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 05 December 2017
In a world full of negotiators and intermediaries, Hollywood is one of the most heavily mediated industries of all. In between a movie script and the audience that eventually views a film sit a gaggle of stakeholders, all taking their cut. Producers, studios, distribution networks, product placement agencies, agents, TV networks and talent agencies must ...
-  Nasdaq
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 04 December 2017
The Asia-Pacific region continues to be the fastest-growing movie box-office territory in the world (rising from $10.4 billion in 2012 to $14.9 billion in 2016, a 44% increase), so it’s safe to say that the annual CineAsia convention is an essential gathering for top players in the cinema industry. This year’s show at the Hong Kong Conven...
-  Film Journal
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 03 December 2017
"With good data, everyone can know their audience," said Steven Wolfe Pereira, Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) of Quantcast. "AR/VR helps build tools for the future," Google's Spotlight Stories Executive Producer, Karen Dufilho, told Xinhua, in the same meeting room. While Suzy Deering, CMO of eBay, retorted, "and the future is tomorrow." At the industry...
-  China Daily
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 02 December 2017
Leading producers in Asia put the spotlight on local roots, and cultural authenticity, while working in an industry that is increasingly globalized. Stressing the need for authenticity, they were speaking at a keynote panel of Screen Singapore, part of the Singapore Media Festival. The topic was described as “Bringing a local IP global.” &ld...
-  Variety
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 02 December 2017
With average internet speeds reaching 4mbps and cost of bandwidth reducing to average Rs 10 per GB, a number of users, millennials and otherwise, preferring to live-stream their favourite shows or channels, the OTT streaming industry today has entered into a dynamic and interesting space. In fact, as the industry matures, it is witnessing an infusion of n...
-  Sunday Guardian Live
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 01 December 2017
The average consumer’s growing affinity to digital platforms is forcing the industry to rethink older paradigms of entertainment consumption and revenue generation. Remember the days when entertainment options available to the average Indian were limited to the nearest single-screen movie theatre or the occasional play/music concert organised at co...
-  Your Story
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 30 November 2017
The first day of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2017 (GES) here saw a packed audience attending a panel discussion where various personalities from the film industry were invited to share their views on the theme titled the 'Future of Cinema.' The engaging discussion was moderated by Rajya Sabha MP Subhash Chandra and the panelists included actor Adi...
-  DNA India
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 30 November 2017
Asia’s video-on-demand (VOD) service Hooq’s shift in its positioning to offer more Hollywood content with separate price points and a brand campaign, is already bearing fruit as its subscription has increased ten fold.The library which claims to be curating one-of-the-largest repository of Hollywood content, includes titles from Sony and ...
-  Exchange 4 Media
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 30 November 2017
Amazon is many things: online retailer, grocery store owner, provider of cloud computing services. And this week it added another title to its list: helper for companies that want to make virtual- and augmented-reality apps. In Las Vegas at its annual Amazon Web Services conference, the company unveiled Sumerian, a Web-based service that makes it easier ...
-  MIT Technology Review
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 29 November 2017
Amazon.com Inc on Wednesday said members of its shopping club Prime could purchase tickets to an early screening of Sony Pictures’ “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” in more than 1,000 U.S. cinemas, in its latest move to court subscribers. This is the first time the world’s largest online retailer has offered to sell tickets to Prim...
-  Reuters
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