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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

​discovery+ adds The Curse of the Highgate Vampire to paranormal line-up

Discovery has announced the commission of The Curse of the Highgate Vampire. The new documentary will join the blood-chilling stories from the Streaming Home of Paranormal, dropping on discovery+ globally just in time for Halloween. The Curse of the Highgate Vampire, produced by Big Little Fish Television, is a 1×60 paranormal shock doc that explores […]

October 6, 2021

beIN signs MENA movie deal with Sony

beIN Media Group has announced a multi-year content deal with Sony Pictures Television covering the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) and Turkey. The deal will bring some of the biggest Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) feature films including exclusive first and second window rights to beIN’s entertainment channels in MENA such as beIN Movies and […]

May 20, 2021

UK cinema chains confirm reopening

Following the government’s green light for the next phase of lockdown lifting to go ahead next week, cinema chains Cineworld, Odeon and Vue have confirmed they will be reopening their screens across the UK. In a statement, Vue said: “We’re very excited to announce that we will be opening all our venues in England, Scotland […]

May 11, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Bravia Core content for Bravia XR TVs

Sony has confirmed that its Bravia Core service, which offers some of the latest film releases, blockbusters and classics from Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE), is now included with Bravia XR TVs, enabling users to experience the content in Pure Stream, which it claims provides the highest in streaming picture quality Created in collaboration with SPE, […]

April 6, 2021

SF Studios, Sony sign DVD/Blu-ray deal in Nordics & Baltics

SF Studios, a distribution and production company in the Nordics, has signed a new home entertainment distribution deal for DVDs and Blu-ray Discs with Sony Pictures Entertainment effective January 11th, 2021. The new deal covers feature films and TV series in the Nordic and the Baltic markets. The agreement will further strengthen SF Studios’ home […]

November 4, 2020