The film content delivery company Gofilex has announced that it is now formally open for business in the Asia-Pacific region. Starting today, the expansion will see Gofilex’s services extend to Australia and New Zealand. The new office is being managed by a newly formed team.
A new Spanish streaming concept called acontra+, which combines movie streaming and cinema ticket sales in a single subscription, has launched on the Magine Pro platform. The service is run by the independent Spanish distributor A Contracorriente Films with a wide catalogue of national and international feature films of all genres, classics and contemporary films and is made available through Magine Pro's multi-platform service.
Digital Cinema United today announced the continued expansion of the company’s DCU Connect network to support the theatrical industry's transition to electronic delivery.
MetaMedia and the Broadcast Management Group have announced what the companies say is the first end-to-end solution for the production and distribution of live and interactive entertainment and marketing events to cinemas and other out-of-home venues.
The Chinese online entertainment service iQIYI has announced that it is upgrading its collaboration model for online film distribution. The new model includes two distribution models, Cloud Cinema Premiere and Subscription Premiere.
Topic, First Look Entertainment’s streaming service, is now available to customers in the United States on Comcast’s entertainment platforms, including Xfinity X1, Xfinity Flex and XClass TV, as an add-on subscription priced at $5.99 per month.
Unique X is partnering with the Spanish post-production and digital effects company Antaviana, for commercial representation for distribution, hard drive fulfilment, remediation, local support, and exhibitor engagement to further grow the Movie Transit network.
Liquid Media has signed a letter of intent to acquire Digital Cinema United. “With the acquisition of DCU, Liquid inherits DCU’s longstanding position as a company of choice for the entertainment and media industry,” says Liquid Media CEO Ron Thomson. “The services DCU provides are essential to film and TV producers and distributors, engage with clients across every aspect of the supply chain, supercharge our solution engine and further our reach.
The cloud-native media supply chains platform SDVI has announced an ambitious new sustainability program that the company says makes all usage of the Rally media supply chain optimization platform, going back to the beginning of 2021, completely carbon neutral. The program will also ensure that all SDVI customers benefit from permanent, ongoing carbon offsets for all Rally platform usage, including all third-party media applications used as part of a Rally-managed supply chain. Current SDVI customers include Sony Pictures, Funimation, and HBO Studios.
Qube Cinema has introduced the WireTAP Air theatre appliance, a small-form factor device that connects theatres to Qube Wire’s global cloud delivery platform via 5G or 4G mobile networks and allows for the seamless delivery of trailers and advertising DCPs. The company says these options provide an ideal way to connect exhibitors at a significantly lower cost than was previously possible.