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President Obama Says Sony Made a ‘Mistake’ In Pulling The Interview

“We can not have a society in which some dictator someplace can start imposing censorship in the United States,” Obama said. His opinion on Sony’s decision to pull the movie was in line with a number of industry voices who wondered if it set a bad precedent. more »

Google Seizes on Sony Hacked Docs to Attack MPAA Conspiracy

Google says it is "deeply concerned" about reports that the Motion Picture Association of America and six studios led a secret campaign to attack the search giant in its fight against online piracy. more »

Ida, Force Majeure and Leviathan Make Oscar’s Foreign Language Shortlist

Mommy and Two Days, One Night are among the celebrated films left off the list. more »

Film and TV Musicians’ Earnings Plunge, Report Says

Earnings by musicians from the scoring of films and TV shows have plummeted 68% over the last 15 years because of runaway post-production, according to a report released today by the Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy. more »

CTRL+Console Turns Your iPad into a Video Editing Control Surface

The app itself is free on the iTunes App Store. The real power, however, comes from control and edit modules available as in-app purchases. A Controller module for Quicktime is included for free with the app. more »

Sony Says “No Further Release Plans” for The Interview, Steve Carell’s Pyongyang Canceled

The R-rated comedy will sit in a vault somewhere, until....North Korea is no longer a threat? Sony deems it right to release the movie? Or maybe they'll just eat the loss and keep it hidden away forever. more »

Paramount Cancels Team America Showings, Theaters Say

Forget those plans by Alamo Drafthouse Cinema and other theaters to run Team America: World Police in place of The Interview. more »

Hulu Closes Massive Streaming Deal With FX Networks

Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution is allowing the streaming service exclusive subscription video on-demand rights to FX Networks’ Original Series produced by FX Productions more »

HBO Is Not Releasing Overnight Ratings Anymore

The move follows a similar decision by FX, which earlier this year likewise stopped releasing “live plus same day” ratings, numbers that only account for a episode’s first night of viewership. more »

FXX and ADHD Teaming Up to Launch Late-Night Animation Block

FXX has committed to keep the ADHD block until summer 2015, and if it proves successful, they could commission original content. more »