Amazon Prime Instant Video recently won its first Golden Globe for original series “Transparent,” and tens of millions covet Prime’s free two-day shipping on most e-commerce orders. Yet, more people stream Netflix than Amazon Prime — including the latter’s subscribers, according to new research.
Lionsgate April 9 announced it has partnered with San Diego Comic-Con International for a subscription video-on-demand service that will launch later this year. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Grindstone Entertainment Group April 9 announced it has extended its partnership with Emmett/Furla Films for another 10 lower-budget movies, several of which will be released through the newly launched Lionsgate Premiere label.
Starz April 9 announced the promotion of three communications executives, including Eric Becker to SVP of corporate communications. In addition, Shannon Buck was upped to SVP of programming publicity and Colleen Curtis to SVP of consumer and digital publicity.