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Guest Article: Success in SVOD Starts with Subscription Billing

The market for streaming video on demand (SVOD) is growing fast. A new report from Research and Markets predicted 306 million homes will use SVOD by 2020, up from an anticipated 161 million by the end of 2015. Moreover, by 2020, global SVOD revenue will reach $26,794 million, which is more than twice the total revenue expected in 2015. Many companies will successfully take advantage of this growing market, but others won’t make the cut. What makes a SVOD business successful?

5 Questions With: Molly Neuman of Kickstarter

Music projects on Kickstarter are some of the most successfully funded according to Molly Neuman, Kickstarter’s first head of music. Molly’s diverse background in the world of music began as the former drummer of the band Bratmobile. She also co-owned the music label Lookout! Records and was the vice-president of the American Association of Independent Music before she was brought on to Kickstarter in January, 2016. Digital Media Wire had a chance to ask Molly some questions about her career, creative control on the Kickstarter platform, and how the music business always comes back to the people – the creatives, the fans, and the collaboration between all players that make these projects happen.

Meet the 2017 DEW Startup of the Year

Meet Grey Jean Technologies, the winner of the 2017 Digital Entertainment World startup competition. They won over our judges with their pitch and beat out...

DEW Startup Competition Entry Deadline – Jan. 1, 2017

Hey Everyone, To all of you involved in digital entertainment startups, the entry deadline for the 2017 Digital Entertainment World Startup Competition is this...

Wave announces partnerships with labels, managers and independent artists including Warner...

Los Angeles, CA, April 28, 2020 - Wave, the leader in interactive virtual entertainment experiences, today announces “One Wave,” a series of virtual concerts...

WarnerMedia Brings Together HBO, Turner & Warner Bros’ International Distribution Divisions...

Deadline reports: "WarnerMedia is to bring together the international distribution divisions and home entertainment operations of HBO, Turner and Warner Bros." Read more

VRTL Summit Agenda and Speaker Lineup Announced for April 26 Event

Inaugural Event at Paramount Studios to Feature Leaders in Virtual and Augmented Reality From Warner Brothers, Sony, Facebook, Magic Leap and More LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired...

12 Finalists for 4th Annual Digital Entertainment World (DEW) Startup Competition...

Innovative Startups Focused on Social VR, Music and Video Distribution, Licensing, Personalization, OTT and More Compete for DEW Startup of the Year LOS ANGELES, CA--(January...

Closing Remarks from DEW 2016 Chair: Startups, Disney and the...

Perhaps the biggest indication that we are in a truly exciting and transformational time was the final session of the day with Disney’s Chief Strategy Honcho Kevin Mayer, arguably one of the most powerful executives in digital entertainment today. During his tenure, Mayer has overseen Disney’s strategic acquisitions of Pixar, Marvel, Lucasfilm, Club Penguin and Maker Studios and oversees the Disney Accelerator, a program designed to accelerate the growth of startup companies from around the world.

New York Media Festival Returns to Manhattan with 15+ Events and...

NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- New York Media Festival, an innovative two-day event for the digital, games, music, television and video industries,...