Monthly Archive for: ‘November, 2014’

Trends in Australian Online Video

Video on Demand gets to users through all sorts of platforms and business models. Here is a look at the VOD landscape in Australia, with a good breakdown of relevant terms, trends and viewing habits.          

42nd International Emmy® Awards Winners Announced

The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced the winners of the 42nd International Emmy® Awards tonight at a Gala event attended by over 1000 international television professionals and hosted by British Comedian and writer Matt Lucas at the

RTL Group Increases Presence Across All Digital Platforms

By Robert Briel for Broadband TV News RTL Group said it developed its strong and rapidly growing presence across all digital platforms. In the first nine months of 2014 RTL Group’s catch-up TV services and websites, including the Youtube MCN Broadband

Penultimate Films a Trend in Franchise Finales

By Robert Ito for The New York Times Welcome to the tricky world of penultimate films, those “so close, yet so far” movies that also must serve as a gateway to a franchise finale. Done well, they’re movies worth seeing in

eOne Launches Television Development and Production Arm in Australia

By Etan Vlessing for The Hollywood Reporter Entertainment One has launched a TV development and production arm in Australia. The Canadian indie producer/distributor three years ago acquired Oz distributor Hopscotch to become part of its international film-releasing network. Now, the Canadian

How Vancouver Tech Startup Shnarped Raised $1 Million Without Venture Capital

By Dustin Sproat for Techvibes Shnarped is a social platform that connects athletes to their fans across a youth-friendly social media platform. We started here in Vancouver almost three years ago and recently hit $1 million in total financings to date. Because

VOD for the Fans: Check out the highlights from FanTrust’s VOD & FanBuilding Panel Featuring Executives from Lionsgate, Vimeo and TV2 Norway MIPCOM 2014, Cannes

The stakes are high: People want content anytime, anywhere, on any device. But how do you accommodate demand while protecting your rights? How do you manage catch-up and other windows to best exploit your library and still meet fans’ needs?

FilmTake OTT Video Report Summary

Over-the-Top Video Present & Future The Latest International Distribution Data & Insights TV is taking over the Internet – not the other way around “Consumers do not care which pipe information and entertainment comes from, provided the service delivers the