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LucidLink powers production of The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse

LucidLink, pioneers in remote collaboration for some of the world’s largest studios, brands, and creative professionals, powered production of Academy Award-Winning Best Animated Short Film The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse. The first winner in its category with a fully-remote production, the film relied on LucidLink for production workflow collaboration during the […]

April 6, 2023

Report: US ad market remains resilient

US media owners advertising revenues grew by a healthy 6 per cent in 2022 (excluding cyclical ad spend) to reach $315 billion (€291bn). However, ad spend slowed down significantly through the second half, and fourth quarter ad sales were flat year-over-year, reports media investment and intelligence company MAGNA. Looking at 2023, there are mixed economic […]

March 28, 2023

IMAX lifts revenues, but still at net loss

Giant screen theatre operator IMAX has seen its box office rise 25 per cent (y-o-y) during its Q3, but still reported an (adjusted) net loss, not helped by the continuing Covid problems in China – one of its key markets – and a lull in blockbuster releases. Overall revenue at IMAX came in at to […]

November 1, 2022By Chris Forrester

Research: 41% of over-70s only use mobile for calls

Older people are missing out on the emotional benefits of technology to help tackle loneliness because they lack digital skills, according to research from BT. The research shows that 41 per cent of over 70s don’t feel fully confident using their mobile beyond simple calls – despite almost three quarters (71 per cent) believing phones […]

September 26, 2022

Research: UK prodco insolvencies jump 69%

UK film and TV production company insolvencies have jumped 69 per cent in the past year, from 67 to 113, according to research from audit, tax and advisory firm Mazars. Many of those insolvencies were of financially weaker production companies that missed out on last year’s UK film & TV industry boom as they couldn’t […]

August 30, 2022

Forecast: 1 ton of smallsats to be launched per day

The latest update of the Prospects for the Small Satellite Market report was released this week by Euroconsult, forecasting further growth in the global supply and demand of government, commercial and academic satellites weighing up to 500 kg. The market intelligence report anticipates that about 18,500 smallsats will be launched over 2022-2031, representing about 365 […]

July 13, 2022

IMAX enjoying multiple tailwinds

IMAX’s May 2022 global box office was higher than that of pre-Covid levels, and its future performance should be supported by a good slate of movies for the second half of 2022 and 2023, says the company. IMAX also announced that it had also struck an agreement with the UK’s Odeon Cinemas Group (owned by […]

June 20, 2022By Chris Forrester

DLT Entertainment invests in Hannah Layton Management

DLT Entertainment, the production and distribution company, has announced it has made an investment in Hannah Layton Management, as it continues to expand into talent representation. Founded in 2015, Hannah Layton Management is home to a boutique roster of both emerging and established comedic Writer-Performers.  The company is dedicated to building unique, dynamic and long-term […]

April 21, 2022

Analysis: How Brits connected in a year of change

Analysis released by UK multiplay operator Virgin Media O2 reveals the impact of a tumultuous year of highs and lows on the nation’s connectivity habits across mobile, broadband and TV networks. In a year that saw a third national lockdown, a summer of freedom and then the emergence of omicron and new restrictions, as well […]

December 22, 2021

Data: SVoDs maintain 2020 pandemic gains

The streaming explosion, which hit its apex during the Covid-induced lockdowns in Q2 2020, is here to stay according to new data from streaming media intelligence cloud Conviva. Conviva’s Q2 2021 State of Streaming report revealed streaming viewing time worldwide grew 13 per cent in Q2 2021, as compared to Q2 2020. Despite a 7 […]

August 12, 2021