Until earlier this year, Viacom had used its own internally developed video player in apps for channels like MTV, Nickelodeon and Comedy Central. But in gearing up for TV Everywhere, to make more…
Adobe Systems is using Apple's streaming-media protocol as the de facto standard in its Primetime video-publishing system -- putting its own technology on the back burner -- in acknowledgement of…
To: Hollywood and the Motion Picture Academy Re: Oscar's insults to visual effects I see that you didn't take my advice about playing up vfx on the Oscars. Ratings are up anyway. Congrats! But before…
Domestic Film DAILY
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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%
Producers find ways to shoot in the city
The media freakout over the mixed reaction to Tuesday's CinemaCon preview of "The Hobbit" footage with high-frame-rate 3D had me rolling my eyes.
Documentarian Jarred Alterman emphasizes oddball lyricism in the one-of-a-kind "Convento," in which a 400-year-old Portuguese monastery provides the canvas for a Dutch family's artistic…
As anyone who follows Variety's tech coverage knows, one of the consequences of the digital revolution is the blurring of traditional job functions.
This year is likely to be remembered as a pivotal one in the history of filmed entertainment, and hardly anybody seems to be noticing.