Monthly Archive for: ‘October, 2013’

The 2013 Shaw Rocket Prize Finalists Announced in Children (6-12) Category

The 2013 Shaw Rocket Prize finalists in the Children (6-12) category have been selected. Established in 2004, the Shaw Rocket Prize is a $75,000 award, split into three $25,000 prizes for the best independent Canadian kids’ programs in three categories

Prentiss Fraser of eOne Discusses Company’s Trends and Transformations

Prentiss Fraser, Senior VP of Worldwide Sales and Acquisitions for eOne Television International, tells C21Media about the company’s global moves, from first-look relationships to digital deals. Click here to watch the video. This is an excerpt. Click here to view the original article

Pointing To The Future – Significant Investments Under $10 Million In Q3

This is an excerpt from an article by Strategy Eye  Blockbuster, multimillion-dollar funding rounds may grab the headlines, but it’s the smaller, sub-USD10m investments that are driving overall investment in digital media. Globally, 68% or 476 of the 698 deals

Seven Marketing Lessons From Social Media Savvy Celebrities

By Ekaterina Walter for Forbes Successful celebrities don’t have customers, they have fans. And that is their secret. They don’t aspire to conquer the “biggest share of the market”, they aspire to “ignite the movement and inspire their tribes”. And

Netflix Shows Progress Toward Transforming to a Web-Based Network, Poised to Surpass HBO in Paid Subscribers

By Cliff Edwards for Bloomberg News via the Financial Post Netflix Inc. is poised to pass HBO in paid U.S. subscribers, showing Chief Executive Officer Reed Hastings is making progress toward a goal of transforming the streaming service to a

Reid Hoffman Offers LinkedIn’s Series B Pitch as Advice for Entrepreneurs

By Reid Hoffman for At Greylock, my partners and I are driven by one guiding mission: always help entrepreneurs. It doesn’t matter whether an entrepreneur is in our portfolio, whether we’re considering an investment, or whether we’re casually meeting for the first time.

Study Confirms Advertisers Need to Engage TV Audiences on First and Second Screens

By Natan Edelsburg for Lost Remote The results of a recent study conducted by VivaKi’s The Pool –and unveiled during Advertising Week – truly demonstrate the need for advertisers to engage with TV audiences on both the first and second screens. The study, titled “Two

Pinterest Drives More Traffic to Publishers Than Twitter, LinkedIn, Reddit Combined

By Seth Fiegerman for Mashable When it comes to referral traffic from social networks, there’s Facebook and Pinterest — and then there’s everyone else. Facebook accounted for more than 10% of overall traffic to publishers in September, by far the

Online TV and Video to Generate $35B by 2018

By Robert Briel for Broadband TV News Global online TV and video revenues (over fixed broadband networks) will reach $34.99 billion in 2018, a massive increase from the $3.98 billion recorded in 2010 and the $15.94 billion expected in 2013,

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