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Participant Media Launching Climate Change Virtual Reality Series

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "Participant Media is expanding its Melting Ice virtual reality experience into a four-part VR series. Participant has also teamed up with director...

Sony Launches ‘Breaking Bad’ YouTube Channel in Honor of 10th Anniversary

Variety reports: "Sony Pictures Television has launched an official 'Breaking Bad' YouTube channel in honor of the tenth anniversary of the show’s premiere. The official channel will...

Google inks patent deal with Tencent

Tech Crunch reports: "Google has yet more news from China after the U.S. search firm announced a patent cross-licensing agreement with Chinese tech giant...

Producers Guild Sets Anti-Sexual Harassment Guidelines

Deadline Hollywood reports: "The Producers Guild of America has adopted new guidelines designed to combat sexual harassment in the entertainment industry. The guidelines, which were unanimously...

Amazon is raising the price of Prime monthly memberships by nearly 20 percent

Recode reports: "Amazon Prime memberships are getting more expensive for those customers who want the flexibility to pay for the speedy shipping and media...

Turner, Warner Bros. Launching Movie SVOD Service FilmStruck Internationally

Variety reports: "The increasingly crowded international streaming market is set to welcome a new player, with major backers. Turner International’s Digital Ventures & Innovation unit and...

MoviePass launches a new division to acquire and distribute movies

The Verge reports: "At a panel during the Sundance Film Festival today, MoviePass announced a new subsidiary called MoviePass Ventures, Deadline reports. The new division will...
Lionsgate earnings report

Lionsgate Stock Pops After Report Of Active Merger Talks

Deadline Hollywood reports: "Lionsgate stock roared out of the gate this morning, rising 5% in mid-morning trading to just shy of $34 a share. The jump...

Sony Teams Up With Survios to Bring ‘Jumanji: The VR Adventure’ to Virtual Reality...

Variety reports: "Sony Pictures Virtual Reality has struck a partnership with Los Angeles-based virtual reality (VR) startup Survios to bring the recently-released 'Jumanji: The VR Adventure' to VR...

StubHub adds augmented reality to its app in time for the Super Bowl

Mashable reports: "For serious football fans, there's no more prized (or pricey) ticket than the Super Bowl. But that ticket also often comes with a...

Oculus opens applications for its new VR developer support program

Venture Beat reports: "Oculus already has a dedicated in-house team that funds virtual reality projects, but it’s now launching a program to help developers...

Spotify launches Spotlight, a multimedia take on podcasts and more

The Verge reports: "Spotify announced today that it’s expanding its audio slate to include 'visual podcasts' about news, politics, and entertainment. These shows, available in playlist...

Twitch partners with Disney Digital Network on content, adds software for broadcasting pre-recorded videos

Tech Crunch reports: "On the heels of Twitch’s exec shakeup yesterday which saw the Amazon-owned streaming site adding a new COO, the company today announced a...

Facebook “Watch Party” lets Groups view videos simultaneously

Tech Crunch reports: "Facebook’s turning its push for well-being through active, not passive, content consumption into a feature with its new test of 'Watch Party'....

Apple’s first scripted comedy will star Kristen Wiig

The Verge reports: "Apple just won a bidding war for a TV comedy series produced by and starring SNL alum Kristen Wiig. The 10-episode series is...

Redbox Says Disney Engaging in Copyright Misuse to Protect Coming Streaming Service

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "Redbox wants to turn a legal dispute over its sale of digital movie codes into a competition issue. The retailer...

NBA, Verizon Pact for Live-Game Subscriptions on Yahoo, Tech Development

Variety reports: "Verizon and the NBA have entered into an expanded deal covering distribution of live games on NBA League Pass — as well as highlights packages and other...

YouTube Changes Rules, No Monetization Of New Artists

Hypebot reports: "YouTube has yet again raised the threshold that a creators and musicians must meet to make any money on the videos they...

Fox buys games studio to rival its TV and movie output

Gamesindustry.biz reports: "Entertainment giant Fox has ramped up its video games strategy further with the acquisition of a studio run by industry veterans -...

Nintendo teases new Switch ‘interactive experience’ announcement for today

The Verge reports: "Nintendo announced a number of new titles for the Switch last week, and now it’s ready to launch something entirely new. A teaser...