Post Category: Industry

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…

Governor Murphy Signs New Jersey’s $85 Million Film and TV Tax Credits Bill

07.10.2018 Industry, Studio News

The Garden State is back in the film production game. New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation last Tuesday authorizing a $425 million film and digital media tax credit program after state legislators adopted his recommended changes to extend the tax breaks to reality television shows, and to permit an additional tax incentive to encourage…

MoviePass Introduces $2 Surcharge for Popular Films

06.21.2018 Culture, Industry

MoviePass, an in-theater movie subscription service, announced that a $2 surcharge may be applied to films expected to be popular upon release. The surcharge announcement comes not too long after AMC announces the launch of their very own theater subscription service for $20 a month for 3 movies a week, which includes premium formats such…

AMC Launches New $20 Subscription Service in Response to MoviePass

06.20.2018 Industry

AMC will begin offering it’s new theater subscription service next Tuesday, which allows guests three movie screenings per week for the monthly price of $19.95. The subscription service, named “AMC Stubs A-List”, allows moviegoers access to both digital and premium formats such as Dolby Cinema®, IMAX®, and RealD® 3D. The subscription will also allow guests…

The Takeaway | All Female Remakes

06.08.2018 Culture, Industry

Re-releases, remakes, and reboots have been a major part of Hollywood in the recent years. Whether it’s an all-time classic or a run-of-the-mill superhero movie, remakes have time and time again shown to be a proven moneymaker in a multi-billion dollar industry. With the rise of female protagonists in movies, an all female cast doesn’t seem…

Deadpool 2: Cameos, Parodies, and Free Slurpees

05.18.2018 Culture, Industry

Ryan Reynolds returns as Deadpool to cinemas May 18th in Deadpool 2, a sequel to the self-titled 2016 hit Deadpool. The first installment in the series broke numerous records in its opening weekend, and became both the highest grossing rated-R film and the highest-grossing X-Men film to date. The movie received critical acclaim for its production, cast,…