Another year, another IBC and my first impressions were that this one would be interesting only for its lack of interestingness. I was mistaken -- in a good way.
Bitmax, the digital media management and licensing company, has signed a multi-year agreement to provide content management and services to High Octane Pictures (HOP), a full-service film distribution and sales agency that cultivates relationships with distributors, financiers, talent agencies and various strategic entertainment partnerships to sell and distribute motion pictures.
As part of the deal, Bitmax will help High Octane maximize the revenue potential of their titles across the international VOD landscape, helping them get
RTL Group today announced that it will combine its digital video business in the Nordics (United Screens) with Divimove, RTL Group’s Berlin-based digital video company. The Group also plans to integrate the Dutch RTL MCN into the combined entity. The combination will make Divimove Europe’s leading digital studio and home for digital content creators – representing more than 1,000 talents in 9 European countries which currently generates 3.2 billion online video views per month.
Disney has announced an impressive slate of headline titles for its new Disney+ direct-to-consumer service, launching in the US in November 2019. Titles such as the Marvel and Star Wars franchises, classic Disney and Pixar animations and a host of family-friendly Fox titles – including 30 seasons of the Simpsons – as well as Original films and TV shows. Based on its ongoing tracking of SVOD catalogues globally, Ampere Analysis has prepared this exclusive comparison
ThinkAnalytics™ is experiencing growing traction from major US TV networks and Hollywood studios alike, who are investing in new OTT initiatives that take advantage of new distribution strategies and their strong consumer brands. The firm’s worldwide portfolio of content and subscriber intelligence solutions is proven to boost viewer engagement and loyalty with direct-to-consumer OTT and STB services.
ThinkAnalytics is seeing a significant resurgence in the US for its content discovery, viewer insight and enhanced
Viacom’s Paramount Pictures is to make movies for Netflix as part of a new deal between the pair, unveiled at the end of last week.
Speaking on Viacom’s full-year results conference call at the end of the week, Paramount boss James Gianopoulis said that the studio was “exploring new revenue streams in addition to theatrical releases as a producer of first-run films and television for other media platforms”.