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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.