Advanced Television


Warner Pass on Prime Video France

Warner Bros Discovery has announced a deal with Prime Video France to launch a new offering bringing together a library of WBD content in France. The Warner Pass will be available exclusively though Amazon Prime Video Channels in France, and will provide access to HBO content and 12 channels including Warner TV, Eurosport, Discovery Channel, […]

January 12, 2023

MovieLabs announces initial 2030 Vision Showcase selections

MovieLabs, the technology joint venture of the major Hollywood motion picture studios, has announced the initial 2030 Vision Showcase selections that illustrate aspects of the 2030 Vision that have been implemented today.  The organizations with selected cases studies are Accenture, Amazon Web Services, Dreamworks Animation, Microsoft, Overcast, Prime Focus Technologies, ProductionPro, Skywalker Sound, Sony Pictures/Sony Ci and […]

September 7, 2022

Moley creators launch Two Daughters entertainment

The creators of animated character Moley have announced the launch of a new production company, Two Daughters Entertainment Ltd. The news comes as global kids and family distributor, Jetpack Distribution, inks a deal with China’s largest digital and new media distributor Jetsen Huashi and with Polish public service broadcaster TVP. The sub-distribution deal will bring […]

August 18, 2022

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