Film/TV

Why the ‘Superabundance’ of Content is Proving Tricky (TVB Europe)

Simon Trudelle, NAGRA: Today’s pay-TV landscape is a dream for content consumers; we’ve never been so spoilt for choice when it comes to the entertainment on our screens. But t... More

More Games, More Angles, But Fewer Cameras… Can 5G Revolutionize Live Sports Production? (SportsPro)

BT Sport staged a landmark trial using a 5G mobile network for remote production in November. With the technology set to offer UK mobile users faster upload and download speeds as ... More

The Future of Television? Binge-Watching is Only the Beginning (WSJ)

Streaming video on demand has changed the audience experience more in a few years than cable television did over a few decades, and industry executives are unanimous in the belief ... More

Fox Sports Details 5G Livestreaming Trial with AT&T, Ericsson at U.S. Open (FierceVideo)

Fox Sports and Fox Innovation Lab, alongside AT&T, Ericsson and Intel, are offering up some details on their 5G livestreaming trial from the U.S. Open in June. The companies said 5... More

How Asia is Reinventing the Moviegoing Experience for the Streaming Age (THR)

One of the most compelling experiments, just now getting off the ground, is Chinese video giant iQiyi's attempt to meld the movie theater experience with the age of streaming. The ... More

BTI Studios Acquires Dubbing Studios in Rome (MESA)

BTI Studios announced the acquisition of Italian dubbing studios La BiBi.it (La BiBi) and Multimedia Network, who were formerly part of the Recandub group. Both studios are based a... More

Amazon Bid for Fox Networks May Escalate Sports Rights Arms Race (THR)

Murdoch's 22 regional stations, valued at $25 billion, draw interest from Amazon, MLB, the Yankees and others as streaming deals heat up.... More

Paul Ghezzo Named Creative Director at Technicolor VFX in L.A. (Studio Daily)

Technicolor VFX named Paul Ghezzo creative director at its Los Angeles studio, which is integrated within the company’s post-production business. Ghezzo was most recently head of... More

Technicolor PostWorks Preps Free Climbing Epic ‘The Dawn Wall’ for Theatrical Run (MESA)

Technicolor PostWorks New York provided finishing services for The Dawn Wall, the new documentary from Red Bull House Media about free-climbers Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson’... More

Dolby Cinemas Uses Cutting Edge Technology to Deliver the Best Cinema Experience in UAE (Tech Radar)

There are a lot of ways to watch a movie in Dubai. From IMAX and 4DX experiences to fine dining meals served in premium seats, local cinemas have gone above and beyond to get peopl... More

NAGRA Secures United Group’s New 4K Android TV Platform (MESA)

NAGRA announced today it is securing EON, the latest video service launched by United Group, the leading telecoms and media provider in South East Europe, in four markets: Serbia, ... More

Eurofins Digital Media Services Opens its New Quality Control Facility in New York City (MESA)

Eurofins Digital Media Services, formerly My Eye Media, announced today the official opening of their new office in New York City. Located in the bustling Chelsea district, the fac... More

SDI Media Upgrades Prague Theatrical Recording Studios with Advanced Capabilities (MESA)

SDI Media has announced the completion of a full-scale upgrade to their theatrical recording room in Prague. The investment comes as a result of increased demand for theatrical rec... More

Promotional Power Still Apparent in TiVo Tracking (Rapid TV News)

TiVo has released more tune-in conversion analysis of brand-new shows that were part of Fall Premiere season across broadcast networks and has reinforced earlier findings showing t... More

Avid Pro Tools Now Includes UVI Falcon, Delivering Creative Hybrid Instrument, High Quality Sound (MESA)

Avid today announced an alliance with software instrument developer UVI to deliver powerful virtual instruments and an exclusive sound library to all Pro Tools users. UVI’s accla... More

Technicolor PostWorks Finishes Jonah Hill’s Debut ‘Mid90s’ (MESA)

The new feature film Mid90s marks the directorial debut of Jonah Hill. Post-production finishing for the film was completed at Technicolor PostWorks New York where colorist Alex Bi... More

BTI Studios Burbank Breaks Ground on New In-House Dubbing Studios (BTI Blog)

BTI Studios has announced the construction of 3 brand new high-quality dubbing studios at its Burbank facility, adding to their 63 studios across 24 locations globally. BTI Studios... More

Changing the GPU-Cloud Graphics Market Through Blockchain (Forbes)

Kalin Stoyanchev, VP of Distributed Systems/Blockchain at OTOY, noted that Blockchain is transforming the cloud-graphics industry since it provides the architecture and incentives ... More

How New AI Technology is Revolutionizing TV Viewing (The Wrap)

Arvin Patel, TiVo: Live TV, traditional cable channels, streaming services, YouTube, Instagram stories. Today’s consumers have a staggering number of ways to consume video conten... More

Why Bidding is About to Heat Up Over Tribune Stations, Fox’s Regional Sports Networks (Variety)

Bidding on two prime collections of local TV assets — Fox’s 22 regional sports networks and Tribune Media’s 42 TV stations and WGN America — will heat up this week in separ... More