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Disney+ premiere of NatGeo’s Torn set for Feb 4

Disney+ announced that “Torn,” from director Max Lowe and producer Chris Murphy, along with Lightbox’s award-winning has producers Simon Chinn and Jonathan Chinn, will premiere on Disney+ on Feb. 4, 2022. From National Geographic Documentary Films, “Torn” had its world premiere at the 2021 Telluride Film Festival and won the award for Best Feature Film […]

January 20, 2022

Morgan, Sniderman to retire from Litton Entertainment

Dave Morgan, founder, president and chief executive officer, and Pete Sniderman, chief operating officer, of Litton Entertainment, will retire from their positions at year’s end. With 32 series and hundreds of hours of Emmy Award-winning programming annually on leading broadcast station groups including the ABC stations, and networks including CBS, NBC, Telemundo and The CW, […]

December 3, 2021

Serkis, Frost, Dockery join BAFTA EE Rising Star Award jury panel

BAFTA-winner Andy Serkis (War for the Planet of the Apes and Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker), who was honoured at the 2020 EE British Academy Film Awards for Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema, joined actresses Sadie Frost (Waiting for Anya) and Michelle Dockery (Downton Abbey), alongside a host of other industry […]

December 1, 2021

SSIMWAVE wins at NAB Product of the Year Awards

SSIMWAVE has announced that its SSIMPLUS Video Quality Dial was named a Best New Streaming Technology winner in the 2021 NAB Show Product of the Year Awards, one of several major awards the company has won this year.        SSIMPLUS Video Quality Dial was recognized for its ability to enable video providers to achieve multi-million-dollar […]

November 11, 2021

FilmRise acquires North American rights to Marvelous and the Black Hole

FilmRise, the New York-based film and TV studio and streaming network, has acquired the distribution rights to Marvelous and the Black Hole starring four-time Emmy Award-winner Rhea Perlman (Cheers, Matilda, The Mindy Project) and Miya Cech (Always Be My Maybe,  Are You Afraid of the Dark?). The deal gives FilmRise exclusive theatrical, digital and broadcast […]

November 4, 2021

Outlander on Starzplay UK

Starzplay, the international streaming service from Starz, has obtained exclusive rights to the Emmy Award and Golden Globe nominated Starz Original series Outlander for its UK service, marking the first time the fan-favorite series will stream on its home platform outside the US. Starzplay UK will exclusively launch the upcoming sixth season of Outlander day […]

September 23, 2021

SSIMWAVE selects Verimatrix Code Protection

Verimatrix, a specialist in powering the modern connected world, has announced that Ontario, Canada-based SSIMWAVE is one of its latest customers to integrate Verimatrix Code Protection technology. “Verimatrix has a lengthy and successful history in the media and entertainment space, so it made sense to turn to their code protection technologies,” said Peter Olijnyk, Vice […]

September 22, 2021

Netflix signs content partnership with Levy

Netflix has announced a new partnership with Dan Levy, star and co-creator of multi-award winning sitcom Schitt’s Creek, to write and produce scripted content and other creative projects. Levy’s work in film will begin immediately for Netflix with an original untitled romcom which Levy will write, direct, produce and star in. SISTER’s Stacey Snider and […]

September 17, 2021By Nik Roseveare

More Short Circuit and Goofy in How to Stay at Home coming to Disney+

Disney+ and Walt Disney Animation Studios present two new Original Series this month: Season 2 of “Short Circuit Experimental Films” launches on August 4th, and the all-new, hand-drawn “Disney Presents Goofy in How to Stay at Home” trio of shorts on August 11th. Short Circuit, Walt Disney Animation Studios’ innovative and experimental short film program where anyone at the Studio can pitch […]

August 2, 2021

My Perfect Supercar signs Small World international deal

Mediafisch CEO Björn Hering announced the company, together with Elysian Fields, has signed a deal with Small World, a Joe Lewis Company (JLC), to be the worldwide distribution and production partners for the unscripted television series My Perfect Supercar. The series is being produced in association with one of the most exclusive clubs in the […]

June 24, 2021