Post Tagged with: "Hollywood"

Will Apple Watch Make Time for Hollywood?
/ March 9, 2015 10:54 am
Will Apple Watch Make Time for Hollywood?

Variety reports "After revolutionizing the way Hollywood gets its content in front of mobile consumers with theiPod and iPad, the time has come for Apple to prove whether it has developed another viable distribution platform with its smallest screen yet: a watch.". Read More

Study Finds Fewer Lead Roles for Women in Hollywood
/ February 10, 2015 4:22 pm
Study Finds Fewer Lead Roles for Women in Hollywood

Variety reports "'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part I,' 'Gone Girl' and 'Maleficent' are powered by indelible female protagonists and rank among the biggest films of last year, but women are still treated like second-class citizens when it comes to most Hollywood movies, according to a new study.". Read More

Broken Hollywood: The Biz’s Top Players Call Out Ways Industry Needs to Change
/ January 28, 2015 11:07 am
Broken Hollywood: The Biz’s Top Players Call Out Ways Industry Needs to Change

Variety reports "Talk to any top executive or producer in the movie, television and digital businesses today and they will tell you that the challenges they face are more severe and confounding than ever. Industryites are grappling with profound concerns that cut to the heart of the traditional models to which Hollywood has adhered for decades.". Read More

Google ‘Deeply Concerned’ About Hollywood’s Anti-Piracy Campaign Revealed in Sony Attack
/ December 19, 2014 8:58 am
Google ‘Deeply Concerned’ About Hollywood’s Anti-Piracy Campaign Revealed in Sony Attack

Variety reports "A top Google executive said the search giant is “deeply concerned” about a coordinated campaign by the MPAA and Hollywood studios to try to “censor” the Internet by blocking piracy websites through non-legislative tactics, citing emails stolen in the massive hack on Sony Pictures Entertainment.". Read More

PBS Taps Entertainment Industry Veteran as Digital GM
/ February 28, 2014 3:42 pm
PBS Taps Entertainment Industry Veteran as Digital GM

PBS, the Arlington-based public broadcasting entity with more than 350 member stations, on Friday named veteran Hollywood executive Ira Rubenstein as the general manager of PBS Digital. In his new role, Rubenstein will lead all of the digital content and service efforts for PBS and its member stations, overseeing more than 70 staff members. . Read More

Chinese Box Office Surges 27% to $3.6 Billion in 2013
/ January 2, 2014 3:28 pm
Chinese Box Office Surges 27% to $3.6 Billion in 2013

The LA Times reports that China's box office for movies reached $3.6 billion in 2013, up about 27% over 2012, lead by Chinese movies which drove down Hollywood's share of the market. Seven of the 10 highest-grossing films were Chinese, according to data from box office analysis firms Artisan Gateway and EntGroup. Read More

Television Academy Awards Engineering Excellence
/ September 30, 2013 4:05 pm
Television Academy Awards Engineering Excellence

The Hollywood Reporter reports that the Television Academy’s 65th Primetime Emmy Engineering Awards will recognize technological excellence through a number of awards. Chris Cookson, President of Sony Pictures Technologies, will receive the Charles F. Jenkins Lifetime Achievement Award and the Academy will award Engineering Emmys to five developments: YouTube, Aspera’s FASP transport technology, Digital Dailies from Josh C. Kline, iZotope’s RX audio repair technology, and Lightcraft Technology’s Previzion Virtual Studio System. . Read More

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