Is the European Commission’s Digital Single Market strategy destroying Europe’s independent film business in favor US-based technology firms?
Lionsgate entered into a long-term content licensing agreement with iQiyi in November 2016 for upcoming features and select library films.
iQiyi, a Chinese online video site owned by Baidu, announced in December that the company is coproducing a three-part local-language series with Sony.
Minutes before a planned vote to allow third parties to develop apps or devices for cable set-top boxes, the FCC removed the vote indefinitely.
When AT&T acquired DirecTV for $48.5 billion, they had big plans for mobile streaming. The FCC thinks DirecTV Now service “may obstruct competition and…”
Amazon takes aim at Netflix, the market leader in streaming video. Amazon is following Netflix’s lead by expanding their Prime service globally in 2017.
The unofficial expansion of the Chinese film quota system is taking place right now. So far in 2016 over 40 revenue-sharing films have screened.
Xinke New Materials is acquiring an 80% stake in Nicolas Chartier’s Voltage Pictures. The acquisition amount will range between $345 and $518M.
Comcast, the largest cable company in the United States, will begin streaming Netflix on the company’s X1 set-top device starting this week.
On Monday, China passed its first law addressing unbridled box office fraud. For years, theatrical corruption has been accepted as a part of doing business.