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BASE Awards 2023: Shortlist Announced

The British Association for Screen Entertainment (BASE) has revealed the shortlist for the 43rd BASE Awards. The winners will be announced at the ceremony on November 2nd at the Camden Roundhouse. Over 50 companies are shortlisted across 31 categories, including retail, distribution, creative agencies, and inclusive of the wider home entertainment ecosystem. This year saw […]

September 13, 2023

Little Cinema Digital expands use of Verimatrix Streamkeeper

Verimatrix, a specialist in powering the modern connected world with people-centered security, has announced that New York-based Little Cinema Digital, an existing Verimatrix video protection customer, has expanded its relationship with Verimatrix to now include the most advanced Streamkeeper Multi-DRM and Streamkeeper Watermarking technologies to further accelerate and streamline its fast-growing digital events business. Moreover, Verimatrix security […]

July 21, 2023

BBFC: Cinema classifications up 60% YoY

The British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) has published its Annual Report and Accounts for 2022, which marked the BBFC’s 110th year of content classification. Findings from the Report showed a promising uplift in overall content submitted for classification across cinema, online and home entertainment. The BBFC classified 1,057 cinema films, 5,527 video submissions and […]

July 19, 2023

Star Trek holographic panel success at MCM Comic Con

Stars of Star Trek: Strange New Worlds were ‘beamed in’ from LA and New York to participate in a hologrpahic panel at London’s MCM Comic Con on May 26th, ahead of the series returning for a second season on Paramount+ on June 15th. Cast members Rebecca Romijn (Una Chin-Riley), Ethan Peck (Spock), Celia Rose Gooding […]

May 30, 2023Nik Roseveare @ MCM Comic Con

Paramount+ joins Roku City Neighborhood

Streaming platform Roku has announced that Paramount+ will become the first entertainment brand to launch a custom Roku City Neighborhood. The new Roku City Neighborhoods will feature brand-specific buildings, visuals, and destinations to make those brands highly visible, right when viewers start and end their streaming session. Roku City has nearly 40 million homes enjoying […]

May 25, 2023

Star Trek holographic panel at MCM Comic Con

Paramount+ has announced that stars of the hit series Star Trek: Strange New Worlds will join MCM Comic Con’s first ever holographic panel experience for fans in attendance. To celebrate the return of Star Trek: Strange New Worlds with a second 10-episode season on Paramount+, fan favourites Rebecca Romijn (Una Chin-Riley), Ethan Peck (Spock), Celia […]

May 12, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Technicolor strengthens management team

Following the announcements of November 15th and November 30th, 2022, the Board of Directors of Technicolor Creative Studios has appointed external advisors to perform an independent review of the Company’s businesses to identify areas for improvements from an operational, organisational and financial perspective. This review has allowed the Company to define a further set of […]

February 7, 2023

France: Orange partners with Paramount+

Orange and Paramount+, the SVoD service from Paramount, have announced a partnership to distribute Paramount+ to Orange customers in France beginning on December 1st, to coincide with the launch of the service in the country. Through this partnership, Orange TV subscribers with a TV4 or UHD set-top box can subscribe to Paramount+ from their Orange […]

November 30, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Strange New Worlds most-watched debut Star Trek series

Paramount+ has announced Star Trek: Strange New Worlds had the strongest debut ever for a Star Trek series, setting a new record as the most-watched original series in the franchise over its first 90 days. The series is also off to a strong start internationally, ranking as one the top two most-watched original series on […]

August 11, 2022

Star Trek’s Jonathan Frakes reveals all in episode 1 of To Boldly Ask

Star Trek actor/director Jonathan Frakes joins Ian Spelling for the launch episode of new video podcast To Boldly Ask, in which Spelling is challenged to boldly ask questions that have never been asked before. Episode One and is now available to members of The Companion. Fans who aren’t already Companion members can watch the podcast […]

July 25, 2022