Monthly Archive for: ‘April, 2013’

Todd & The Book of Pure Evil Launch IndieGogo Campaign for Animated Feature

In the middle of a dark April night, last night in fact, the creators of Todd & The Book of Pure Evil released an ambitious crowd-funding campaign on IndieGogo to bring a end to the epic tale. Here is their

New Reality Show to Skip TV, Play Entirely on Social Media

By Andrew Wallenstein for Variety  Who says a reality show has to air on TV? The Chernin Group is producing an audacious new unscripted series that will be distributed entirely on social-media platforms instead of having a home on TV,

The House of Cards effect: Netflix tops $1B in Q1 revenue, near 30M U.S. subscribers

By Janko Roettgers for Looks like House of Cards has been working for Netflix: The streaming service made more than $1 billion in revenue for the first time in its corporate history in Q1 of 2013, according to financial results published

Is Mobile a More Important Ad Medium than TV? Facebook Thinks So

By Chantal Tode for Mobile Marketer Sheryl Sandberg, chief operating officer of Facebook, said this week that mobile is as important, if not more important, to marketers than television. While many in the advertising world would agree with Ms. Sandberg,

Twitter: ‘Where We Watch TV’

By Julien Blake for C21 Media Some 40% of the tweets made during peak TV hours are about TV – making Twitter “the room we watch TV in,” the social media giant’s UK head of broadcasting Dan Biddle said in

Canada’s Space Acquires Anthony Zuiker’s Digital Drama ‘Cybergeddon’

By Etan Vlessing for The Hollywood Reporter Dolphin Digital Media has the international TV distribution rights to the scripted series that stars Olivier Martinez and Missy Peregrym. Canada’s sci-fi Space Channel has acquired CSI creator Anthony Zuiker’s Yahoo web drama

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Acquires Tribal Nova, Increases In House Game Development Expertise

BOSTON – April 11, 2013 – Global education leader Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) today announced the acquisition of Tribal Nova, a Montréal based educational technology company focused on the development of digital games, products and services for preschool children. The

MTV enables Instagram voting for 2013 Movie Awards

By Cory Bergman for Lost Remote Always at the forefront of engaging viewers over Twitter with its live events, MTV is adding a new social network for this Sunday’s 2013 Movie Awards. “Get creative on Instagram,” explains “Dress up as your

2013 International Digital Emmy Awards Winners Announced

MIPTV-Cannes, April 8, 2013 -The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced tonight the winners of the International Digital Emmy® Awards at a ceremony attended by over 300 international executives from the television, broadband, and mobile industries, organized in partnership with

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