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Jeffrey Katzenberg-Led WndrCo Closes $1 Billion Funding; Disney, Fox, WB Among Investors (Report)

Variety Jeffrey Katzenberg has brought in a clutch of major Hollywood companies as investors in WndrCo, the mobile-video venture the former DreamWorks Animation chief co-founded last year. According to a C…

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Do Traditional Media Companies Really Want to Be Netflix?

Inc.com Netflix crashed and burned with its latest earnings release. For media companies going all in on streaming, Netflix's struggles should make them think twice.

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YouTube Is Reportedly Combatting Instagram's IGTV By Cutting Six-Figure Checks To Creators - Tubefilter

Tubefilter YouTube is reportedly paying five- and six-figure checks to creators like Lilly Singh in order to prevent them from defecting to IGTV.

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Helping Television Get Over The Branded Content Hump: 'On YouTube, 85% of the views are going to influencer content, on Facebook, it's more like 70%."

Forbes Branded content promises to be the bridge between the growing world of influencer video and traditional TV networks. But in order for that to happen, there needs to be better systems in place to track and measure them explains Tubular Labs' Rob Gabe.

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We're underestimating the mind-warping potential of fake video

Vox Doctored photos can easily create false memories. What happens when there’s fake video?

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Peter Chernin Plans New $500 Million New Media Fund

Deadline Media mogul Peter Chernin is planning to raise a new media fund of more than $500 million, opening a new chapter for the digitally savvy executive who has been one of Hollywood’s technology i…

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How Netflix Is Forcing an Overhaul of Television's Old Guard, and What the Government Can Do About It

The Ringer The ascendance of the streaming service and its Silicon Valley brethren like Apple and Google is sparking an unprecedented consolidation of TV’s power players

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Cable Has Lost 3.4 Million TV Customers Since 2012

DSL Reports News: The cord cutting phenomenon saw a slight slowdown during the first quarter, with the nation's biggest pay TV providers losing "e;just"e; 305,000 subscribers during the first quarter. According to the

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Black-Owned MoviePass Has 'Potential to Disrupt the Exhibition Industry'

EURweb *MoviePass has been stirring up a lot buzz since the company lowered its subscription fee last August, and gaining over a million subscribers as a result. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar recently said that the company can help bring marginalized groups to theaters. What’s more, the black-owned subscription service has changed the movie-ticketing game, and it’s exhibitors find it infuriating.  Founded by …

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Gender Swap: 14 Times Women Took Over Iconic Male Roles on TV

IndieWire "Hannibal," "Legion," "Lost in Space," and "Battlestar Galactica" are just some of the TV shows that have gender-flipped a character from male to female.

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AT&T chief reveals plans for new streaming service -- in court

CNET Revelation of new $15-a-month Watch service comes during antitrust fight over Time Warner merger.

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David Fincher Explains Why He Doesn't Believe in Auteur Directing: 'Moviemaking is a Rat F*ck'

IndieWire You probably don't want to call Fincher an "auteur" when you're standing in front of him.

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Kenneth Branagh To Star & Produce eOne's TV Adaptation Of 'A Gentleman In Moscow'

Deadline EXCLUSIVE: Fresh from playing Hercule Poirot in Murder On The Orient Express, Kenneth Branagh is to re-team with Mark Gordon in Entertainment One’s television adaptation of A Gentleman in Moscow. I…

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Facebook Was Vital For Indie Filmmakers. Now Their Followers Are Held Hostage, and the Ransom Keeps Changing

IndieWire IndieWire investigates the role the social media platform plays in independent creators building a community. The results aren't pretty.

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Can the Shortform Video Market Make a Comeback?

The Hollywood Reporter As mobile viewing grows, Netflix, Amazon and Hulu are experimenting more with 10- to 15-minute programs.

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How to buy a high-end camera in 2018

Engadget A guide to enthusiast-level mirrorless, DSLR and compact cameras that let you shoot like a pro.

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China's Tencent Video Touts 62.5 Million Subscribers - Media Play News

mediaplaynews Tencent said it surpassed 62.5 million subscribers at the end of February – 18% more than Netflix’s 52.8 million domestic subs at the end of December 2017.

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Amazon Prime Original Series: $100 Million Budgets, Low Viewership Numbers, and More Stats - Report

IndieWire The first two seasons of “The Man in the High Castle” cost $179 million, and brought in 2.44 million Prime subscribers. Is it worth it?

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The 25 Greatest Documentaries of All Time

POV's Documentary Blog We asked fans of POV to help us find the greatest documentaries of all time, and this is what we found.

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