Listen to this: DirecTV is using the same technology that powers Apple's Siri voice search to let subs find TV shows and movies they want to watch by speaking their desires. Satcaster developed an…
Studio-owned R&D group Motion Picture Laboratories hired John Carney, who's spent the last 14 years in the cable industry, as new president and CEO. Former MovieLabs topper Steve Weinstein left at…
Internet media firm Alloy Digital has bought Digital Broadcasting Group, one of the biggest online-video syndication networks, marking its sixth acquisition in past two years. Terms of the deal were…
Domestic Film DAILY
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles1Daily:$7.6M Cumulative:$79.8M Paramount Pictures 13.49%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$6.6M Cumulative:$188.5M Disney 23.68%
Into the Storm
Into the Storm3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$21.1M Warner Brothers / New Line 21.06%
During my interviews for Tuesday's article on compressed post-production schedules and the crush to finish visual effects on studio tentpoles, something got stuck in my head and I can't get it out.
Getting studio execs from rival congloms in the same room to discuss the details of their business is an unthinkable concept -- unless it's a confab of the Hollywood IT Society (HITS).
Code-named Project Canoe, a joint technology initiative being overseen by Richard Green at the nonprofit cable industry research and development consortium CableLabs, based in Louisville, Colo. is…