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Sony unveils Burano 8K cinema camera

Sony’s latest cinema camera, a sister to its high-end Venice unit, maintains the Venetian connection and is called Burano. It is a digital cinema camera that is specifically designed for single-camera operators and small crews; it is around 32mm shorter and 1.4 kilograms lighter than the Venice 2. Burano is part of Sony’s CineAlta portfolio. […]

September 13, 2023By Chris Forrester

FilmRise, Alamo Drafthouse partner for Unsolved Mysteries: Behind the Legacy screening

FilmRise, the New York City-based film and television studio and streaming network, and Alamo Drafthouse Cinema have partnered to promote and commemorate the 35th anniversary of the iconic true crime television series Unsolved Mysteries with a one-time only premiere of Unsolved Mysteries: Behind the Legacy on October 4th. The new television special is co-produced by […]

September 7, 2023

Apple’s Scorsese flick to premiere in cinemas

Apple Original Films has announced that Martin Scorsese movie Killers of the Flower Moon, will open debut in theaters around the world, in partnership with Paramount Pictures, on October 20th. Following its global theatrical run, the film will debut on Apple TV+. Starring a cast led by Leonardo DiCaprio, Robert De Niro and Lily Gladstone, […]

August 30, 2023By Nik Roseveare

And, so, it is written

Barbie and Oppenheimer – Barbenheimer – (not a portmanteau any of their creators were expecting), have had big opening weekends. Indeed, Barbie is in the all-time top ten and is #1 in the ‘by a female director’ league. Both are ‘original’ dramas in the sense that matters most. They are not original stories – Barbie […]

August 28, 2023

Apple’s Fingernails to debut in cinemas

Apple Original Films has announced that its romantic drama, Fingernails – starring Jessie Buckley, Riz Ahmed, Jeremy Allen White and Luke Wilson – will debut in Los Angeles and New York cinemas on October 27th, before streaming globally on Apple TV+, as well as in additional select cinemas, on November 3rd. Fingernails is the second […]

August 17, 2023By Nik Roseveare

JioCinema breaks digital viewership records with Bigg Boss OTT

Breaking records at every step of the way, JioCinema’s Bigg Boss OTT has emerged as India’s biggest digital entertainment property. The high-octane season hosted by Salman Khan was viewed by over 10 crore Unique Viewers and clocked close to 3000 crore minutes of Watch Time, making it the most streamed entertainment property, next only to […]

August 17, 2023

Research: 53% school leavers want to work in film & TV

As millions of students receive their A-level results this week, research shows that although over half of school leavers (53 per cent) are interested in pursuing a career in the TV and film industry, only 18 per cent believe it is realistic for them. Amidst a blockbuster summer of film, and Barbie fever taking the […]

August 16, 2023

Echelon Studios acquires Kim Ki-Duk’s Address Unknown and Bad Guy

Echelon Studios has acquired award-winning feature films Address Unknown and Bad Guy from critically-acclaimed South Korean writer-director Kim Ki-Duk. Two of the filmmaker’s earlier works, both feature characteristically boundary-challenging shock elements. Address Unknown offers an uncompromising view of humanity and the dehumanising effects of war, while Bad Guy tows the line between what is right […]

August 15, 2023

Little Cinema Digital expands use of Verimatrix Streamkeeper

Verimatrix, a specialist in powering the modern connected world with people-centered security, has announced that New York-based Little Cinema Digital, an existing Verimatrix video protection customer, has expanded its relationship with Verimatrix to now include the most advanced Streamkeeper Multi-DRM and Streamkeeper Watermarking technologies to further accelerate and streamline its fast-growing digital events business. Moreover, Verimatrix security […]

July 21, 2023

BBFC: Cinema classifications up 60% YoY

The British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) has published its Annual Report and Accounts for 2022, which marked the BBFC’s 110th year of content classification. Findings from the Report showed a promising uplift in overall content submitted for classification across cinema, online and home entertainment. The BBFC classified 1,057 cinema films, 5,527 video submissions and […]

July 19, 2023