• 38th Annual Variety Hall of Fame

    The 38th annual Variety Hall of Fame awards ceremony and dinner took place Dec. 4 at the Montage in Beverly Hills, Calif. This year’s honorees were Bob Buchi, president, worldwide home media distribution, Paramount Pictures; Susanne Daniels, global head of content for YouTube; animator and director Bob Bird, known for such films as The Iron … Continue reading “38th Annual Variety Hall of Fame”

  • ‘Mission: Impossible – Fallout’ Racing Home

    To promote the Dec. 4 Blu-ray Disc, 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray and DVD release of Mission: Impossible — Fallout, the year’s No. 6 movie in terms of domestic box office, Paramount Pictures invited a group of journalists to the BMW Performance Driving School in Thermal, Calif., to race around the track with the film’s stunt … Continue reading “‘Mission: Impossible – Fallout’ Racing Home”

  • ‘Puppy Star Christmas’ Premiere

    Air Bud Entertainment Nov. 10 premiered Puppy Star Christmas, the new movie that debuts on Netflix and Digital HD Nov. 20, at the vintage Aero Theatre in Santa Monica, Calif. On hand for the premiere were (L-R) actors Machenzie Sol, Kaitlyn Maher and Jorge Diaz.

  • 4K Ultra HD Summit Promotes Format, Honors Nolan

    The inaugural 4K UHD Summit took place Nov. 6 at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles. The event was produced by DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group and the UHD Alliance. Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Christopher Nolan (left) was presented with the first-ever DEG “Vanguard” award at the summit by Ron Sanders (right).

  • DEG Presents 2018 Hedy Lamarr Awards

    DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group presented its second annual Hedy Lamarr Award for Innovation in Entertainment Technology to Emblematic Group CEO Nonny de la Peña, a leader in virtual reality, in Santa Monica, Calif., Nov. 1. The DEG also presented the Hedy Lamarr Achievement Award for Emerging Leaders in Entertainment Technology to Carnegie Mellon University … Continue reading “DEG Presents 2018 Hedy Lamarr Awards”

  • Amazon Celebrates ‘Romanoffs’

    Amazon Prime Video hosted the debut of the anthology series “The Romanoffs” Oct. 11 with a screening at The Directors Guild of America Theater in New York City, followed by an after-party at the Russian Tea Room. The show, from nine-time Emmy Award winner Matthew Weiner (“Mad Men”), follows the stories of different people around … Continue reading “Amazon Celebrates ‘Romanoffs’”

  • Art Show Marks 10 Years of Marvel Studios

    To mark the home video release of Ant-Man and The Wasp on digital Oct. 2 and Blu-ray Oct. 16, Marvel Studios hosted an art exhibition at Hero Complex Gallery in Los Angeles celebrating 10 years of artistry by its Visual Development Team. The evening included a Q&A panel moderated by Alicia Lutes and featuring director … Continue reading “Art Show Marks 10 Years of Marvel Studios”

  • Universal’s Halloween ‘Purge’

    Friday, Sept. 14, Universal Studios rolled out the red carpet for the opening night celebration of “Halloween Horror Nights.”

  • Fox Holds 30th Anniversary ‘Die Hard’ Screening at Nakatomi Plaza

    In celebration of the 30th anniversary of Die Hard, 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment hosted a screening July 28 in Los Angeles at Fox Plaza, the building that served as the Nakatomi Plaza setting of the film. The Die Hard: 30th Anniversary Edition is available now on 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray, Blu-ray and digitally.

  • The Sights of San Diego Comic-Con International 2018

    San Diego Comic-Con International 2018 offered a dazzling display of sights and sounds for the thousands of fans who converged on downtown San Diego July 18-22 to take in the convention and the many fan festivals surrounding it.