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Entertainment Finance Forum
ENTERTAINMENT FINANCE FORUM
February 27-27, 2019
The Entertainment Finance Forum (EFF) is a collaborative event for innovative, strategic and creative minds. Whether you’re an investor, creator, producer, distributor, entrepreneur, strategy executive or advisor in the entertainment industry – join our unique platform to help you connec...

Smart Hollywood Summit LA 2019
SMART HOLLYWOOD SUMMIT LA 2019
February 27-27, 2019
The new Smart Hollywood Summit, Feb. 27, 2019 at the Skirball Center, is MESA’s newest, full-day program dedicated to the next technology phase of our industry’s products, processes and productions. With new players coming to town, the Summit’s programming mix will address the many...

FreeCast Inc


FreeCast Inc is a content discovery and management engine operating the world's largest freely available Video On-Demand (VOD) & Pay-per-view (PPV) library online. The FreeCast Network is delivered in the form of a state-of-the-art eMedia guide on all devices through a variety of products including Rabbit TV, the consumer offering, and SelectTV, a co-branded service for bandwidth distributors and device manufacturers.FreeCast products, in partnership with Telebrands, have sold over 2 million units since launch, with dedicated shelf space at major retail chains nationwide, including Walmart, Target, Sears, Bed Bath Beyond, Office Depot, Walgreens, CVS, Fry's, Rite-Aid, and many others.

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This week completely scrambled the video landscape, and its implications are going to take months to fully understand.First is the district court’s decision to approve the merger of AT&T  and Time Warner announced just moments ago. That will create one of the largest content creation and distribution companies in the world when it closes. It is also expected to encourage Comcast to make a similar bid for 21st Century Fox, further consolidating the market. As Chip Pickering, CEO of...
TECHCRUNCH
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Speaking at the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference, Disney chief Bob Iger elaborated on the company’s ambitious OTT plans, saying the launch of ESPN Plus a month from now will signify the beginning of a key cycle for the company.The topic dominated the 40-minute session. Disruptions to the TV ecosystem, Iger conceded, have had a “faster and a more profound impact than we ever expected.” He said the rollout of the company’s two apps will enable Disne...
DEADLINE
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Video streaming — and general technology — giant Amazon has announced a cool new update to its base-level Fire TV stick, which allows viewers to stream their favorite films and TV shows in 1080p, and retails for $40.Starting now, the base model Fire TV stick comes with the Alexa voice remote that the company released alongside the Fire TV Stick 4K, allowing buyers to search for their favorite content with their voice, rather than having to navigate menus by hand.The update also means...
DIGITAL TRENDS
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Discovery Inc. and the PGA Tour have announced GolfTV as the brand for their upcoming live and on-demand subscription streaming service launching outside the U.S.The service is part of a 12-year, $2 billion distribution deal between the companies announced earlier this year. The new streaming service will launch internationally on Jan. 1, 2019, and will include 2,000 hours of live golf tournaments including The Players Championship, the FedExCup Playoffs and the Presidents Cup.Users in all marke...
FIERCE VIDEO
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Kids media brand Pocket.watch closed a new $15 million Series B funding round led by Viacom and other new and existing investors including Greycroft’s Tracker fund and UTA Ventures.Beside chipping in a strategic investment, Viacom is entering a commercial agreement covering content, advertising and talent with Pocket.watch. The new deal expands on the work Pocket.watch and Viacom have already done together, including Skoogle, a kids sketch comedy show created by and starring Keenan Thompso...
FIERCE CABLE
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Virtual reality (VR) gaming at home is great fun, but there is something even more uniquely special when you take the online multiplayer element and bring it all into one physical spot, and that’s location-based entertainment (LBE). VRFocus has already waxed lyrical about content providers like The VOID, Zero Latency, and Sandbox VR, however, there are many more looking to make their mark in the industry, one of which is PlatformaVR. Hailing from Russia, PlatformaVR opened its first locati...

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EVENTS

Smart Hollywood Summit LA 2019
SMART HOLLYWOOD SUMMIT LA 2019
February 27-27, 2019
The new Smart Hollywood Summit, Feb. 27, 2019 at the Skirball Center, is MESA’s newest, full-day program dedicated to the next technology phase of our industry’s products, processes and productions. With new players coming to town, the Summit’s programming mix will address the many...

Entertainment Finance Forum
ENTERTAINMENT FINANCE FORUM
February 27-27, 2019
The Entertainment Finance Forum (EFF) is a collaborative event for innovative, strategic and creative minds. Whether you’re an investor, creator, producer, distributor, entrepreneur, strategy executive or advisor in the entertainment industry – join our unique platform to help you connec...