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Tinuiti acquires Ampush

Tinuiti, the independent performance marketing firm across streaming TV, Google, Meta and Amazon, has announced its acquisition of Ampush, a marketing agency with a core focus across social platforms that provides end-to-end performance creative and customer acquisition capabilities. Tinuiti says the acquisition expands and complements its paid social capabilities, in addition to now providing brands […]

January 24, 2023

Dan Abrams’ Law&Crime Network hires new execs

Law&Crime, the live trial and true crime network, has hired Eileen Holliday and Matt Zarrell as part of the network’s push to expand digitally. Holliday has joined the network in the newly created position of Vice President of Social and Digital Content, and Zarrell will serve as the Executive Editor of LawAndCrime.com, the leading true-crime […]

January 9, 2023

MSG sends ultra high-res camera into space

Madison Square Garden’s Sphere Studios has worked with Nanoraks and the International Space Station’s ISS National Lab to send an ultra-special camera up to the ISS. On this mission, MSG Sphere Studios sent the highest-resolution camera system ever launched to the ISS to establish critical baseline knowledge in microgravity conditions and the harsh environment of […]

November 9, 2022

Prime Video announces plans for New York Comic Con 2022

Prime Video has announced its programming block and consumer experience for this year’s New York Comic Con. The line-up will feature live, in-person panels from returning fan-favourite series and highly anticipated new series, including The Legend of Vox Machina, Good Omens, The Wheel of Time, The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power and […]

September 15, 2022

IMAX to double share buy-back

Giant screen specialist IMAX is to double its share repurchase scheme from the existing planned $200 million (€220m) to $400 million. The announcement was made to the New York Stock Exchange on September 7th. IMAX has been steadily buying in its own shares for cancellation since 2017 and costing the cinema operator $175 million. The […]

September 8, 2022By Chris Forrester

Stranger Things rifts take over global landmarks

In celebration of the return of Stranger Things, rifts have appeared on some of the most iconic monuments around the globe. The Upside Down, the sinister alternate dimension from the series, has taken over 14 countries through 15 landmarks including the Empire State Building in New York City; Bondi Beach in Australia; Duomo Square in […]

May 27, 2022

FilmRise, Above Avergae parther on comedy content

FilmRise, the New York-based film and television studio and streaming network, has entered a deal with Lorne Michaels’ Above Average, a division of Broadway Video, to create streaming TV episodes each to feature a variety of comedy sketches taken from the over 40 hours available from the “Above Average” library. FilmRise will distribute the newly […]

May 9, 2022

FilmRise acquires 200+ films from Full Moon Features

FilmRise, the New York-based film and television studio and streaming network, has secured the digital distribution rights for over 200 movies from Full Moon Features. The deal grants FilmRise digital TVoD, SVoD, AVoD and FAST rights in the US, Canada and the Caribbean. Danny Fisher, CEO of FilmRise, commented “Full Moon Features has obtained a […]

April 28, 2022

Hearst Media names Mathies VP development

Jessica Mathies has been named vice president, development, at Hearst Media Production Group (HMPG). She previously served as an executive producer, initiating, developing, and producing special projects, for HMPG parent Hearst Television. Mathies brings extensive national production experience to HMPG’s recently launched entertainment unit and will focus on unscripted program development for television stations, broadcast […]

April 21, 2022

VideoAmp acquires Elsy

Software and data platform VideoAmp has acquired media investment optimisation provider Elsy to scale and accelerate adoption of its measurement and currency solution. Elsy boasts holistic and measurement agnostic platform integration capabilities, which VideoAmp says will supercharge its technology and proprietary software stack. Founded in 2015, New York-based, Elsy, enables advertisers, agencies and publishers to […]

April 19, 2022