Advanced Television


Research: 42% don’t know Disney films are inspired by real places

To celebrate its 100th anniversary, The Walt Disney Company has opened its vaults to reveal a list of 30 locations across Europe, Middle East and Africa that have inspired its movies, parks and fan’s hearts over the last century. From Big Ben in London to the colourful province of Cinque Terre in Italy, the list of […]

September 14, 2023

Disney+ unveils Limitless with Chris Hemsworth

Disney+ has revealed the official trailer for the original series “Limitless with Chris Hemsworth” from National Geographic. In the six-part documentary series, global movie star Chris Hemsworth (“Extraction,” “Thor,” “The Avengers”) takes viewers on a rollercoaster personal journey as he explores how to combat aging and discover the full potential of the human body. Building […]

October 6, 2022

Disney+ £1.99 introductory offer

Ahead of Disney+ Day on September 8th, Disney has announced that from September 8th at 5am through to September 19th, new and returning UK subscribers can get one month of Disney+ for £1.99. Disney+ stopped offering free trials back in summer 2020. A regular subscription now costs £7.99 in the UK. The Disney+ Day celebration […]

September 7, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Thor: Love and Thunder streams on Disney+ Day

Disney+ will deliver a wealth of new content and streaming premieres to subscribers on Disney+ Day (September 8th), including Marvel Studios’ Thor: Love and Thunder and Welcome to the Club – a new animated short from The Simpsons. Disney Parks, Experiences, and Products will join in the Disney+ Day festivities with perks for subscribers including […]

August 23, 2022By Nik Roseveare

IMAX enjoying multiple tailwinds

IMAX’s May 2022 global box office was higher than that of pre-Covid levels, and its future performance should be supported by a good slate of movies for the second half of 2022 and 2023, says the company. IMAX also announced that it had also struck an agreement with the UK’s Odeon Cinemas Group (owned by […]

June 20, 2022By Chris Forrester

Survey: Will Thor and Top Gun: Maverick drive fans back to the cinema?

Summer is fast approaching, and that means a bevy of new big-budget movies are set to come out. But after back-to-back down years for summer movies due to Covid-19, which flicks have fans most excited to hit the cinema this year? Luckily, Whip Media took a closer look at that question with a new survey, […]

May 13, 2022

BBC Three orders Eddie Hall doc

BBC Three has commissioned a new documentary with unique access to British strongman, Eddie ‘The Beast’ Hall, and his journey to a climactic showdown with his arch-rival Thor Bjornsson, in what was dubbed ‘The Heaviest Boxing Match in History.’ Hall and Bjornsson used to be friends as they competed on the Strongman circuit. That changed […]

March 23, 2022

Lightware Visual Engineering helps guarantee LED capture quality

Lightware Visual Engineering is providing critical equipment that ensures the highest image fidelity on the XR stages undertaking the shooting of many high profile TV shows, movies, and live performances to hit the world’s screens in 2022. As XR technology evolutionizes the film and broadcast sector, with the technology being used on filming for The Mandalorian, […]

March 8, 2022

Marvel Studios’ What If…? debuts Aug 11 on Disney+

Disney+ has unveiled a new trailer for Marvel Studios’ “What If…?,” showcasing the compelling series that reimagines famous events from films in the MCU. Creating a multiverse of infinite possibilities, “What If… ?” features fan-favourite characters, including Peggy Carter, T’Challa, Doctor Strange, Killmonger, Thor and more. The new series, directed by Bryan Andrews with AC […]

July 9, 2021

Telenor’s satellite rescued

The satellite MEV-2 ‘rescue tug’ activity in orbit, which garnered plenty of publicity for Intelsat on April 12th, was also a mission extension for Norway’s Telenor Satellite and its Thor 10-02 craft. Telenor and Intelsat jointly own the satellite. Oslo-based Telenor Satellite, which delivers connectivity solutions for all maritime segments operating throughout the EMEA and […]

April 14, 2021By Chris Forrester