Movies & Content


Avatar And Titanic To Be Remastered With TrueCut Motion

by Artem Alekseenko

Pixelworks, Inc., the developer of the award-winning TrueCut Motion™ platform, announced that it is working with James Cameron’s Lightstorm Entertainment on multiple motion picture titles. “We’re bringing AVATAR and TITANIC back to the big …

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ROE Visual BP2V2 Features On Mushang XR Stage

by Artem Alekseenko

MuShang has developed an XR space in Shanghai, equipped with cutting-edge technologies. These include ROE Visual Black Pearl panels, Brompton Technology LED processing, Mark Roberts Motion Control cinebots, Unreal Engine, and disguise media server …

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The Age of Peak TV is Ending

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Bloomberg reported that ‘The Age of peak TV is ending’ as mid-level film plans are being shelved and budgets for content are shrinking by up to 30%. Networks are ‘slowing the …

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Virtual Set Makers Promoting More than RGB for LED Walls

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Broadcast Bridge reported on a big new virtual production facility being built in LA by Orbital Virtual Productions. There are two stages – one that is 50′ x 25′ and 15′ …

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Amazon And MGM Close $8.5 Billion Merger

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Amazon and MGM announced that a deal for the tech giant to buy the studio for $8.5 billion had closed. MGM has a library of 4,000 films and 17,000 TV show …

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Everyone in the M&E Industry Wants the Same Thing … Viewers

by Andy Marken

You may not realize it, but the entertainment food chain has changed dramatically over the past few years. In fact, according to MPA’s (Motion Picture Association’s) head, Charles Rinkin, it’s on the cusp of …

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Streaming is Old at Two

by Andy Marken

Looking down from the top of the Hollywood Hills, it’s impossible to imagine what a beating the Media & Entertainment (M&E) industry has taken in recent years. According to many, it’s all been caused …

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V-Nova and PresenZ Launch a World-First in VR Movies

by Artem Alekseenko

V-Nova, a leading provider of video compression solutions, announces the release of a movie in the Steam Store showcasing the future of immersive media and metaverse applications. The movie uses V-Nova’s ultra-efficient point-cloud compression …

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HDR: Part 32 – Creative Technology – Film Scanning

by Bob Raikes

What They Say The Broadcast Bridge wrote an article about the continuing use of film scanners to digitise film-recorded content. It has lots of information on telecine and datacine (for digital intermediates) machines. It …

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Content Piracy Isn’t A Victimless Crime

by Andy Marken

We like IP (Internet Protocol) because without it there would be no streaming content industry. “I’m the good guy here. I told them this could happen if they didn’t prepare. Did I get a …

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Short Mobile Viewing is Nice but People Like Long Stories

by Andy Marken

I don’t know about you, but we’re getting awfully tired of looking up people’s noses during Zoom meetings. It probably doesn’t bother you; but one of our college degrees was in radio & TV, …

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