Monthly Archive for: ‘June, 2014’

NBC Among Companies Emphasizing Importance of Investing in Online Video Creators

By Madeline O’Leary for the Los Angeles Times NBC has new plans to seek out and broadcast online video stars, a network executive said during a VidCon panel Thursday. “That’s where the audience is,” said Rob Hayes, executive vice president

YouTube Unveils Fan Funding Feature

By Sophie Curtis for The Telegraph Makers of YouTube videos will soon be able to solicit money from fans in order to support their channels. The new ‘fan funding’ feature is part of a raft of updates announced at the VidCon

Tablet Owners More Likely to Use OTT Apps Than TV Apps

By Kristin Brzoznowski for WorldScreen.com Despite the fact that an increasing number of U.S. TV providers are offering TV Everywhere services, tablet owners are significantly more likely to use OTT service apps such as Netflix than those offered by TV

PM Steven Harper Announces the Organizations to Advance in CAIP Selection Process

By Knowlton Thomas for Techvibes Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced the organizations that have been chosen to advance in the selection process for the Canada Accelerator and Incubator Program (CAIP). He made the announcement at Communitech in Waterloo. In 2013,

Olivier Dumont of eOne Family Talks Peppa Pig and More in Q&A

By Anna Carugati for WorldScreen.com TV KIDS: What has been the strategy for licensing and merchandising connected to Peppa Pig? DUMONT: Our overall strategy for the brand has always been carefully managed growth that responds to consumer demand built through strong TV ratings