Film/TV

Mexico’s Megacable Looks to Technicolor for Country’s First DOCSIS 3.1 Services (MESA)

Mexican cable operator Megacable has tapped Technicolor Connected Home and its gateway devices to deliver that country’s first-ever DOCSIS 3.1 services, enabling gigabit-speed da... More

Deluxe Creative, Technical Artistry Recognized With 2020 AIS Lumiere Awards (MESA)

Teams from Deluxe companies EFILM and Stereo D were among the creative talent receiving statuettes when the Advanced Imaging Society brought artists together once again for its 11t... More

Adobe Premiere Pro to Add Project Management, Multi-User Collaboration Tools (Variety)

Adobe Premiere Pro is about to get better at working on big projects — and letting multiple users collaborate on the same video production. The vendor is adding a new set of tool... More

Arts Alliance Media Supports Sundance Film Festival for Fourth Consecutive Year (MESA)

Arts Alliance Media will provide their Screenwriter Theatre Management System and software support to the Sundance Film Festival for the fourth consecutive year. Sundance Institut... More

Dolby Institute Fellowship Awards ‘Nine Days’ and ‘Wendy,’ Both to Premiere at 2020 Sundance Film Festival (MESA)

Dolby Laboratories’ Dolby Institute, along with the Ray and Dagmar Dolby Family Fund, announced that the Dolby Institute Fellowship winners for this year are Nine Days, written a... More

NAB Show 2020: Cinematographer Sam Nicholson to Keynote 2020 Post-Production World (MESA)

The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) and Future Media Conferences (FMC) will present a special keynote address by Emmy-award winning cinematographer and visual effects di... More

Shows on the Rise: Midseason TV Moves Up the Ranks (TV Time)

Netflix releases rush to the top! Season 2 of British dramedy, Sex Education, wins No. 1 placement with a rise ratio of 98.1% while the sixth season of Grace and Frankie (No. 2) ta... More

Five Technologies That Will Change the Face of Cinema This Decade (TVOM)

Whether its the rise of de-aging technology or streaming services, more sophisticated tracking rigs, more realistic CGI, more powerful cameras or the rise of franchise storytelling... More

Technicolor UK Provides Picture, VFX, PULSE for ‘Avenue 5’ (MESA)

Airing on HBO and Sky Atlantic, the new show from the Veep creator required the team to deliver multiple looks and high-volume, cinematic level visual effects.... More

Disney Dropping ‘Fox,’ Rebranding Division as 20th Century Studios (Variety)

The mouse has officially killed the fox. In a move at once unsurprising and highly symbolic, the Walt Disney Company is dropping the “Fox” brand from the 21st Century Fox asset... More

Piracy to Exceed $67B by 2023 (Digital TV Europe)

The value of pirate video services accessed by pay TV and non-pay TV consumers has been projected to exceed US$67 billion by 2023. According to a new study from Parks Associates, ... More

Network Executives-Turned-Producers: A Growing Trend in the Era of Peak TV (Forbes)

Let’s face it...if you choose the right shows, broadcast television can still give you “the biggest bang for your buck.” It is not going away anytime soon. And the rapid rise... More

Technicolor Talent Earns Oscar Nominations for VFX (MESA)

Awards season is in full swing, and Technicolor’s MPC continues its streak of recognition with Oscar nominations for their VFX work on The Lion King and 1917.... More

AWS, Discovery Among Quintet of 2019 Technology and Engineering Emmy Winners (MESA)

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced the 71st Technology and Engineering Emmy award winners and will be presenting the awards on April 19th at the 2020 NAB ... More

CES: What Mattered to Hollywood (THR)

The impact of technology on Hollywood — from how movies are made to how they are displayed — was evident last week at the annual CES Show in Las Vegas, where participants inclu... More

Sony Pictures Post Production Services Sound Team Ups its Game for ‘Jumanji: The Next Level’ (MESA)

As with the earlier film, conjuring the world of Jumanji presented unique challenges for the sound team. Once players enter the game, they are immersed in an environment where ever... More

Shows on the Rise: January Premieres and ‘Jeopardy!’ Win (TV Time)

New CBS spin-off, FBI: Most Wanted, rises to the top! The crime-drama’s debut earns No. 1 placement with a rise ratio of 99.9% while beloved game show, Jeopardy! (No. 2), snags t... More

How Movies Will Change in the 2020s (Screen Rant)

A new decade has arrived, and with it comes a new decade of cinema. What exactly will this new era of filmmaking bring to the art form?... More

Hollywood Made 532 TV Shows in 2019, and It’s Going to Make More (Bloomberg)

The U.S. TV industry released 532 scripted shows last year, an annual increase of 7%, as the competition for viewers intensified with the introduction of new streaming services lik... More

A 2020 Vision for TV’s Future (MCN)

The year 2020 is here and TV will, once again, never be the same. Streaming video, subscription services, pirates, connected TVs, interactive programming and much more have changed... More