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FilmRise expands Holden’s role to include CSO

FilmRise, the US-based film and television studio and streaming network, has announced the promotion and expansion of CFO Johnny Holden’s position to Chief Strategy Officer (CSO). In this newly created position, Holden will, in addition to overseeing all financial operations for the company, work closely with FilmRise’s CEO to lean into the company’s continued growth […]

May 29, 2024

Keymoore named Head of Content at FilmRise

FilmRise, the New York City-based film and television studio and streaming network, has announced the appointment of Jonitha Keymoore as Head of Content for the company. She will be responsible for all content licensing and production activities across the FilmRise Streaming Network of AVoD apps, FAST channels, and digital streaming partners. Danny Fisher, CEO of […]

May 16, 2024

Redge Technologies migrates TV3 to AWS Cloud

Redge Technologies, a prominent end-to-end technology provider for streaming in CEE and MENA, has collaborated with TV3, a top media-telco conglomerate in the Baltic region, to transition TV3 from on-premises servers to AWS Cloud. TV3 is the leading media group operating across Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania. It provides a wide array of free and subscription-based […]

April 18, 2024

Rakuten TV celebrates Earth Day

In celebration of Earth Day – the annual event to demonstrate support for environmental protection, occurring this year on April 22nd – Rakuten TV has created a collection of focused programming dedicated to climate change and alternative solutions for a sustainable living. For those who want to deepen their awareness and sensitivity about the global […]

April 17, 2024

Study: US homes consume 43.5hrs of video per week

A study from research firm Parks Associates, The Viewer Journey: Navigating Streaming Options, reveals US Internet households now consume 43.5 hours of video per week on average across all viewing devices, an increase of more than six hours from 37.2 hours in 2020. Additionally, 61 per cent of households watch paid streaming services on a […]

April 16, 2024

FilmRise acquires Corner Gas rights

FilmRise, the New York City-based film and television studio, has acquired exclusive AV0D and FAST rights to the iconic Canadian comedy series Corner Gas from Prairie Pants Distribution (Vérité Films and 335 Productions). FilmRise will have sub-distribution rights to all six seasons of the hit Bell Media sitcom as well as Corner Gas: The Movie […]

April 8, 2024

Forecast: E Europe OTT revenues to soar

OTT TV episode and movie revenues for 22 Eastern European countries will reach $6.96 billion (€6.43bn) in 2029, up from $3.82 billion in 2023, according to the Eastern Europe OTT TV & Video Forecasts report from analyst firm Digital TV Research. From the $3.1 billion additional revenues between 2023 and 2029, Russia will provide $1 […]

March 25, 2024

Forecast: Linear ad market collapsing

MoffettNathanson predicts 2024 will be the year linear TV advertising model fails. “We had initial concerns about the early promises of a second-half 2023 recovery […] In all honesty, despite these concerns throughout the years, linear TV has ended up even worse than we expected,” writes Michael Nathanson. Nathanson has lowered his forecasts and he […]

March 19, 2024

Bedrock to launch M6+ platform in France

Bedrock, the European streaming tech company, has announced the upcoming release of M6+ in France, a new AVoD platform from Groupe M6. Powered by Bedrock’s technology, M6+ aims to reshape the French entertainment landscape by transforming the way audiences engage with M6 content through more immersive features, more engaging TV experiences, and dozens of devices […]

March 7, 2024

Study: Advertising thrives in the living room

The living room is the environment at home that’s best suited for advertising to succeed. That’s the key finding from a study of video advertising that examined where in the home advertising was most likely to be remembered – and why. The Context Effects study – jointly conducted by Map The Territory and Tapestry Research, […]

March 6, 2024