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Warner Bros Discovery reveals leadership team

Discovery has announced the future executive leadership team for Warner Bros Discovery, ahead of the close of the company’s transaction to combine its non-fiction and international entertainment and sports businesses with WarnerMedia’s premium entertainment, sports and news assets. David Zaslav, the future CEO of Warner Bros Discovery, commented: “We are so excited to bring the […]

April 7, 2022

Warner Bros Australia partners with The Betoota Advocate

Warner Bros International Television Production Australia (WBITVP) and Australia’s oldest newspaper, The Betoota Advocate, are joining forces on a slate of premium, unscripted productions aimed at both the domestic and international market. The companies say that the “creative partnership combines one of Australia’s largest production companies with one of the country’s most recognisable brands, and […]

November 23, 2021

Interactive Arkham Asylum experience coming to London

Department Studios,  Myriad Entertainment, and Warner Bros Themed Entertainment, in association with DC, have announced Arkham Asylum, a live immersive experience, inspired by iconic superhero Batman. Set in a vast multi-sensory recreation of the eponymous psychiatric hospital from DC lore – Arkham Asylum aims to be “an epic alternate reality, combining futuristic technology and interactive […]

October 29, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Foals reimagine Neptune for new BBC series Universe

Rock band, Foals, have joined forces with Hans Zimmer’s critically acclaimed film and TV music scoring company, Bleeding Fingers, to record an exclusive and unique new version of their seminal single, Neptune. The piece will feature as the title track for the forthcoming BBC Studios Science Unit landmark TV series Universe, which premieres globally on […]

October 12, 2021

MovieLabs releases Visual Language for Media Creation

MovieLabs, a technology joint venture of the major Hollywood movie studios, has released a visual language guide and a suite of design elements to help developers and producers create and communicate workflows in a visually consistent way that can be implemented and understood across the industry. Building on the Ontology for Media Creation (OMC), the Visual Language for Media Creation (VLMC) provides robust mechanisms and conventions for human-to-human and machine-to-human illustration of elements in a media workflow. The current lack of a common visual language causes a high level of inconsistency across visual elements […]

September 23, 2021

MovieLabs publishes ontology for media creation 

Motion Pictures Laboratories (MovieLabs), a technology joint venture of the major Hollywood studios, has published the first version of a common ontology for production technologists designing software-defined workflows (SDW) for the M&E industry. The Ontology for Media Creation (OMC) provides a conceptual framework and a set of defined terms to enable both people and software […]

September 16, 2021

WarnerMedia names Wee physical production lead

WarnerMedia has appointed Audrey Wee as the physical production lead for its growing line-up of regional entertainment content in Southeast Asia, Taiwan and Hong Kong. In this new role, she will project manage across the region to effectively execute the creative vision of HBO Asia Originals, while ensuring productions are carried out on-budget and at […]

September 2, 2021

StarHub celebrates Singapore’s birthday with free preview of on-demand channels

For the first time since the annual affair was introduced, StarHub will be offering TV+ customers an upsized free preview with access to a curated selection of on-demand channels. From noon on 6 August, to noon on 16 August, the enhanced free preview will feature a line-up of over 100 ‘live’ and on-demand channels from a myriad of genres, only on […]

August 3, 2021

Aser Ventures invests in Creed Media

Sports and media investment platform Aser Ventures has acquired a strategic stake in Stockholm-based digital marketing agency Creed Media. Founded by leading sports and media entrepreneur Andrea Radrizzani in 2015, Aser Ventures’ portfolio includes Premier League club Leeds United, the global sports and entertainment group Eleven Sports and the streaming service LIVENow. Radrizzani is the […]

May 26, 2021

WarnerMedia’s POGO to launch new original series

WarnerMedia’s POGO, India’s leading Kids TV channel, has announced the premiere date for its latest local original series, Lambu-G Tingu-G. The comedy series, produced by Cosmos Maya, is set to air on May 3 and weekdays at 12:35pm. The addition of Lambu-G Tingu-G to the channel line-up follows other recent homegrown hits Titoo – Har […]

April 26, 2021