Movies & Content


Hollywood Targets Smartphone Displays

by Steve Sechrist

In case you missed it, a new short – TV format (6.5- to 10-minutes) is looking to change how film content is delivered and consumed exclusively on smartphone screens. The target, Gen-Zers and new …

Tags:HDR - High Dynamic Range| Movies & Content| Smartphones

Creatives Want More – of Everything!

by Bob Raikes

Christie had a big screen demonstration that compared Xenon-based projection with a full laser unit. Unfortunately, because of a schedule clash, we didn’t get to see the different demonstration, but got into the session …

Tags:6p Laser| Cinema| HDR - High Dynamic Range| HFR - High Frame Rate| IBC 2018| Large Display Monitor| Laser Projectors| Movies & Content| Vol 25 - Issue 36

Non national releases on TV

Report: 29% of All European TV Channels Are Based in the UK

by Andrew Fenn

The UK represents 21% of the European TV market, according to a new report by the European Audiovisual Observatory, with 1,203 TV channels out of 3,005 in the EU based in the UK. The …

Tags:Cinema| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Movies & Content| TV Production| UK (United Kingdom)| Vol 25 - Issue 26

Netflix Hits Parity with Pay TV

by Steve Sechrist

In caseA recent report from Pricewaterhouse Coopers LLC (PwC), the “Consumer Intelligence Series Video Survey, 2017 report” claims that the same number of people who subscribe to pay-TV also subscribe to the Netflix video …

Tags:Market Data| Movies & Content| Netflix| Pay TV| Vol 25 - Issue 01

Netflix to Spend $8 billion on Original Content in 2018

by Alan Spencer

Netflix is continuing to produce original content and is believed to be spending $8 billion dollars on new content in 2018, including 80 new movies, TV series, documentaries and comedy. Netflix first started producing …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Movies & Content| Netflix| Vol 24 - Issue 39

Content and Devices

by Bob Raikes

We found plenty of news this week, so we have two separate issues of the newsletters this week. The news is starting to build up towards IFA and IBC, with Gamescon in between, so …

Tags:Apple| Editorial| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Movies & Content| Netflix| Vol 24 - Issue 30

Shaun the Sheep Enters the Virtual World

by Bob Raikes

Aardman have today released the first ever Shaun the Sheep VR experience Shaun the Sheep Movie Barn VR. The free app will be available from Google Play and the Apple App Store and viewable …

Tags:Movies & Content| Virtual Reality

Yuneec Releases First Person View Headset for Immersive Flying Experience

by Isaac Oburu

Yuneec International today announced the availability of its all-new SkyView first person view headset. As the world leader in electric aviation, Yuneec is the first major consumer drone manufacturer to offer its own FPV …

Tags:Head Up Displays HUDs| Movies & Content| Virtual Reality

Universal Details UltraHD Releases

by Tom Allen

Universal Pictures has joined other studios in announcing the release of UltraHD content. Its first UltraHD films, available as Blu-ray and digital release, will include Jason Bourne; The Huntsman: Winter’s War; Warcraft, Everest; Lucy; …

Tags:4k| Large Display Monitor| Movies & Content| UltraHD (4KTV)| Vol 23 - Issue 16


Berlinale Embraces Barco’s Flagship Laser Projector

by Isaac Oburu

The Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale) is entering a new era of projection, as Barco’s Flagship Laser projector will screen a selection of movies at this year’s festival. For this 66th edition, Barco set …

Tags:Barco| Events| Laser Projectors| Movies & Content

Sony Hopes to Challenge OLED

by Tom Allen

Sony CEO Kazuo Hirai, after the now-traditional ‘Sony is great’ video, began the press conference with some CES facts. Last year the show covered more than 2 million ft² (185,800m²) and was attended by …

Tags:Cameras| CES 2016| HDR - High Dynamic Range| Large Display Monitor| LCD Backlights| Mobile Display Monitor| Movies & Content| sony| Vol 23 - Issue 02