#1. Where are we at, as an industry, in 2023? For me, last year’s IBC had the flavour of a giddy reunion with long-lost friends – “We’re back! How have you been? You look different in person than on a screen!” This year, the mood was more focused [...]
What makes a streaming service profitable? As with any business the basic equation is income minus costs but this masks a world of complexity. What exactly is OTT income made up of (e.g. advertising, subscriptions, sponsorships etc.)? What about costs (content, staff, technology, R&D)? And how sustainable is [...]
Whilst Netflix, Disney, Amazon and D2C services from the broadcasters and film studios tend to get all the publicity, it’s easy to forget that the OTT market also has a huge number of smaller streamers. The UK, for example, has 288 of them according to the European Audiovisual [...]
50 VOD Professionals – our list of the 50 most influential people working in the UK’s video-on-demand and OTT industry – is back for 2023! Nominations are now open and we’d like to hear from you about the brilliant people that power VOD services all over the UK: [...]
VOD Professional is conducting a survey about current attitudes to AI (artificial intelligence) in the broadcasting and OTT streaming industry and, as a valued colleague, we'd like to hear your opinions. We'll ask you 14 questions about AI and the impact it might have on both OTT itself [...]
OTT Question Time returned last Thursday, 25th June, and to kick off the new season, we discussed OTT user engagement and sticky UI / UX. Together with Jonathan Kelly, Experience Director at Candyspace, Gulliver Smithers, formerly of Sony Pictures, BBC Studios and ITV plus Chris Ambrozic, VP & GM [...]
Jonathan Lewis, Head of Commercial Innovation & Partners at Channel 4 and Leon Siotis, Head of SpringServe International, at OTT Question Time Live on 31 January 2023. To watch the video please login or register with VOD Professional. (This page will refresh once you’ve logged in. The video [...]
Lisa Rousseau, Head of Amazon Freevee UK in conversation with Liz Bales, CEO of British Association of Screen Entertainment at OTT Question Time Live on 1 February 2023. To watch the video please login or register with VOD Professional. (This page will refresh once you’ve logged in. The [...]
Marcos Milanez, Chief Content Officer at Rakuten TV in conversation with Marion Ranchet, Founder & MD of The Local Act Consultancy at BBC Studios at OTT Question Time Live on 1 February 2023. To watch the video please login or register with VOD Professional. (This page will refresh [...]
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