Film Festival Uses P2P to Attract More Participants

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The Cinequest Film Festival has turned to file-sharing this year in an effort to attract a broader array of participants. Vuze Inc., makers of the popular Azureus Bittorrent client, will be handling the technology for...

Steal This Film 2 hits File Sharing Networks

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Steal This Film 1, which was downloaded nearly 3 million times, has now been succeeded officially (as the sequel premiered and was ironically leaked last month) by none other than Steal This Film 2. By...

Gadgets 'ruin' film, claims Scott

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British director Sir Ridley Scott has claimed technology which allows people to watch films on mobile phones and computer screens is killing cinema. "We try to do films which are in support of cinema,...

Sundance Strikes iTunes Film Deal

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It turns out Apple is not only interested in movies and TV shows but film festivals as well; take the Sundance Film Festival as an example. Festival films, 33 of 71 to be exact, will...

Apple iTunes Signs up New Film Studio

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Apple has signed a lucrative deal with Paramount. Following in Disney's footsteps, Paramount is the second film studio to sign with the iTunes download store, although programmes from Showtime, NBC Universal and MTV are available...

Mortal Kombat actors get film work

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When Mortal Kombat burst onto the arcade scene in the early 1990s, manygamers were taken aback at how the characters looked like real people.Of course, they were real people, digitized and animated. In fact, themajority...

Deal for Film Version of Microsoft Game Halo

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Microsoft has signed a deal with two film studios to make a movie based on its popular space-based video game series Halo, Universal Pictures said on Wednesday. Universal and 20th Century Fox agreed...

Oddworld bails out of gaming, heads to film and TV

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Californian developer Oddworld Inhabitants is to move away from the videogames market, according to studio president Lorne Lanning, who says that the firm will now focus on the film and television sectors. Speaking in an...

Hollywood seeks iTunes for film

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Sony Pictures Digital Entertainment is trying to develop and own the next iTunes--but for films. "We want to set business models, pricing models, distribution models like (Apple Computer CEO Steve Jobs) did...

Batman Begins film cast joins game

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Multiplatform movie tie-in will feature likenesses of Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Liam Neeson, Katie Holmes, and Oscar nominee Morgan Freeman. Electronic Arts' latest movie-based game loaded up on voice talent today. Batman Begins,...

Cinema trailer fights film piracy

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Teenagers are being targeted in an anti-piracy drive to reduce the number of films downloaded from the internet. A trailer comparing downloading from the internet and buying a bootleg DVD to stealing...

Soul Calibur film rights snapped up

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What do American Pie's Stifler and Soul Calibur's Sophitia have in common? Two words: Warren Zide. According to The Hollywood reporter, the Pie and Final Destination producer has purchased the film rights to Namco's fighting...

Atari signs Ridley Scott For 'Driv3r' Short Film

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Further extending its already deep ties within the entertainment community, Atari, Inc. today unveiled another "convergence first" between Hollywood and the interactive entertainment company. Atari announced that it has retained Ridley Scott Associates (RSA) -...

"Potter" pirates fail to copy film to Net

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File swappers have apparently tried and failed to use their technical wizardry to copy a pirated version of Warner Bros.' newest "Harry Potter" movie to the Internet before its Friday theatrical release. ...

Film star details exposed on old Mac's

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When retired press photographer Mike Kirkup purchased two Power Mac 720's at auction, for just £12 each, he was stunned to discover when he turned on the Power Mac's what he found; telephone numbers for...

Hackers still awake after film leak

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Browsing the web this morning it soon became apparent that the pirates on the internet had indeed leaked Star Wars Episode 2. Running at approximately 132 minutes the group known as FTFVCD are responsible...

Next big film distributor: Microsoft?

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Microsoft's latest move might be furthering their grip on the world of- well the world. Microsoft is moving forward with its efforts to court entertainment industry companies as it tries to...

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