Year’s best TV DVDs to be honored

The best TV DVD titles of the past year will be honored at the fifth annual TV DVD Awards Tuesday, October 7, 2008, at the Roosevelt Hotel in Hollywood. The awards will honor the best TV DVD releases that came to market between Oct. 1, 2007, and Sept. 30, 2008, focusing on the entire DVD …
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Son of Rambow comes to DVD next week

Next Tuesday, August 26th, Paramount Home Entertainment will release the comedy Son of Rambow on DVD. This compelling tale is a poignant look at the bonds of childhood friendship. The film stars newcomers Will Poulter and Bill Milner, as well as Ed Westwick of Gossip Girl. The comedy follows the adventures of two boys growing …
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Help Wanted: video game testers

Governor Bobby Jindal and Electronic Arts recently announced a partnership that includes Electronic Arts, Louisiana State University and the Louisiana Department of Economic Development, that will lead to the creation of a new global quality assurance center in Baton Rouge. The facility will be the first of its kind in the United States and will …
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Taking motion pictures from script to screen

Signiant, a leading developer of digital media distribution management solutions, announced that Deluxe has chosen its Digital Media Distribution Management Solution to automate, accelerate and secure the distribution of post-production materials for motion pictures from major Hollywood studios and broadcast companies. Post-production and distribution of films has become more complex, especially as releasing films simultaneously …
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Opera and a movie

National CineMedia, operator of the largest digital in-theatre network in North America for cinema advertising and alternative entertainment events, along with the Metropolitan Opera are partnering to bring a third season of the critically-acclaimed The Metropolitan Opera: Live in HD series transmitted live, in high-definition, to more than 440 movie theatres and performing arts centers …
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Intel and Yahoo to bring internet to TV

ntel Corporation and Yahoo! Inc. today previewed plans for the Widget Channel, a television (TV) application framework optimized for TV and related consumer electronics (CE) devices that use the Intel Architecture. The Widget Channel will allow consumers to enjoy rich Internet applications designed for the TV while watching their favorite TV programs. The Widget Channel …
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Sidney Lumet and I Spy now on iTunes

Image Entertainment has expanded its digital distribution business by making films and television programming available on the iTunes Store. A wide assortment of Image programming is available on iTunes for purchase or rent, including feature films, episodic television, stand-up comedy specials, music and special interest programs. Jeff Dunham: Spark of Insanity and Jim Gaffigan: Beyond …
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Create your own Heroes Season 2 online remix

Metacafe, a leading short-form video entertainment site, and Universal Studios launched the Heroes: Season 2 collaborative remix. Fans of hit TV show Heroes are invited to create their own Heroes Moment for the Heroes: Season 2 DVD release, which is available on August 26th, 2008 on DVD and Blu-ray Hi-Def. Viewers can create their own …
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Download fantasy football feature film for free

What the F… From award-winning filmmakers, Hunter Weeks and Josh Caldwell, comes the offbeat feature-length film about the world of fantasy football 10 Yards: Fantasy Football releases worldwide today, August 21, 2008. Two websites will host the unique online worldwide premiere: OurStage.com, a community supporting independent artists will offer a free iTunes download of the …
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Steven Spielberg to honor legendary actor Kirk Douglas

Steven Spielberg, Founder of the Shoah Foundation, will present the USC Shoah Foundation Institute’s Ambassadors for Humanity Award to legendary actor and humanitarian Kirk Douglas. Kirk Douglas will be honored for his commitment and support of the organization at an extraordinary evening hosted by Billy Crystal on October 22, 2008. The Ambassadors for Humanity event …
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