News Archive for: ‘Digital Headlines’

DirecTV Launches Kids TV App

By Todd Spangler for Variety DirecTV, the No. 1 U.S. satellite TV broadcaster, debuted a dedicated mobile-video app designed for children 5-10 available to subscribers for no additional charge. The new DirecTV Kids app includes a selection of “kid-friendly” shows

What Would a Consolidated Copyright Law Mean for Europe’s Independent Film Market?

Many sales agencies and distributors see VOD expansion as a sign of hope, while they are equally as hopeless in the face of greater digital integration into a single-market. As widely reported, the European Commission was considering the consolidation of copyright law

The Future of Digital Entertainment is Social Network Television

By Julian Mitchell for Forbes It should be no secret that short-form video is dominating the digital media space. From branded entertainment programs, to video-driven social apps – visual storytelling runs the world right now. For a mobile generation of millennials

Verizon to Buy AOL for $4.4 Billion

By Mike Shields and Thomas Gryta for The Wall Street Journal Verizon Communications Inc. agreed to buy AOL Inc. in a $4.4 billion deal aimed at advancing the telecom giant’s growth ambitions in mobile video and advertising. The all-cash deal

The NextBC Top 25 Finalists Revealed

DigiBC, the Industry Association for New Media & Wireless Companies in B.C., has revealed the top 25 nominees for the second annual NextBC Showcase of Innovation & Awards Night, to be held on the evening of Thursday, May 21, 2015

One in Four U.S. Adults Watching Original Digital Video: Survey

By Darah Hansen for StreamDaily America’s appetite for original digital video programming continues to grow with a record 59 million adults in the United States turning to computers, connected TVs, smartphones and tablets at least once a month to find

Inside HBO’s Grand Storytelling Experiment

By Nicole LaPorte for Fast Company “The question used to be: Do they have a series in them?” HBO’s head of programming, Michael Lombardo, is sitting in his airy, window-lined Santa Monica office, which has a mod, Mad Men-esque feel (ironic,

Zodiak Launches Kids YouTube Channels

By Stewart Clarke for TBI Vision  The kids division of Zodiak Media will launch two YouTube channels later this year. ZeeKay and ZeeKay Junior will target the kids and preschool sectors respectively and launch as part of YouTube’s recent kids

Buyer’s Briefing: Mike Cosentino, CraveTV

From TBI Vision Name: Mike Cosentino Title: Senior VP, programming, CTV Networks and CraveTV; chair, Bell Media Programming Council CraveTV launched in Canada last December in the fiercely competitive local SVOD scene that includes Netflix and Shomi, which is owned

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