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2012-05-24 02:25:45

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., May 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Deluxe Entertainment Services Group Inc. announced today that Sean Coughlin has joined the company as Senior Vice President, Preservation & Restoration Solutions. He will be responsible for Deluxe's film and digital preservation and restoration initiatives worldwide. Coughlin founded Cinetech in 1990, which became a world leader in film preservation and restoration. While at Cinetech, Coughlin led efforts to restore and preserve classic...

2012-05-23 06:25:02

NEW YORK, May 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA and VIAB) today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a 10% increase in its quarterly dividend to $0.275 per share of Class A and B common stock from $0.25 per share. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110811/NY51392LOGO ) The increase will take effect beginning with Viacom's next quarterly dividend, payable on July 2, 2012 to stockholders of record at the close of business on June 15, 2012. Viacom...

2012-05-21 02:22:37

SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Katy Perry's worldwide #1 megahit "Firework" and Australian collaborators Yolanda Be Cool & DCUP's worldwide #1 dance hit "We No Speak Americano" will highlight the original motion picture soundtrack album Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted, set for release June 5th on Interscope Records in advance of the movie's theatrical release June 8 from DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq: DWA.) For the first time in 3D, Madagascar 3: Europe's...

2012-05-02 02:25:09

PURCHASE, N.Y., May 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Pepsi today announced a partnership aligning the global beverage brand with the upcoming film Katy Perry: Part of Me 3D, set to be released by Paramount Pictures in theatres on July 5th. The film is the first-ever big screen look at the international superstar's life both on and offstage. The Pepsi partnership with the movie is set to begin next month and includes co-branded television and radio spots, digital advertising and retail...

2012-04-30 06:24:03

NEW YORK, April 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB) and WhoSay Inc., the leading personal media management platform for high-profile film, television, music, and sports personalities, today announced that Viacom Advertising Sales will serve as the exclusive sales force for WhoSay, selling inventory for the site. With a network of more than 1,000 members, WhoSay will also work with Viacom brands to create original content and marketing integrations connected to...

2012-04-22 14:20:15

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., April 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Paramount Pictures and New Regency Productions jointly announced today that Academy Award®-winner Russell Crowe has been cast as Noah in Academy Award®-nominated director Darren Aronofsky's feature film of the same name. Paramount will release the film on March 28, 2014. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/19991206/PARLOGO) Said Aronofsky, "I'd like to thank Paramount and Regency for backing my team's work to breathe new life...

2012-04-19 06:24:01

NEW YORK, April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Viacom (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB) today announced a new Digital Ad Sales leadership team for the Music and Entertainment brands of its Media Networks. Under the new structure, Melanie DiMemmo and Sarah Iooss will lead Digital Ad Sales out of the company's New York headquarters, while Sharon Silverstein will oversee West Coast business out of the company's Los Angeles offices. Tim Carroll will continue to oversee Digital Ad Sales for the Midwest...

2012-04-17 06:25:03

SAN DIEGO, April 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Legend3D, Inc., a leading digital media technology and visual effects company and innovator in 3D storytelling, today announced an executive appointment of Ian Jessel as president. Jessel, an entertainment industry veteran who was the founding president of Miramax International, is charged with enhancing Legend3D's market visibility and nurturing studio relationships, specifically driving the company's growth initiatives in the...

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2012-04-06 04:59:04

An American appeals court has ruled to revive a lawsuit filed by Viacom against Google regarding copyrighted material being uploaded to YouTube, various media outlets reported Thursday. According to SlashGear's Rue Liu and Reuters' Jonathan Stempel and Yinka Adegoke, Thursday's decision by the 2nd US Circuit Court of Appeals reverses a June 2010 ruling in favor of YouTube and Google which stated that under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DCMA), a website could not be held liable for...

An Unlikely Union: YouTube To Offer 500 New Paramount Movies
2012-04-05 04:29:52

YouTube announced on Wednesday it will partner with Paramount Pictures to bring movie rentals to the popular video-sharing site. Despite their long-standing legal proceedings with Paramount´s parent company, Viacom Inc., YouTube said it would offer movie rentals of nearly 500 Paramount movies. New films, such as “Hugo” can be rented alongside older films, such as “The Godfather,” according to Reuters. Speaking with the Associated Press (AP), Malik Ducard,...