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Netflix likely will spend around $3.3B next year on content, while Amazon ponies up $1.7B, and Hulu follows with $1.5B. And they’re hungry for original productions; they’ll probably account for 10% of Netflix’s outlay.
The players recall what happened 30 years ago when a sci-fi movie no one expected to be a hit launched careers (including Arnold Schwarzenegger's), a couple of marriages and a franchise that has grossed $1.4 billion worldwide.
Digital studio Jamwix is essentially using Banshee Chapter as a way to show how Chimera can turn films into an immersive 3D experience on Oculus Rift devices. But Facebook is also likely to be keeping a close eye on it, considering it completed its $2 billion acquisition of the virtual reality headset maker in July and has been aggressive in courting content makers to develop entertainment for the device ever since.
Now that the Sony a7S is out in the field and shooting, we thought it would be a good time to put together a lens and accessory guide for this powerful new addition to the line of Sony mirrorless cameras. - See more at: http://blog.abelcine.com/2014/10/23/lenses-accessories-for-the-sony-a7s/#sthash.i9DGw5cv.dpuf
Tumblr, the micro-blogging site Yahoo acquired last year for $1.1 billion, has rolled out new features to make itself a better home for video. But despite speculation that it’s aiming to become a rival to Google’s YouTube, Tumblr still has a long way to go before it can credibly challenge the Internet’s No. 1 video site.
The Grateful Dead will celebrate the band’s 50th anniversary with an authorized feature documentary that will be directed by Amir Bar-Lev, helmer of The Tillman Story and most recently the Penn State football scandal Happy Valley.