Vid-Biz: WGA, Hammer Films, Dexter


WGA Files Lawsuit Against AMPTP; guild accuses the producers of unfair labor practices, citing an ultimatum issued by the AMPTP during the last round of contract negotiations. (TV Week)

Hammer Films Resurrects, Heads to the Web; legendary production company’s next film, Beyond the Rave, will be distributed through MySpace TV in 20-minute chunks. (Variety)

Dexter Cuts Into Meebo; after the Showtime serial killer’s season finale, the IM platform will host a fan chat session with new video content. (Reuters) to Launch New Series Going Bowling; show will follow a group of 20-somethings who travel to different college football bowl games. (MediaWeek)

ExtendMedia Launches Portable Video Ad Service; OpenCASE AdBridge allows companies to manage advertising on downloadable media. (ExtendMedia’s OpenCASE powers NBC Direct, and had some issues early on.) (emailed release)

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