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 26 December 2017
Having a problem releasing your controversial movie in cinema halls/TV? OTT might just be your solution. What’s more, the limitation on the number of screens in the domestic market has filmmakers resorting to the online medium to aim for a wider release. Content creators and consumers would have noticed the paradigm shift that has taken place in th...
-  The Financial Express
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 22 December 2017
As much as the move to open cinemas in Saudi Arabia seems like a great New Year gift to the people of the ultra-conservative nation known for its dogmatic doctrines, the euphoria the royal decision has caused in the Tamil film industry must be taken with a pinch of salt. Movies were banned in the Middle-Eastern kingdom in the 1980s under pressure from th...
-  Hindustan Times
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 19 December 2017
Digital platforms such as Netflix and Amazon are posing new challenges to cinemas in India too. As of now, the answer is ‘no’, as Netflix has done well mainly on TV serials. Both, Amazon and Netflix, have done well, there’s no denying, but there is an equal growth opportunity for us as well. PVR Cinemas, India’s largest cinema cha...
-  The Financial Express
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 18 December 2017
Eros International Media shares gained nearly 4 percent intraday Monday on signing a co-production deal with Drishyam Films. The company has announced a four-film co-production deal with leading production house, Drishyam Films. The first of the four projects, titled Kaamyaab starring Sanjay Mishra along with Deepak Dobriyal and directed National-Award ...
-  Money Control
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 18 December 2017
The company has announced a four-film co-production deal with leading production house, Drishyam Films. Eros International Media shares gained nearly 4 percent intraday Monday on signing a co-production deal with Drishyam Films. The company has announced a four-film co-production deal with leading production house, Drishyam Films. The first of the four...
-  Money Control
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 17 December 2017
As STAR India prepares its transition to become part of Disney India, following the acquisition of its parent 21st Century Fox, the domestic over-the-top (OTT) market will go through the first round of consolidation. All of STAR India’s assets, including video-streaming service Hotstar, will move to Disney as part of the deal.   Launched in 201...
-  Business Standard
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 15 December 2017
In a deal that could reshape the entertainment business globally, Walt Disney Co. has agreed to buy Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox Inc. for about $52.4 billion in stock on Thursday. In India, the deal means that Murdoch-owned Star India’s businesses, including 49 entertainment channels and 10 sports channels would be absorbed by Disney alo...
-  Livemint
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 14 December 2017
NASA is planning a special screening of the latest 'Star Wars' film for astronauts onboard the International Space Station (ISS). According to a NASA official, 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' will be screened for the crew members aboard the orbital space laboratory. "(I) can confirm the crew will be able to watch it on orbit," NASA Public Affairs Officer Dan ...
-  The Times of India
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 14 December 2017
Los Angeles-based Dreamscape Immersive says it closed a $30 million Series B financing round. The location-based VR company was previously backed by 21st Century Fox and Warner Bros., among others. Those investors also participated in this round, which was led by AMC Entertainment. New investors include Nickelodeon, Majid Al Futtaim, VRSense Solutio...
-  Upload VR
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 13 December 2017
For the first time in the country, Kerala has readied a centrally-run, server-based e-ticketing mechanism for movie houses. The state government will also roll out its e-booking app to reserve movie tickets within two months. The online e-ticketing facility for movies, enabled with GST (goods and services tax) norms, is open through the Kerala government ...
-  The Financial Express
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