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Sony Pictures marks Columbia Pictures’ 100th anniversary

Sony Pictures Entertainment has unveiled the centennial logo for Columbia Pictures, ahead of its 100th year anniversary on January 10th 2024. The timeless form of the Columbia Pictures historic ‘Lady with the Torch’ iconography inspired the 100th year logo design. “There is one thing that separates a major studio from all other content producers: history. […]

November 15, 2023

Sky, Sony extend content deal

Sky and Sony Pictures Television (SPT) have agreed a multi-year continuation of their partnership, which will see Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) feature films and SPT series come to Sky Cinema and Sky Entertainment customers in the UK and Ireland. The deal will bring some of SPE’s biggest titles and franchises to Sky Cinema customers. This […]

May 17, 2023

Sony Pictures VR launches Ghostbusters VR Academy

The immersive VR experience Ghostbusters VR Academy makes its debut in the world’s largest out-of-home VR network. Published by Sony Pictures Virtual Reality (SPVR) and developed by HOLOGATE, a specialist in compact location-based virtual reality entertainment, Ghostbusters VR Academy is now available at 450+ HOLOGATE locations across 42 countries worldwide. VR fans can now enlist […]

March 28, 2023

Dan Aykroyd to host Fox Nation show

Dan Aykroyd will host a six-part comedic docuseries A History of the World in Six Glasses on FOX Nation in January 2024, announced Jason Klarman, its president.  A History of the World in Six Glasses will also feature Jim Belushi, Jon Lovitz, Kevin Nealon and George Wendt. The docuseries will chronicle the history of beer, wine, spirits, […]

February 2, 2023

Ghostbusters: Rise of the Ghost Lord on Quest 2, PS VR2

Sony Pictures Virtual Reality (SPVR) has revealed the name of their highly anticipated VR game based on the Ghostbusters franchise, Ghostbusters: Rise of the Ghost Lord, coming to Meta Quest 2 and PlayStation VR2 in 2023. Ghostbusters: Rise of the Ghost Lord, developed by award-winning VR developer and publisher nDreams and published by Sony Pictures […]

November 1, 2022

Ghostbusters VR unveiled for Meta Quest 2

Sony Pictures Virtual Reality (SPVR) has revealed a new Ghostbusters virtual reality game at the Meta Quest Gaming showcase. Published by SPVR and developed by award-winning VR studio nDreams, creators of leading titles Phantom: Covert Ops, Fracked and Far Cry VR: Dive Into Insanity, Ghostbusters VR (working title) is coming to Meta Quest 2. Strap […]

April 20, 2022

Technicolor to spin off VFX business

Technicolor is set to spin off and list its creative services division which includes its visual effects businesses. The move will mean a sell off of some 65 per cent of Technicolor Creative Studios with Technicolor holding on to 35 per cent. Technicolor will hold onto its Euronext stock market listing. The company, in a […]

February 25, 2022By Chris Forrester

Sky Italia launching Sky Cinema 4K

Sky Cinema 4K, the first channel in Italy entirely dedicated to movies in 4K HDR, will launch on January 28th. Sky Cinema 4K will be available on channel 313, adding to the 11 Sky Cinema branded channels, and will be available at no additional cost to all Sky Cinema customers with Sky Q via satellite […]

January 11, 2022

Study: Ghostbusters: Afterlife most popular franchise film on Twitter

Ghostbusters: Afterlife has seen the best reception among Twitter users than any other franchise film to date, according to a study by Mobile Wins. The study included a Twitter Sentiment Analysis, which pulls together all Tweets referencing a franchise film across the last decade, and assigns a positivity/negativity score to each. Ghostbusters: Afterlife has seen […]

November 4, 2021

Secret Cinema, Sony unveil virtual Ghostbusters experience

In the lead up to the theatrical release on November 19th for the anticipated next film in the franchise, Ghostbusters: Afterlife, Secret Cinema has announced Ghostbusters: The Gates of Gozer, an innovative virtual live experience based on the supernatural world of Ghostbusters in collaboration with Sony Pictures. Set one year after Ghostbusters (1984), which was […]

October 27, 2021By Nik Roseveare