo Universal Music & Video Distribution ( ...

  12. UMVD Bows Video Division, Makes Cuts

    February 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Universal Music & Video Distribution (UMVD) will soon be launching a new home-video division, according to sources. Also, in separate news, the company has been quietly downsizing over the past mo Universal Music & Video Distribution ( ...

  13. Renner Out At Uni Germany

    January 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Germany chairman/CEO Tim Renner is to quit the Berlin-based company at the end of January, according to a statement issued this morning. Universal Music Germany chairman/CEO Tim Renner is to quit the Berlin-based company at the end ...

  14. Renner Out At Uni Germany

    January 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Germany chairman/CEO Tim Renner is to quit the Berlin-based company at the end of January, according to a statement issued this morning. Universal Music Germany chairman/CEO Tim Renner is to quit the Berlin-based company at the end ...

  15. Napster Scores Exclusive For Tom Petty MCA Material

    January 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Napster has inked a deal with Universal Music Group for a two-week exclusive on digital distribution of Tom Petty's MCA catalog, Bulletin has learned. The material has previously not been available fo Napster has inked a deal with Universal M ...

  16. Napster Scores Exclusive For Tom Petty MCA Material

    January 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Napster has inked a deal with Universal Music Group for a two-week exclusive on digital distribution of Tom Petty's MCA catalog, Bulletin has learned. The material has previously not been available fo Napster has inked a deal with Universal M ...

  17. Universal Mobile Inks Mexico Deal

    January 07, 2004 12:00 AM EST Uni Links With leading wireless provider Telcel Universal Mobile, a division of Universal Music International, has signed a deal with Telcel, the leading provider of wireless services in Mexico. The non-exclusive arrangement calls for Universal Mo ...

  18. Universal Mobile Inks Mexico Deal

    January 07, 2004 12:00 AM EST Uni Links With leading wireless provider Telcel Universal Mobile, a division of Universal Music International, has signed a deal with Telcel, the leading provider of wireless services in Mexico. The non-exclusive arrangement calls for Universal Mo ...

  19. UMG Makes Cuts In Nashville Office

    December 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST Six employees lost their jobs yesterday in a restructuring of the promotion and marketing departments at Universal Music Group in Nashville. Six employees lost their jobs yesterday in a restructuring of the promotion and marketing departments at U ...

  20. UMG Makes Cuts In Nashville Office

    December 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST Six employees lost their jobs yesterday in a restructuring of the promotion and marketing departments at Universal Music Group in Nashville. Six employees lost their jobs yesterday in a restructuring of the promotion and marketing departments at U ...

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