Author Archive for: ‘Emma Bishop’

A new Hulu takes shape

By Joseph Williams OTT is growing up. Netflix Inc. has long led the way in monetizing video on demand, and many OTT companies have tried to recreate its recipe. But the first way to profit is never the only way

Machinima partners with Amazon in an SVOD Pact

Machinima is coming to Amazon Prime Video as an add-on subscription service — the latest move by the digital programmer centered on fandom and gamer culture to diversify revenue beyond YouTube. In addition, Machinima reached a deal with British satcaster Sky, under which Machinima content

Canadian League of Gamers announces Bell as Title Sponsor for Northern Arena, the first professional eSports League in Canada

For Immediate Release Toronto, ON, July 21,2016 – The Canadian League of Gamers, the company behind Northern Arena, a world-class eSports competition for professional gamers, has named Bell the League’s Title Sponsor for 2016. The marketing partnership includes provision of

Comcast, Netflix pushed into awkward embrace

By Joseph Williams While Netflix has struck deals with several telecommunications companies to streamline access to its service, until recently, the largest cable MSO in the country had avoided embracing the digital video giant. Industry observers said Comcast’s new willingness

NBA, BroadbandTV To Launch ‘Playmakers’ Video Network

  By: Geoff Weiss At a time when digital platforms are making a serious play for sports-related content, Canadian multi-channel network BroadbandTV (BBTV) and the National Basketball Association (NBA) have announced the launch of a new video network called NBA Playmakers that will feature content created by millennial basketball enthusiasts.

Keynote: Digital Fans & Digital Strategies

When: May 3, 2016, Tuesday Where: Quebec City Event: AQPM 50th Anniversary Congress, in association with MIP Markets How do digital deal-making and fan-building come together? Who are the global leaders when it comes to digital strategies and audience engagement? Catherine Warren’s engaging

Twenty-Nine Palms Band of Mission Indians enters the eSports Market with Strategic Partnership

Deal creates the first of its kind North American eSports League for Professional Video Gamers & Game Fans Coachella Valley, CA, April 25, 2016 – Twenty-Nine Palms Band of Mission Indians today announced that it has entered into a strategic

Media’s Trending Topics

When: April 7, 2016, Thursday Where: Cannes, France Event: MIPTV, the world’s content market; in association with The Bell Fund Catch up on 2016’s most buzz-worthy trends from the world’s content market, with help from our experts: FanTrust president and Bell Fund board member Catherine Warren;

“Live”, the New Cool in a Non-Linear World

When: April 4, 2016, Monday Where: Cannes, France Event: MIPTV, the world’s content market; in association with The Bell Fund Live is the new cool even in our on-demand world. Digital platforms are increasingly pushing for live broadcast rights–the holy grail

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