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17 11, 2020

It’s Time for the Next Generation of Streaming Service

By MESA - Media & Entertainment Service Alliance & Media Play News| 2020-11-27T19:51:50+00:00 November 17th, 2020|Comments Off on It’s Time for the Next Generation of Streaming Service

Hub Entertainment Research found that more than half (54 percent) signed up to watch a particular show. In addition, most subscribers (17-74) regularly watch at least one hour of their content a week. In fact, over 23 percent said Netflix had the best original shows. That’s probably why Hub also found that 44-plus percent said [...]

9 11, 2020

Short Mobile Viewing is Nice but People Like Long Stories

By TheFuture.tv| 2020-11-09T21:18:48+00:00 November 9th, 2020|Comments Off on Short Mobile Viewing is Nice but People Like Long Stories

The lockup has done more than change the way we do meetings. It has also changed our entertainment habits. Add to that the universal availability of VOD and kids living on small screens, even adults missed the seismic shift. Two years ago, Jeff Katzenberg announced NewTV (renamed to be launched as Quibi). At the time, [...]

6 10, 2020

Building an OTT Service People Want

By LIVE: Streaming Media West Webinar| 2020-10-06T21:22:13+00:00 October 6th, 2020|Comments Off on Building an OTT Service People Want

Panel overview/title etc.   Building An OTT Service People Want Wednesday, September 30, 2020: 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. (PT) / 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. (ET) The last year has seen the launch of several successful high-profile OTT services, along with at least one that, well, let’s just say wasn’t so successful. This panel [...]

21 09, 2020

Content Industry Players Need to Anticipate, Embrace Change

By The Future.TV| 2020-09-21T22:21:18+00:00 September 21st, 2020|Comments Off on Content Industry Players Need to Anticipate, Embrace Change

Broadway and live performances are brutally honest that nothing is going to open until mid-2021 at the earliest and that it will take at least a year or two before plays, concerts, ballets and events with live audiences will be economically viable. Until then, “bubble” performances like the current NBA playoffs and PPV/PVOD will actually [...]

21 09, 2020

TV Shows, Filmmakers Prepare to Fill the Content Pipeline

By The Future TV, Broadcastbeat, APPLE TV| 2020-09-21T21:56:19+00:00 September 21st, 2020|Comments Off on TV Shows, Filmmakers Prepare to Fill the Content Pipeline

If that’s not bad enough, you “switch” to YouTube to watch shorts of kids/adults acting up and waiting for their big break when a director or agent “discovers” their talent. All the while, you’re ready to bolt with one foot out the door just waiting for someone/anyone to give everyone the all clear just so [...]

10 09, 2020

IET Global Webinar – Shifting production and distribution to cloud cloud-centric remote editing and intelligent storage

By Allan McLennan, Moderating - IET Media Executive Sixty minute Webinar - SONY, Teradici, EditShare, LW Productions| 2020-09-10T22:06:27+00:00 September 10th, 2020|Comments Off on IET Global Webinar – Shifting production and distribution to cloud cloud-centric remote editing and intelligent storage

Join Teradici, Sony, EditShare and Lou Wirth Productions in a discussion with Allan McLennan. Welcome to a global conversation with technological and creative leaders from around the world. In Q2/2020 when the door was suddenly slammed shut on a number of film and television projects that were just beginning or in the midst of production, [...]

8 09, 2020

More Content, More Distribution Options, More Challenges

By The Future.TV| 2020-09-08T20:06:09+00:00 September 8th, 2020|Comments Off on More Content, More Distribution Options, More Challenges

“You forgot the first rule of mass media, Elliot! Give the people what they want!”  -- James Bond, ‘Tomorrow Never Dies,’ Eon Productions, 1997 If you’re going to have bad stuff happen – global pandemic, worldwide social/racial “realignment” and international economic unrest – there’s probably no better time to reshuffle the entertainment poker deck. Of [...]

1 09, 2020

Global Webinar – 17/09/2020 – How Cloud Makes TV Channels More Competitive

By SES ASTRA ⌃| 2020-09-01T19:03:59+00:00 September 1st, 2020|Comments Off on Global Webinar – 17/09/2020 – How Cloud Makes TV Channels More Competitive

In these uncertain times, broadcasters and content owners want to turn existing video content into successful and recognizable 24/7, pop-up and other TV channels quickly and easily. As viewing habits have changed, media companies want to test new channels and ideas and use viewer insights to launch a tailored channel offering. They want to do [...]

7 08, 2020

Streaming Firms Must Address Lost Revenue Issues

By The Future of TV| 2020-08-20T19:15:13+00:00 August 7th, 2020|Comments Off on Streaming Firms Must Address Lost Revenue Issues

The younger group has grown up with a screen in their hands so, using their smartphone and/or tablet to stay connected on social media and to their entertainment was natural. Change was happening! “The M&E industry has been going through growing pains over the past few years,” Allan McLennan, CEO of PADEM Media Group, said [...]

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