Post Category: Industry

Disney Takes Control of Hulu

05.16.2019 Featured, Industry

Comcast and Disney announced a deal in which Disney will have complete control of Hulu effective May 14. Comcast will be selling its Hulu stake to Disney within five years for at least $5.8 billion. The new deal includes the licensed content from Comcast’s NBCUniversal until late 2024, but NBCUniversal will have the right to…

The 2019 Oscars

02.28.2019 Culture, Industry

The 2019 Oscars were admittedly off to a rocky start this year. The 91st Academy Awards was held on February 24, 2019 and was the first ceremony in three decades to be conducted without a host. The Oscars have been facing a steady decline in ratings and viewership. Even with a viewership of 26.5 million,…

Food Network | Fantasy Kitchen

01.04.2019 Industry, Studio News

We had our Annex space prepped for various food shoots this year, including a full season of ‘Let’s Eat’ by Food Network. Designed by interior designer Shea McGee (with culinary insight from Chopped judge Scott Conant), this gorgeous kitchen looks like it came to life straight off your Pinterest board. The contemporary space pulls out…

State of the Culture at Parlay Studios

Joe Budden and his co-host Remy Ma have been killing it with State of the Culture, a hip-hop talk show which discusses various topics within the industry. The first season wrapped in 2018, but the show’s hosts Budden, Remy Ma, Scottie Beam and Brandon “Jinx” Jenkins will return to Parlay in 2019 to shoot the…

Paramount and A24 to Produce Original Content for Streaming Services

11.28.2018 Industry

The film distribution business is seeing a shift – from establishment of new streaming services, to movie subscription service offerings in cinemas, it’s been an exciting year with major changes in how we consume theatrical releases. Apple has spent the last year sorting through talent for a new pool of exclusive content, and now the…

LiteGear Introduces New LiteMat Spectrum

10.10.2018 Industry

LiteGear introduced their latest LiteMat family product at IBC 2018 this September – The LiteMat Spectrum . This latest addition to the LiteMat family takes the best features of the LiteMat line and introduces the ability to add accent color through it’s patent-pending color processing engine. The LiteMat Spectrum is a project that has seen…

‘The Big Bang Theory,’ ‘Game of Thrones,’ and More Shows Closing in 2019

08.26.2018 Culture, Industry

The Big Bang Theory, Game of Thrones, and Homeland are some of the few shows that are wrapping up this year. Many fans are anxiously anticipating the release dates and long-waited conclusions to their favorite series. See what other big shows you might have to catch up on before the spoilers come out!

Comcast Drops Their Bid For 21st Century Fox Acquisition

07.20.2018 Industry

Media giant Comcast Corp. announced today the drop of their bid in the pursuit of 21st Century Fox’s entertainment holdings. This announcement assumingely gives the contender in the same pursuit, Walt Disney Co., the green light in the acquisition. “Comcast does not intend to pursue further the acquisition of the Twenty-First Century Fox assets and,…

Queen Biopic ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Releases New Trailer

07.19.2018 Industry, Music

Century Fox released their second trailer for the anticipated biopic of Queen, Bohemian Rhapsody, revealing more insights on what to expect in the film about the iconic British band’s rise to fame. The trailer opens up with a montage of the recognizable Live Aid concert at Wembley Stadium, and the band’s preparation for the musically…

Netflix Surpasses HBO in Emmy Nominations, First in 17 Years

07.12.2018 Culture, Industry

The nominations for the 70th Primetime Emmy Award were announced this Thursday morning, July 12, 2018 at the Saban Media Center in North Hollywood, CA. For the first time ever, the streaming service Netflix garnered more Emmy nominations than the 17-year reigning champion, HBO. Netflix has dominated the tally this year with a total of…