Theater Owners Worried About Losing Younger, Mobile Generation
Multiplexes are engaged in a tug-of-war for eyeballs with the likes of Facebook, Instagram and YouTube that’s resulting in an aging crop of avid moviegoers.
Warner Bros. and Imax Team for 30 Films Including Batman v Superman, Tarzan, Fantastic Beasts
Not to be outdone by rival Disney, Warner Bros. has renewed their deal with IMAX to release 30 films in the format over the next few years.
Cary Fukunaga Takes Over Long-Stalled The Alienist as TV Series
In yet another reminder of the lure of long-form television for filmmakers, Cary Fukunaga is resurrecting the stalled adaptation of Caleb Carr's hugely popular 1994 crime thriller The Alienist at Paramount Television.
Univision’s Sábado Gigante Ends a 53-Year Run
Sábado Gigante, or Giant Saturday, is hosted by Mario Kreutzberger, who also created it and is known on the show as Don Francisco. The three-hour weekly program features a mix of games, celebrity interviews, music and comedy. It is Univision’s longest-running program, as well as the longest-running variety series in TV history.
Avid Media Composer Goes 4K
In a software landscape quickly shifting to rental (subscription) business models, Avid now offers the most flexible price model.
IMAX and Dolby Play Laser Tag with Rival Next-Gen Projection Systems
IMAX launches its next-gen laser projection system at the TCL Chinese, while rival Dolby Vision gets Disney on board with Tomorrowland and Inside Out.
Is Netflix Worth More Than CBS? Wall Street Says It Is After Strong Q1 Report
The upbeat news didn’t end the vigorous debate on Wall Street over whether Netflix will continue its torrid growth pace or stumble as costs rise and new entrants including HBO Now move in.
Hollywood Studios Supplier FotoKem Becomes First to Adopt the Newly Launched Avid Artist | DNxIO
At NAB 2015, FotoKem, one of the largest post-production houses in Los Angeles has become the first facility to invest in the newly launched Avid Artist | DNxIO. This significant investment in the solution from the Avid Artist Suite now enables FotoKem to cut and deliver for 4K production to platforms such as Netflix.
NAB 2015 Announcements: News You Might Have Missed
There’s a ton of industry news coming out of Vegas this week. Here are a few noteworthy NAB 2015 announcements you might have missed.
‘iPad Pro’ Cases Increasing in Quality Ahead of Rumored Fall Launch
The new cases include a mysterious cutout on the left side of the device. Some previous rumored cases have included the cutout, with rumors variously suggesting it could be for a SIM-card tray on cellular models, a second Lightning port, or perhaps a USB-C port.