Monthly Archive for: ‘June, 2011’

Google Unveils New Try at Social Networking

Online search leader Google Inc. is taking yet another stab at social networking, as it tries to go up against Facebook in this wildly popular and lucrative segment of the internet. This time the project is called Google+ and it

All Those Online Videos, Still Chasing an Audience

Drumbeat would be too strong a word. But in recent months there’s been a steady patter of news indicating a fresh urgency in the world of original Web series: projects involving high-profile filmmakers, additional rounds of financing, redesigned and expanded

Does More Internet Streaming and Web Video Mean Less Traditional TV Viewership?

Despite all the hullabaloo about the ascendancy of Web video and predictions about the demise of cable, Americans still watch a lot of television. Those are the findings, at least, from the latest study by Nielsen. And even with all the

Future Media Forum Unites Digital Groundbreakers at Moscow Event

Luminaries including Lady Gaga’s producer, innovator Esther Dyson and executives from Google, The Guardian and FanTrust convene at RIA Novosti 70th anniversary think tank MOSCOW, June 16, 2011 – Executives from the world’s leading media outlets in North America, Russia,

Peace Point Targets U.S. Expansion

TORONTO – Canadian outfit Peace Point Entertainment Group has acquired full ownership of U.S. development and production firm DIDtv as it looks to ramp up its slate of projects for American networks. “Our expansion into the U.S. is a natural

Everybody Loves A Good Story: Care To Change Video Contest

With a week to go, the United Way of the Lower Mainland invites the public to make a short movie that makes a difference at www.caretochange.ca. To win prizes and receive exposure, British Columbia youth (19 and under) and adults can

IIFF Film Financing Forum

The Vancouver chapter of the Institute for International Film Financing (IIFF) continues its popular monthly gatherings at the junction of film & finance with a special Film Financing Townhall at the renowned Vancouver Film School May 30 from 7pm-10pm at Vancouver Film School’s Design Studio. FanTrust