Remember all the hubbub (now there's a word I never thought I'd use; thanks a lot, aging process) over Comcast's kind of, maybe plan to spy on subscribers through their cable box as they watch TV, fold their laundry, or engage in...
10 questions potential partners will ask about your cross-media project 23.10 2012 By Jim Thacker
Your cross-media project is well under way. You have a killer pitch, great teaser content, and are ready to start talking to development and finance partners. But what else will they want to know about it?
See on Scoop.it – Tracking Transmedia Mez Packer discusses the writing process and project initiation for the transmedia story Reliable Witness which includes a live installation as part of the Birmingham Book Festival Oct ...
Who wins when the new wave of crowd-sourcing for theatrical distribution get more movies into more theaters across the country? We all do, says Scott Glosserman, the founder and CEO of Gathr: content owners, theaters, and audiences....
HERE ARE SOME BOX OFFICE STATISTICS:
♦ 610 films were released in theaters in 2011.
♦ 469 of them received some form of a limited theatrical run, while 141 of them received a wide studio release.
♦ Of the 469 films with limited theatrical engagements, only 37 were released by a studio’s “specialty” division (e.g. Fox Searchlight, Sony Pictures Classics), and only a few of those played widely throughout the country.
♦ Additionally, 66 of the 469 films were released by just two art-house distributors, Magnolia and IFC.
♦ Of those 66 films, only 3 films played in more than 100 theaters. The vast majority played between 1 and 10 theaters....
The IMJ Corporation out of Tokyo has introduced an HDMI Wi-Fi stick called MGS that promises to turn almost any television with an HDMI port into a smart TV. Once connected, the tiny device runs the Android operating system on your television, and can be controlled with an Android smartphone. It supports multiple video codecs, as well as digital rights management technology, and can reportedly stream Internet video, music, games, and numerous mobile applications to the larger television screen.
The internet has never wanted for dance videos, but DS2DIO seeks to create a central hub for dance-related content of all genres on YouTube, guided by a guy who knows a little bit about making the art of dance cinematic.
Robin Good: Picsho is a free web app which allows you to search for images on Flickr, Tumblr, Instagram, Twitpic (and on other services too) by using simple hashtags, and to pull in your favorite ones into a public image board on the web that can be shared with anyone.
Second screen apps seem to be all the rage as of late, and Vobile's freshly announced TVSync API platform can help developers ride that wave of popularity. Compatible with iOS and Android devices, PCs and some smart TVs, the API can be leveraged to supplement what's on the silver screen with relevant content ranging from polls to products.
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