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mSpot Bows Movie Subscription Service    15 Apr, 2011

News By: Erik Gruenwedel

Mobile entertainment company mSpot.com April 15 launched a loyalty program that allows members to rent new release movies at discounted prices on portable devices, including the iPad, iPhone, Android, tablets, connected TVs, PC/Macs and related smartphones.More>>

Industry Works for Better High-Def 3D Broadcasts    15 Apr, 2011

News By: Chris Tribbey

The current infrastructure cable, satellite and VOD providers employ was never meant to send 3D images, and current 3D broadcasts can’t deliver 1080p high-def content in 3D, according to Philip Corriveau, principal engineer for Intel and chair of the 3D@Home Consortium’s Human Factors Steering...More>>

Studios, Cable Bow ‘Push It’ VOD Campaign    15 Apr, 2011

News By: Erik Gruenwedel

Hollywood studios and cable operators have launched a marketing campaign aimed at convincing consumers to purchase transactional video-on-demand (VOD) movie rentals through their televisions.More>>

Magnolia Bows VOD Movies Prior to Theatrical Release    14 Apr, 2011

News By: Erik Gruenwedel

Magnolia Pictures has quietly begun offering select video-on-demand movies to cable, satellite and telecommunication operators 30 days before their slated theatrical launch.More>>

Indie Distributor Inks YouTube Streaming Deal    14 Apr, 2011

News By: Erik Gruenwedel

GoDigital Media Group April 14 said it signed a distribution deal with YouTube enabling it to distribute independent movies and TV shows on the Google-owned social media website’s new content channel platform.More>>

Physical Game Sales Down in March    14 Apr, 2011

News By: Billy Gil

After total U.S. video game sales rose in February versus the same month of 2010, they were down in March to $1.53 billion, from $1.58 billion in March 2010, a 4% loss, according to research firm The NPD Group.More>>

Time Warner Cable Has Free TCM Movies On-demand    14 Apr, 2011

News By: Billy Gil

Time Warner Cable, an official sponsor of the TCM Classic Film Festival, in April makes five films available for free on-demand to its digital customers.More>>

Sony Teams with Warner for DVD on Demand    13 Apr, 2011

News By: Chris Tribbey

Select, classic catalog titles from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment now are available via the Warner Archive Collection DVD manufactured-on-demand service, Sony and the Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group announced.More>>

Cuban: YouTube Videos Akin to Walmart ‘Bargain Bin’    13 Apr, 2011

News By: Erik Gruenwedel

YouTube’s domination of online video consumption remains impressive in every data metric except marketing relevance, said Mark Cuban, outspoken owner of HDNet, Landmark Theatres, Magnolia Pictures and the Dallas Mavericks, in a blog post.More>>

Premium VOD: Will Studios Blink First?    12 Apr, 2011

News By: Erik Gruenwedel

Following another underwhelming weekend box office, studios and theater operators appear resolute on a faceoff in the coming weeks over premium video-on-demand (VOD) – a standoff some observers believe studios will back away from.More>>