Monthly Archive for: ‘July, 2013’

eOne and The Cartel Ink First Look TV Deal

Canadian producer Entertainment One has inked an exclusive first-look deal with rival producer and management company The Cartel. The agreement will see the North American partners develop, produce and distribute scripted and unscripted TV projects, including series and MOWs. As

YouTube Hits Monetize on New Platforms

YouTube kid’s channel Pancake Manor taps FanTrust for strategic business development. Popular YouTube producer Pancake Manor, has selected FanTrust Entertainment Strategies to help build international relationships for its massively popular kids videos and channel. “FanTrust not only helped guide us

FanTrust Inks Pearson Deal for Pancake Manor YouTube Hits — Playback

Catherine Warren’s FanTrust has inked a content supply deal with British media group Pearson for Pancake Manor, the YouTube phenomenon. Pearson Education has licensed Pancake Manor videos for a new electronic app the group is rolling out to the global

Unregulated Digital Distributers Caution Canadian Broadcast System

“Nobody watches just television anymore,” reads front page of the Bell Fund website, an independent production fund that supports the development of new media projects in Canada. A prevailing truth in today’s industry, it seems, as new technologies and emerging distribution channels are increasingly

Google Debuts $35 Chromecast TV Video Streaming Device

Continuing its attempt to become a force on every device from smartphones to tablets to televisions, Google today debuted both a new Nexus 7 tablet and, in a surprise, a $35 device to stream video and other content from any

Digital Drives eOne Results

Entertainment One has reported strong quarterly results with group revenues up 40% year-on-year. The TV and film producer and distributor said that digital revenues had doubled in the year to date and they now comprise more than 20% of the

Netflix Q2 Results: Nearly 30MM US Streaming Subscribers and $1B in Revenue

Netflix inched closer to 30 million domestic streaming subscribers in its fiscal Q2, but the company failed to surpass the milestone, which may leave investors disappointed. Netflix now has 29.81 million streaming subscribers in the U.S., and added 630,000 new

Zynga Prepares for Facebook Real-Money Gambling

Zynga Inc. is showing off its new real-money gambling games for Facebook at an event in Barcelona, Spain, games that will launch in the U.K., where online gambling is legal. VentureBeat reports the Facebook titles include ZyngaPlusPoker and ZyngaPlusCasino, which

RTL Group Co-CEO Anke Schaferkordt to Receive International Emmy

The executive is the first-ever female head of RTL, Europe’s largest commercial broadcasting group COLOGNE, Germany – Anke Schaferkordt, the co-CEO of RTL Group, Europe’s leading broadcast company and owner of American Idol producer FremantleMedia, will receive the 2013 International

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