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Sorgente: Ecco Facebook Watch, la tv di Mark Zuckerberg – Wired

Netflix acquired the comic book company behind Kick-Ass this week but the move was soon revealed as a pre-emptive counter to a Disney sucker punch, writes the editor of C21Media.net.

Sorgente: The new Netflix-Disney universe | Perspective | C21Media

It’s time to check out ‘Cloud Atlas.’

Sorgente: The ‘Matrix’ Directors’ Most Ambitious Movie Is Now On Netflix | GQ

In what may be a turning point for the online video industry, social media giant Facebook is introducing a new platform for video and TV shows across its network.

Watch, which will be available on mobile, on desktop and laptop, and in TV apps, will house another new feature, called Shows. Content creators can create sets of live or recorded episodes that follow a theme or storyline.

Sorgente: Facebook accelerates video offer with Watch for TV shows | Social TV | News | Rapid TV News

Playing along 

Pubblicato: 11 agosto 2017 in la giusta distanza

Virtual reality is transforming the storytelling possibilities of the entertainment industry. Viewers will no longer be confined to their living rooms, but can experience the action just like live studio audiences or even gameshow contestants. Space and time will no longer be constraints, with viewers travelling through new universes without stepping foot into the outside world.

Sorgente: Playing along | Perspective | C21Media

Get ready for Phase Three of the great streaming-video evolution.

Sorgente: Disney’s Building Its Own Netflix. Everyone Else Might, Too | WIRED

 

Facebook has unveiled its platform for original content produced in partnership with a host of media companies and creators.

Sorgente: Facebook unveils Watch originals platform | News | C21Media

Netflix is falling after it was announced that it would be losing a big source of popular content.

In its earnings call after the bell Tuesday, Disney announced it would be pulling its movie content from Netflix’s platform in order to begin its own direct-to-consumer service.

Netflix fell after the news and is down 2.96% in early trading on Tuesday.

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Sorgente: Netflix is slipping after Disney announced it will be ripping its movies from the platform (NFLX, DIS)

Forget summer vacation: In the last three months alone, Netflix has announced dozens of properties, continuing its global spread.

Sorgente: The Long, Hot Summer of Netflix’s Ever-Accelerating Expansion | WIRED

New York police officers find a man sitting in a litter bin in Times Square, New York City, 1976.

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Rising trends in video, especially in European business with products such as Horizon TV, have been the bright spot for Liberty Global, particularly in Europe, as it revealed quarterly and six-monthly results for the first half of 2017.

Sorgente: Virgin TV shines and next-gen video services grow, but Liberty posts first-half loss | Major Businesses | Business

Veteran US chat show host David Letterman is returning to the screen with a new chat show on global streaming giant Netflix.

Sorgente: Letterman returns with Netflix | News | C21Media

Having spent the last few months reeling from a concerted effort by Arab states to curtail its activities, Qatar-based broadcaster Al Jazeera has now been hit by a pincer movement by the Israeli Government.

Sorgente: Israel sets out plan to ban Al Jazeera | Major Businesses | Business

Handmaid to measure 

Pubblicato: 8 agosto 2017 in la giusta distanza

Former NBC Entertainment president Warren Littlefield discusses the success of The Handmaid’s Tale and the lessons he learnt making the leap from broadcaster to producer.

Sorgente: Handmaid to measure | Drama Quarterly

Netflix acquires Millarworld 

Pubblicato: 8 agosto 2017 in la giusta distanza

Netflix has bought the comic book publishing house behind properties such as Kick-Ass and Kingsman, marking the streaming giant’s first move into mergers and acquisitions.

Sorgente: Netflix acquires Millarworld | News | C21Media

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