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Data: 38% Oscar commercials purchased by M&E companies

This year’s Oscars ceremony was held on March 27th. The event proven to be a big night for advertisers to run ads during the live broadcast. MediaRadar analysed top verticals’ spend on ads on Hulu Live’s streaming of ABC’s The 94th Academy Awards. Key findings include: Media & Entertainment: During the 2022 Oscars, 38 per […]

March 29, 2022

Apple’s CODA wins best picture Oscar

Apple TV+ movie CODA, which tells the story of a teenager who is the only hearing member of a deaf family, has become the first streaming movie to win the coveted best picture at the Oscars. Going into the awards ceremony on March 27th, the low-budget, independent film CODA was considered a major underdog to […]

March 28, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Data: $53m spent on Oscar ‘For Your Consideration’ ads

During Oscar season, it’s not uncommon for studios to spend millions of dollars promoting their films in hopes to influence Academy Award voters. This calculated campaigning goes well beyond traditional advertising methods including throwing swanky events, grassroots regional and out-of-home investments, known as ‘For Your Consideration’ (FCU) campaigns. MediaRadar reviewed ad spend for the Academy […]

March 24, 2022

ShortsTV’s Oscar noms are Box Office hit

ShortsTV, the global short film network, has announced that its ‘Oscar Nominated Short Films’ theatrical release opened in cinemas across the US and Canada on February 25th, and is a box office hit, grossing $1.5 million in its first three weeks. In its 17th year, the cinema presentation of the Live Action, Animation and Documentary […]

March 17, 2022

Viewers flock to Netflix Oscar noms

As viewers whet their appetite for the upcoming Oscars ceremony, Netflix’s two best picture nominations, The Power of the Dog and Don’t Look Up, both took spots in the Netflix Top 10 English Films for the week commecing February 7th. The Power of the Dog, which received 12 nominations, re-entered the English Films list off […]

February 16, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Netflix rejects SK Broadband payment demands

Netflix has lashed out at SK Broadband, the South Korean Internet provider, after it demanded that Netflix pay to use their network after hit titles like Squid Game caused a huge surge in data traffic. Netflix VP of Global Public Policy, Dean Garfield, said that such a move could potentially prevent entertainment firms from working […]

October 25, 2021

Netflix partnership with Spielberg’s Amblin

Amblin Partners, the global film and television studio helmed by legendary Hollywood director Steven Spielberg, and Netflix have announced a partnership that will cover multiple new feature films per year. Spielberg, commented: “At Amblin, storytelling will forever be at the centre of everything we do, and from the minute Ted [Sarando] and I started discussing […]

June 22, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Disney+ announces raft of new Star Originals

Disney+ has announced over 20 titles will premiere exclusively as Star Originals in the UK & Ireland including Pam & Tommy, Welcome to Wrexham, and Fleishman is in Trouble. Additionally, The Kardashian Jenner upcoming series will stream exclusively on Star on Disney+ with a tentative debut later this year. Star is the new general entertainment brand on […]

June 4, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Disney+ starts production on Disenchanted

Production on Disney’s live action musical comedy “Disenchanted,” the sequel to the studio’s Oscar nominated “Enchanted,” is underway. The film,  directed by Adam Shankman (“Hairspray,” “The Wedding Planner”) and produced by Barry Josephson (“Enchanted,” TV’s “Bones”), Amy Adams (“Arrival,” “American Hustle”) and Barry Sonnenfeld (“Men in Black,” “Addams Family Values”), is currently shooting in Ireland. […]

May 18, 2021

Oscar win for Sky’s Promising Young Woman

Sky Original movie, Promising Young Woman, has taken home an Academy Award, with Emerald Fennell earning the honour of Best Original Screenplay. The movie is available exclusively on Sky Cinema and streaming service NOW in the UK. Promising Young Woman, which also won two BAFTAs for Outstanding British Film and Original Screenplay, stars Carey Mulligan […]

April 26, 2021By Nik Roseveare