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 18 January 2017
Information and Broadcasting Minister M Venkaiah Naidu has stressed the vast need of skilled personnel in the media and entertainment sector in the country as the sector was expanding rapidly.The Minister referred to the prominent role being played by the Government’s Skill India Initiative for upgrading skills under multiple disciplines. He added t...
-  Indian Television
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 17 January 2017
Russell Levine’s production, development and financing company and the screenwriters resource group announced on Tuesday the winner of their first annual film and television competition.Route One will take an 18-month option with a view to developing the winning entry Sabiya written by Dorothy Bertram.The company will produce a proof of concept shor...
-  Screen Daily
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 17 January 2017
Forthcoming changes at the top of Sony Pictures Entertainment, come with future questions of diversified media companies.Michael Lynton, chairman/CEO of Sony Pictures Entertainment, and CEO of Sony Entertainment -- in charge of its movie/TV and music businesses -- is departing.Might the lone-independent studio, without any traditional TV network ownership...
-  Media Post
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 17 January 2017
Exclusive movies and TV shows might entice Amazon or Apple or Facebook or Alphabet,The big contest between tech giants Amazon, Alphabet, Apple and Facebook is getting you to use only use their product; really a fool’s ambition.So short of having the better, cooler tech, the best way to keep people coming back (or locked in) is to offer exclusive thi...
-  Recode
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 16 January 2017
Actor Sterling K Brown says he would like to play superhero John Stewart/Green Lantern, in Warner Bros' movie based on the DC Comics characters."Dear powers that be, if you are looking for someone to play John Stewart, I humbly submit my name," Brown wrote on Twitter. He signed off with the valediction "Namaste" and the hashtag "#GreenLanternCorps." In th...
-  Business Standard
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 16 January 2017
This year Disney India has witnessed spectacular success with its Hollywood movies setting benchmarks that reflect the increasing popularity of English movies in the country. Similarly, Hotstar has emerged as a market leader signaling the rise of digital and mobile entertainment platforms. Hotstar has now announced a new studio partnership with Disney Ind...
-  Indian Television
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 16 January 2017
Content creators and copyright owners have voiced their concerns with respect to the pricing regulations by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI). The entertainment industry is of the view that sectoral regulations have seriously impeded the growth of the film sector and an open market environment can best guarantee that the film sector will no...
-  The Economic Times
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 16 January 2017
Business Process Management platforms serve as a robust foundation to reform business processes and has all the right ingredients for a Bollywood-like super-hit in a business.Stellar Indian superstars, heart-touching storylines, foot-tapping music and larger-than-life characters topped with extravagant locations. Yes, we are talking about our very own Bol...
-  Forbes
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 16 January 2017
Mumbai, Jan 16 (PTI) Broadcaster Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN) has launched a youth-focused contemporary Hindi music channel - Sony Rox HD.This is the second Hindi music channel from the media firm after launching Sony Mix, a standard definition (SD) channel five years ago."There were 15 channels when we ventured into the music genre five years back....
-  India Today.In
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 16 January 2017
An interesting drama is currently being played out in India, according to some the world’s second largest pay TV market. It pits pay-TV networks (copyright owners) against the broadcast regulator, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI).TRAI, like all regulators, likes to regulate. That is what regulators do. TRAI regulates both telecommuni...
-  Hugh Stephens Blog
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