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Disney+ restores animated classics

Disney+ will begin debuting a collection of 28 newly restored Walt Disney Animation Studios classic shorts starting on July 7th, featuring such iconic stars as Mickey and Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Goofy, Pluto, Chip n’ Dale, and the studio’s first star, Oswald the Lucky Rabbit. This year marks the centennial of the Walt Disney Animation […]

June 16, 2023

Indiana Jones collection heading to Disney+

Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy announced during The Walt Disney Company’s Upfronts Presentation that the celebrated Indiana Jones movies will be available to stream on Disney+ starting May 31st. Subscribers will be able to stream Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, Indiana Jones and the Last […]

May 17, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Grubin joins The Trusted Partner Network

The Trusted Partner Network (TPN), a global, industry-wide content security initiative and community network fully owned by the Motion Picture Association (MPA), has welcomed Kari Grubin, a veteran entertainment and media operations executive, as Membership Services Director.  A recognised expert in technology and post-production services, Grubin will help grow the TPN programme and TPN+ platform for […]

April 12, 2023

LPTV Broadcasters Association appoints Padden

The LPTV Broadcasters Association has announced that Preston Padden is the new Chief Strategist of the Association as well as becoming a member of the Board of Directors. Frank Copsidas, Founder and President commented: “We are not only excited, but truly honored to have Preston join the LPTV Broadcasters Association as our Chief Strategist as […]

March 2, 2023

Peltz calls off Disney fight

Activist investor Nelson Peltz has called off his fight with The Walt Disney Company a day after the unveiling of a restructuring plan involving the loss of 7,000 jobs. The move removes a distraction for CEO Bob Iger, who is seeking to steer the company’s loss-making streaming services towards profitability. Disney shares are up 18 […]

February 10, 2023

Nevision expands into US

London-based independent producer Nevision is further expanding its global reach, launching a new bi-coastal US operation Nevision Inc. This bolsters Nevision’s roster of companies following the launch of Nevis Productions in the Nordics last year. With offices in LA and New York, Nevision Inc will be headed by Sandy Wax as President and Vincent Gabriele […]

December 6, 2021

Hamilton draws over 750,000 new Disney+ subs

A filmed version of the Hamilton Broadway theatre production premiered to much fanfare on the Disney+ streaming platform on July 3rd. Consequently, the Disney+ app was downloaded 752,451 times globally between July 3rd and July 5th, including 458,796 times in the US alone, according to a report in Variety, citing analytics firm Apptopia. It means […]

July 7, 2020