News Archive for: ‘Digital Headlines’

Penultimate Films a Trend in Franchise Finales

By Robert Ito for The New York Times Welcome to the tricky world of penultimate films, those “so close, yet so far” movies that also must serve as a gateway to a franchise finale. Done well, they’re movies worth seeing in

How Vancouver Tech Startup Shnarped Raised $1 Million Without Venture Capital

By Dustin Sproat for Techvibes Shnarped is a social platform that connects athletes to their fans across a youth-friendly social media platform. We started here in Vancouver almost three years ago and recently hit $1 million in total financings to date. Because

FilmTake OTT Video Report Summary

Over-the-Top Video Present & Future The Latest International Distribution Data & Insights TV is taking over the Internet – not the other way around “Consumers do not care which pipe information and entertainment comes from, provided the service delivers the

Non-Linear Video Overtakes Linear Viewing for Average US Broadband Users

By Broadband TV News Correspondent for Broadband TV News Research from Parks Associates shows the average US broadband household now watches more than 17 hours of non-linear video per week, compared to 11.5 hours of linear video. “Non-linear video accounts

SVOD Report: Bulk buying is out, exclusivity is in

By Melita Kuburas for StreamDaily SVOD services are shaking up the syndication model, spending more on individual shows than they did on bulk libraries just a few years ago. That’s according to an in-depth report from RBC Capital Markets titled

Netflix Partners with SVOD Rival Shomi for Original Series “Between”

By Stewart Clarke for TBI Vision Netflix and its streaming rival Shomi are joining forces to make Between, which will star kids TV favourite Jennette McCurdy and was created by Michael McGowan and Resident Evil producer Don Carmody. City TV and Shomi,

HBO to Launch Stand-Alone Streaming Service

By Joe Flint And Keach Hagey for The Wall Street Journal HBO is finally giving the cord-cutters what they want. Speaking at Time Warner Inc. ’s investor day meeting on Wednesday, Richard Plepler, the chief executive of HBO, announced that

MIPCOM: 2014 Television Content Value Report

Global subscription TV revenue will continue to increase by 3.5% CAGR over the next five years to reach US$ 236B by 2018. With growth in nearly all media types and formats, value for content is soaring. While most of the

CMF and NZ On Air Partner for $1 Million Digital Media Project Fund

By Julianna Cummins for StreamDaily The Canada Media Fund (CMF) and New Zealand government funding agency NZ On Air have partnered to establish a $1 million matching fund for digital media projects. The funds will be available for the 2014-2015 financial

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