Worldnow OTT Gateway Creates New TV Platform

Sat, 04/18/2015 - 19:49 -- Nick Dager

Worldnow has announced its Worldnow OTT Gateway product, the company’s first Over-the-Top video distribution platform for end-to-end video distribution. The Worldnow OTT Gateway is a key component of the Worldnow Media Platform, which combines the company’s content management, distribution, and monetization platforms. Content providers can deliver content from any source to any screen, simplifying the process of delivering unified video experiences across all IP-connected devices

Van de Sande Shoots Evil Men Pilot with Varicam 35 4K

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 11:31 -- Nick Dager

Award-winning cinematographer Theo Van de Sande, ASC recently completed his second pilot, CBS’s Evil Men He shot it with Panasonic’s new VariCam 35 4K camera/recorder, which Van de Sande calls “the first 4K offering I feel comfortable with, an absolutely modern camera with tremendous scope, an embracing image, and whose dual native ISOs of 800/5000 will completely change the business.”

Semel Directing The Man in the High Castle for Amazon

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 11:50 -- Nick Dager

David Semel, who directs commercials through Accomplice Media, has a history of directing pilots that become hit television series. In his latest television outing, based on the award-winning Phillip K. Dick novel, The Man in the High Castle, Semel engages in a frightening, but enthralling, game of “What if?” Produced for Amazon by Ridley Scott the story is an alternate history set in the aftermath of World War II; in this telling, the Nazis and their Japanese allies were the victors. Semel directed the pilot, which is currently available through Amazon Prime’s instant video service.


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