Saturday, May 26, 2018

Apple Projected to Spend $4.2 Billion on Original Content by 2022

Apple will ramp its original content spend to $4.2 billion by 2022 as part of an effort to expand a rebranded Apple Music, according to a projection from Loup Ventures analyst...

‘Lose All Your Assumptions About Asian Streaming,’ Says Iflix CEO Mark Britt

“Almost every assumption about subscription video on demand that is based on Western metaphors has failed in developing markets,” says Mark Britt, co-founder and CEO of Asia-based streaming video group iflix....

Advanced Imaging Society to Honor Women in Tech

The Advanced Imaging Society (AIS) announced that it will honor 10 notable women in the technology field as part of the 2018 Technology Awards. The society has also named marketing exec...

Singapore Actor Rayve Zen Expands Horizons

Singaporean actor, Rayve Zen is making his mark across Asia in films as diverse as Canada/Hong Kong/Malaysia co-production “Million Loves in Me,” and China/Hong Kong production “Shock Wave.” Zen began his entertainment...

Film News Roundup: Anna Kendrick Starring in Untitled Comedy From ‘Four Lions’ Director

In today’s film news roundup, Anna Kendrick stars in an untitled comedy, Allison Janney is honored for “I, Tonya” and Rachel Brosnahan wins a Granite Award. CASTINGS Anna Kendrick is starring in an...

Grammy Nominations: Seven Biggest Snubs and Surprises

Every year, the nominations for the Grammy Awards are met with varying degrees of surprise, exhilaration, outrage and boredom — and with dozens of categories, they can be a roller-coaster ride...

‘Call Me by Your Name’ Wins Best Feature at Gotham Awards

The Gotham Independent Film Awards, the Iowa caucus of Oscars season, kicked off on Monday with a surprise winner. “Call Me By Your Name” received a big boost, picking up two...

Tommy Keene, Power-Pop Singer-Songwriter, Dies at 59

Tommy Keene, a veteran singer-songwriter of the new wave and power-pop eras best known for his 1984 alternative-radio hit “Places That Are Gone,” died Wednesday, according to a post on his...

‘Beauty and the Beast’ Returning for One-Week Awards Run at Two Locations

Disney is making an awards season push for its live-action “Beauty and the Beast” with a one-week re-release starting Dec. 1 at the AMC Century City in Los Angeles and AMC...

YouTube Faces Advertiser Boycott Over Videos With Kids That Attracted Sexual Predators

Google’s YouTube is engulfed in a new brand-safety crisis: Several major advertisers froze spending on YouTube after an investigation revealed their spots were running against videos featuring kids in states of...

APLICATIONS

ATF: Nippon TV and Turkey’s MF Yapim Reteam for ‘My Son’...

Turkish production house MF Yapim has acquired rights to Nippon Television Network Corporation’s drama format “My Son.” It will remake the series in Turkish. Through...

Film Review: ‘Newton’

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