Branded Entertainment: A New Production Financing Paradigm

In White Paper 1, we presented the current landscape for the fast-growing branded entertainment sector, largely drawing from US market experience. In White Paper 2, we examined the Canadian market and found branded entertainment at a more nascent stage.

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STX Entertainment

STX Entertainment is a fully integrated, diversified, global media company designed from inception to unlock value from the 21st century’s changed media landscape. STX specializes in the development, production, marketing and distribution of talent-driven films, television, and digital media content, with a unique ability to maximize the impact of content across worldwide, multiplatform distribution channels, including unparalleled global capabilities and direct passage into the China market.

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Scanity HDR- high dynamic range film scanner

whitePaper | May 20, 2021

Scanning normal colour negative images for post-production and visual effects using modern high-end technology allows users to capture the dynamic range of the colour negative. Film archives, however, typically manage large volumes of historic images, and require specialist equipment which enables the capture of an even greater dynamic range. This is particularly important when managing black and white (B&W) recorded images on either print or negative stocks which have a high dynamic range (HDR). Traditionally, HDR scanning.

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Challenges of Distributing 4K Video

whitePaper | July 31, 2018

4K video delivers stunning beauty and resolution. But like most new technology, it comes with challenges to overcome as well.Enormous bandwidth (10 Gbit/s) is required to deliver 4K video. This places unprecedented demands on infrastructure. To be successful in real world applications, 4K distribution systems must be designed and engineered to address the following five challenges:In this paper we’ll explain how you can conquer the challenges of 4K video distribution. You’ll learn about the unique attributes of this exciting new resolution and why DigitalMedia has established itself as the clear leader in 4K distribution.

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MEDIA MOMENTS 2018

whitePaper | September 27, 2019

We’re delighted to launch Media Moments 2018, an indepth look at the key publisher trends of this year and what publishers might expect in 2019. Although summarising a year’s worth of publishing developments and innovation into a single report is a formidable task, the team at Media Voices – Peter Houston, Esther Kezia Thorpe and Chris Sutcliffe – have done a superlative job of extracting those trends that publishers need to know, right now. This shouldn’t be any surprise; after all, this is the same team that brought us the renowned State of the Media Report from The Media Briefing. We’d also like to thank this report’s sponsor – Sovrn – whose participation has made its publication possible.

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4K video - piecing together the puzzle

whitePaper | March 29, 2018

4K video, also called Ultra High Definition (UHD), delivers stunning beauty and resolution in digital signage and video extension applications. As with all disruptive innovation, it presents issues that can make deployment tricky.Manufacturers of 4K sources and displays must take a holistic approach to testing their products to ensure that they are up to the challenges of an integrated 4K system, liberating system designers and integrators from having to take on this daunting challenge themselves.

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The Consumer Halo in Media and Entertainment

whitePaper | December 1, 2017

Big Data. That’s the term we hear so much in today’s consumer economy, describing the sheer volume of data accessible to companies. Social Media, mobile devices, and cloud-based storage have propelled big data from an idealistic concept into what we know today. Year after year, human consumption of data grows at an ever accelerating rate.

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HOW STREAMING SPORTS IS HEATING UP

whitePaper | August 29, 2017

Sports have been at the forefront of the streaming revolution from the start. From early successes with the NCAA basketball tournament to unprecedented streaming events like the 2016 Summer Olympics, the entire sports ecosystem has continued to push the boundaries of what is possible with online and mobile delivery. Today, teams, leagues, TV networks, digital entrants and players themselves are all embracing innovation and connecting with fans in cutting edge ways. As industry analysts and observers (and fans ourselves!), we’re constantly impressed with how the sports experience is improving, on an almost daily basis.

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STX Entertainment

STX Entertainment is a fully integrated, diversified, global media company designed from inception to unlock value from the 21st century’s changed media landscape. STX specializes in the development, production, marketing and distribution of talent-driven films, television, and digital media content, with a unique ability to maximize the impact of content across worldwide, multiplatform distribution channels, including unparalleled global capabilities and direct passage into the China market.

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