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Survey: 77% say films changed their view on cultural issues

With the Cannes Film Festival in full swing, research from Mastercard, official partner of the festival, reveals that two in five Brits (42 per cent) say movies have changed the way they see the world. The power of the cinematic voice has proved evident as the survey reveals that almost four in five people in […]

May 25, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Survey: Will Thor and Top Gun: Maverick drive fans back to the cinema?

Summer is fast approaching, and that means a bevy of new big-budget movies are set to come out. But after back-to-back down years for summer movies due to Covid-19, which flicks have fans most excited to hit the cinema this year? Luckily, Whip Media took a closer look at that question with a new survey, […]

May 13, 2022

Report: European cinema sector making slow recovery

The European Audiovisual Observatory reports that 2021 turned out to be another difficult year for the cinema sector in Europe. Multiple factors, like the ongoing closures of cinemas, particularly in the first half of the year, the negative effect of attendance restrictions, possible hesitancy among audiences to return to cinemas, the return of US studio […]

May 12, 2022

Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero in cinemas globally

Crunchyroll and Toei Animation have announced it will release Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero – the newest film in the worldwide anime blockbuster franchise – in cinemas around the globe this summer. This is marks the first globally-distributed theatrical release for Crunchyroll, who will be the sole distributor in North America. Internationally, the movie will […]

May 11, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Telstra, Silver Trak Digital launch Cinema Direct 5G content delivery

Telstra and media asset management specialists Silver Trak Digital have launched their new 5G Cinema Direct content delivery service – Australia’s fastest, most robust, and most secure delivery of digital content over 5G for cinemas, content distributors and movie studios. Cinema Direct requires no cabling, can be installed and working very quickly and is backed […]

May 10, 2022

Into Film Awards noms announced ahead of June 28 ceremony

After an hiatus due to Covid-19 restrictions, education charity, Into Film, has announced this year’s Into Film Awards nominees ahead of the ceremony on June 28th. This year’s film nominations are stronger than ever, showcasing an impressive range of unique stories and filmmaking talent that evidence the unprecedented challenges young people have been through over […]

May 4, 2022

Peacock at 28m subs; first original films

Peacock has announced three upcoming original films scheduled to premiere on the service in 2023: Shooting Stars, Praise This, and The Killer. Each film (more details below) is part of a previously announced collaboration with Universal Pictures to produce a number of films made exclusively for Peacock. “We know people join Peacock to watch movies, […]

May 3, 2022

IMAX: “Remarkable season ahead”

Giant screen business IMAX has reported its Q1 2022 numbers which highlighted a promising recovery from its pandemic-affected period. Its Q1 box office was up 57 per cent to $173.2 million (€164.7m) and that the number of open theatres in China – its strongest market – were up from 52 per cent to 65 per […]

May 3, 2022By Chris Forrester

SF Studios announces new Danish comedy Maybe Baby

In 9 months, director Barbara Topsøe-Rothenborg’s new comedy feature Maybe Baby (Danish title: Bytte Bytte Baby) will premiere in cinemas in Denmark. The film starts shooting this month and stars acclaimed Danish actors Mille Dinesen, Katinka Lærke Petersen, Lars Ranthe and Kasper Dalsgaard in the leading roles. SF Studios produces the film with producer Marcella […]

April 22, 2022

FAST Channels TV diversifies OTT platforms with localised content worldwide

FAST Channels TV has expanded its footprint worldwide by localising channels and building diverse and ethnic channels including 17 African channels, 20 Indian channels, and 18 LatAm channels in addition to the 120+ English language channels currently available. Global Industry Analysts released a report OTT Devices and Services – Global Market that presented perspectives on […]

April 12, 2022