Posts Tagged ‘digital’

ICM, Manatt and Originate Form Incubator for Media and Tech Startups

July 30, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

ICM Partners, software developer Originate and law and consulting firm Manatt, Phelps & Phillips have created O Labs, a joint venture designed to fund and develop media and technology startups by pooling resources from each partner. L.A.-based O Labs expects to launch three to five companies per year. The JV is led by CEO Matthew... Read more

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Fox Sports Digital, Sporting News Join In Digital Partnership

July 28, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Fox Sports Digital and Sporting News Media said they would share content and traffic across their top sports properties, including FoxSports.com, SportingNews.com and Goal.com The partnership’s projected reach is expected to be a minimum of 55 million digital sports fans in the U.S. every month. The partners will develop joint digital video programming and editorial... Read more

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Sarah Palin Launches Her Own Channel Online

July 28, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Sarah Palin – former governor of Alaska, erstwhile candidate for VP of the U.S. and polarizing public figure – has unveiled a new subscription-based Internet TV network that promises direct access to her and her supporters. The Sarah Palin Channel, which costs $9.95 per month or $99.95 for a one-year subscription, will feature her commentary on “important issues... Read more

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First Look at Leprechaun from WWE Studios’ ‘Leprechaun: Origins’

July 25, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

WWE Studios has provided a first look at the creature from “Leprechaun: Origins” that Lionsgate will release straight to VOD and Digital HD platforms on Aug. 26. The company made the reveal during its Comic-Con panel in San Diego. Directed by Zach Lipovsky, the film stars Dylan Postl, better known as WWE wrestler “Hornswoggle,” Brendan... Read more

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Lionsgate Invests $2 Million in Finnish App Developer Next Games

July 23, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Lionsgate has formed a partnership with Finland-based games developer Next Games under which it will invest $2 million in the startup, as the studio looks to extend entertainment franchises like “Hunger Games,” “Twilight” and “Divergent” into the segment. Next Games announced the first part of its external investment round earlier this year, raising $6 million in financing... Read more

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Lionsgate Invests $2 Million in Finnish App Developer Next Games

July 23, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Lionsgate has formed a partnership with Finland-based games developer Next Games under which it will invest $2 million in the startup, as the studio looks to extend entertainment franchises like “Hunger Games,” “Twilight” and “Divergent” into the segment. Next Games announced the first part of its external investment round earlier this year, raising $6 million in financing... Read more

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Guardians of the Galaxy Join ‘Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes’

July 23, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

The Guardians of the Galaxy are joining “Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes.” The characters — Star-Lord, Rocket Raccoon, Drax, Gamora and Groot — will be featured in a new play set this fall for the second iteration of Disney Interactive’s video game, that combines on screen game play with physical figures. Inspired by the Marvel... Read more

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Qplay, Internet Set-Top Startup Formed by TiVo Founders, Shuts Down

July 19, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Qplay, the Internet video-device and app startup launched by the founders of TiVo, is closing its doors less than six months after launching its first product. The company announced Saturday that its last day of service will be Friday, July 25 . “Unfortunately, it is not possible for us to keep developing and running the service,” Qplay marketing... Read more

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How CNN Made a Cisco-Sponsored Web Series About Progressive Cities

July 18, 2014  |  Media Week  |  No Comments

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How CNN and Cisco Made A Web Series About Progressive Cities

July 18, 2014  |  Media Week  |  No Comments

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