Monthly Archive for: ‘May, 2015’

What Do Digital Buyers Want?

MIPTV-MIPCOM put together this exclusive report with testimonials and insights from a panel of 14 content buyers from leading online video platforms worldwide. What is their editorial line? What type of programs are they looking for? Click here to download

Stories of Audience Engagement

When: July 6, 2015 Where: Berlin – Private Roof Club Entertainment professionals from film to music, theatre to publishing and beyond, will reflect on new frontiers and alternative approaches to audience engagement during this intensive day of research and discussion.

DirecTV Launches Kids TV App

By Todd Spangler for Variety DirecTV, the No. 1 U.S. satellite TV broadcaster, debuted a dedicated mobile-video app designed for children 5-10 available to subscribers for no additional charge. The new DirecTV Kids app includes a selection of “kid-friendly” shows

What Would a Consolidated Copyright Law Mean for Europe’s Independent Film Market?

Many sales agencies and distributors see VOD expansion as a sign of hope, while they are equally as hopeless in the face of greater digital integration into a single-market. As widely reported, the European Commission was considering the consolidation of copyright law

The Future of Digital Entertainment is Social Network Television

By Julian Mitchell for Forbes It should be no secret that short-form video is dominating the digital media space. From branded entertainment programs, to video-driven social apps – visual storytelling runs the world right now. For a mobile generation of millennials

DigiBC Names Judges for NEXTBC 2: A Night Showcasing BC’s Innovation

DigiBC unveiled three of the four judges participating in the second annual NEXTBC Showcase & Awards Gala on Thursday, May 21, 2015. Twenty-five of BC’s most innovative companies are set to showcase their technology and creativity at NEXTBC 2. The

Verizon to Buy AOL for $4.4 Billion

By Mike Shields and Thomas Gryta for The Wall Street Journal Verizon Communications Inc. agreed to buy AOL Inc. in a $4.4 billion deal aimed at advancing the telecom giant’s growth ambitions in mobile video and advertising. The all-cash deal

The NextBC Top 25 Finalists Revealed

DigiBC, the Industry Association for New Media & Wireless Companies in B.C., has revealed the top 25 nominees for the second annual NextBC Showcase of Innovation & Awards Night, to be held on the evening of Thursday, May 21, 2015

One in Four U.S. Adults Watching Original Digital Video: Survey

By Darah Hansen for StreamDaily America’s appetite for original digital video programming continues to grow with a record 59 million adults in the United States turning to computers, connected TVs, smartphones and tablets at least once a month to find

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