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Streaming Global elects 3 new directors to board

Media delivery technology company, Streaming Global, has announced the election of three new members of the company’s Board of Directors. Lieutenant General William Burke Garrett III, USA (Retired), Diane Strutner, and John Gaeta have been elected as directors effective in Q4 2021, Q1 2022 and Q2 2022 respectively. Richard Oesterreicher, Chairman and CEO of Streaming […]

May 10, 2022

WISI, Verimatrix launch the Professional ABR Receiver for hospitality networks

WISI, a global player in carrier-grade video technologies, and Verimatrix, a specialist in powering the modern connected world with people-centered security, have announced the immediate availability of the first-to-market Professional ABR Receiver. The Adaptive Bitrate (ABR) Receiver allows video operators to connect multiscreen video to linear networks, so that operators can launch new ABR services while […]

March 31, 2022

Media Tech SPAC acquires Drylab

Media Tech SPAC, a company formed to undertake one or more acquisitions in the media and technology sectors, has announced that it has reached and entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 100 per cent of the share capital of Drylab, a film and TV production SaaS platform in Scandinavia. The acquisition is expected to […]

March 28, 2022

IMAX recovery continues

Giant screen cinema operator IMAX saw its shares rise 9 per cent in after-hours trading following better than expected results that were better than its pre-pandemic numbers. IMAX said that its latest quarter-year (to the end of December) saw a 15 per cent rise in box office to $277 million (€247.2m) and represented the company’s […]

February 24, 2022By Chris Forrester

HBO Max set for 15 more European markets

HBO Max, WarnerMedia’s SVoD platform, will launch in a further 15 European countries on March 8th. This follows the roll out of the service in the Nordics and Spain in October 2021. The 15 countries are: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Moldova, Montenegro, Netherlands, North Macedonia, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia and […]

February 1, 2022

Qvest provides dual-operator installation for Rotor Film

Qvest has rolled out a dual-operator audio production installation for the post-production professionals at Rotor Film featuring unrivaled technology, workflow, ergonomics, and usability. Operationally and technically, the two Avid S6 mixers in the Babelsberg studio give the audio professionals from Potsdam access to sound editing on Hollywood level. After successfully bringing a total of three […]

December 22, 2021

Moley premieres on Boomerang on Oct 4

The stars were out in London’s iconic Leicester Square on September 25th for the red-carpet premiere of new children’s animation Moley, which starts on Boomerang on October 4th. Warwick Davis (Willow, Harry Potter, Star Wars), who plays the title character of Moley, attended alongside rising star Jessica Henwick (Game of Thrones, Iron Fist, The Matrix […]

September 26, 2021

HBO: 45-day Asia SVoD window for Warner titles

New blockbuster movies from Warner Bros such as The Suicide Squad will soon be available to stream on HBO GO as early as 45 days after their in-market theatrical premiere in Southeast Asia, Taiwan and Hong Kong. The first movies out of the blocks are The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It – available […]

September 1, 2021

Cineworld confirms reopening; Warner Bros deal

Cineworld, the world’s second-largest cinema chain, has announced it will reopen cinemas across the US in April, and UK cinemas will follow suit when lockdown restrictions are lifted in May. Cineworld has also announced that it has struck an exclusivity deal with Warner Bros studio. In the UK, Cineworld will have exclusive rights to Warner […]

March 23, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Netflix to develop Keanu Reeves’ BRZRKR

Netflix has acquired the rights to BOOM! Studios comic book, BRZRKR, and will first adapt the story into a feature film followed by an anime spin-off series. BRZRKR is created by Hollywood actor Keanu Reeves, who has co-wrote the comic book series with New York Times bestselling writer Matt Kindt. Reeves will play the lead […]

March 23, 2021By Nik Roseveare