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SVG Summit
SVG SUMMIT
December 10-11, 2018
The SVG Summit this year will mark its 13th year as the place to be for those involved in any aspect of sports production, content creation, or distribution. Once again it will bring together more than 1,000 industry professionals from across the country and around the world for two full days of net...

Future of Video: OTT, Pay TV, and Digital Media
FUTURE OF VIDEO: OTT, PAY TV, AND DIGITAL MEDIA
December 10-12, 2018
The Future of Video Advisory Board helps to design the event focus and agenda to address the evolution and nature of video services, including consumer engagement, business models, market strategies, and new technologies.

Cineplex


A leading entertainment and media company, Cineplex (TSX:CGX) is a top-tier Canadian brand that operates in the Film Entertainment and Content, Amusement and Leisure, and Media sectors. As Canada’s largest and most innovative film exhibitor, Cineplex welcomes over 70 million guests annually through its circuit of 163 theatres across the country.

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In a move that’s sure to optimize marathon binges, Netflix has released the latest version of its iOS app with some pretty useful updates. The new version of the app adds forward and back 10-second buttons, which you can also control by double tapping the left or right side of the screen.Until now, if you were used to YouTube’s playback features and tried to do this on Netflix’s app, it would annoyingly zoom into the screen. Now that Netflix’s playback options are the sam...
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Instagram unveiled IGTV, a new service for long-form videos from professional Instagram creators, at an event in San Francisco Wednesday morning. IGTV will live both within the main Instagram app, as well as via a dedicated app for iOS and Android. “It’s mobile first, it’s simple and it’s high quality,” said Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom.Systrom positioned IGTV as Instagram’s answer to shifting entertainment consumption habits. “Teens may be watching less ...
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UK’s Cineworld (CINE.L) said its $3.6 billion deal to buy U.S. cinema chain Regal Entertainment (RGC.N) was on track to close in March after it secured support from a majority of its own shareholders and the largest investor in Regal on Friday.Cineworld said 87.34 percent of votes cast at a general meeting in London on Friday were in favor of the deal.Shareholder advisory group Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) had urged investors last week to oppose the deal, citing “signific...
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AT&T, owner of DTH operator DirecTV, announced that is finished buying satellites. Instead, it will focus on growing its online video business. The announcement was made by John Donovan, CEO of AT&T Communications, in a meeting with analysts.“We’ve launched our last satellite,” Donovan said. In turn, AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson said that AT&T has been investing “very aggressively” in OTT, as well as a build out of fiber in the United States.At the en...
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Amazon Studios has finally found a replacement for Roy Price after the executive stepped down in mid-October over sexual harassment claims. Jennifer Salke will be filling in the top spot at the online studio after serving for six years as NBC’s Entertainment President.“We are thrilled to announce that Jennifer Salke will be joining us as the Head of Amazon Studios,” Amazon said in a statement provided to TechCrunch. “Jen brings with her a long and impressive track record ...
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EVENTS

SVG Summit
SVG SUMMIT
December 10-11, 2018
The SVG Summit this year will mark its 13th year as the place to be for those involved in any aspect of sports production, content creation, or distribution. Once again it will bring together more than 1,000 industry professionals from across the country and around the world for two full days of net...

IEEE International conference on Artificial Intelligence and Virtual Reality
IEEE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND VIRTUAL REALITY
December 10-12, 2018
The First IEEE International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Virtual Reality (AIVR 2018) is a unique event, addressing researchers and industries from all areas of AI as well as Virtual, Augmented, and Mixed Reality. It provides an international forum for the exchange between those fields,...