Sky’s new owners, Comcast, will more than double its investment in European original programming for the new venture – Sky Studios.
Disney, Amazon Prime, and Netflix have pivoted to India, the world’s second largest market, after plans to launch and sustain services in the world’s most populous nation hit the Great Wall of China.
The team at Apple responsible for the rollout of its new streaming service has been calling it a “Netflix Killer.”
Apple is expected to finally announce its new streaming service during the company’s March 25th conference.
After last year’s acquisitions lull at Sundance, especially by Netflix and Amazon, this year’s festival produced a number of megadeals.
Check out a comprehensive list of high demand films at this year’s European Film Market.
The deep pockets of digital distributors have inflated the average price of film rights at Sundance and other major film festivals.
Perhaps the biggest revelation from Netflix’s earning call last week is the admission that they are “ready to pay top-of-the-market prices for…”
Amazon and Netflix both walked away from the opportunity to acquire Landmark Theaters.
Netflix gauged the climate in Europe perfectly, first by increasing funding to produce more local content, and by forging licensing deals with local content partners.