Facebook and Adjust on the Global App Economy: Gaming and Entertainment Top Growth Verticals

Adjust, the global app marketing platform, released its second global Mobile App Growth Report, in collaboration with Facebook. Charting app growth and retention trends in 2020, the report demonstrates the extraordinary resilience of the app economy, with the strongest growth in APAC, MENA and South America. Gaming is the world's fastest-growing vertical, led by Argentina, while India tops the charts as the fastest-growing region. Using its own Growth Score, Adjust created a global map to highlight mobile app trends…

Jam Filled Entertainment Fast-Tracks Innovation, Collaboration and Creativity With Qumulo

Qumulo, the breakthrough leader in radically simplifying enterprise file data management across hybrid-cloud environments, today announced that Jam Filled Entertainment deployed the Qumulo® File Data Platform to centralize and accelerate its massive animation file stores. Jam Filled Entertainment is a Canadian animation studio based in Ottawa, Ontario. With clients including Nickelodeon and Netflix, Jam Filled helps create premier shows like Bubble Guppies, Casagrandes, Dino Ranch and Final Space. The fast-growing studio…

Qumulo Sees Unprecedented Increase In File Data Created By Global Media & Entertainment Customers

Major studios and networks around the world turn to Qumulo for industry leadership to successfully capture, collaborate and distribute file data Qumulo, the breakthrough leader in radically simplifying enterprise file data management across hybrid-cloud environments, has seen a significant increase in both the file data needs of media and entertainment (M&E) customers and in customer adoption. As global enterprises dramatically accelerate their digital transformation, the company today revealed it is managing more…

Elo Entertainment Debuts TrackLoL

New website provides competitive performance data and analysis for world’s most popular esport Elo Entertainment (“Elo”), the advanced data analytics company best known for Dotabuff, announced today that it has launched TrackLoL, a new website providing analytics for League of Legends (“LoL”), the world’s biggest esport. With millions of fans around the globe, LoL has a huge audience that will benefit from TrackLoL’s advanced statistics, live-match experience, and engaging prediction leaderboards. Marketing…

Wattpad Brand Partnerships Launches Wattpad Brand Originals, a New Branded Entertainment Offering

Wattpad Brand Originals connects brands with Wattpad’s global community of diverse Gen Z writers to create branded TV and film projects As consumers spend more time in ad-free environments, Wattpad Brand Originals allow brands to partner with a new generation of Gen Z creators Wattpad, the global multi-platform entertainment company for original stories and leading social storytelling platform, today announced the launch of Wattpad Brand Originals, a new branded entertainment offering from Wattpad Brand Partnerships. …

Adobe and Entertainment Technology Center Join the Academy Software Foundation

Academy Software Foundation Announces Adobe as a New Premier Member and Entertainment Technology Center@USC as an Associate member The Academy Software Foundation (ASWF), the preeminent foundation for open source software development in the motion picture and media industries, today announced that Adobe has joined the Foundation as a Premier member and Entertainment Technology Center@USC (ETC) has joined as an Associate Member. Marketing Technology News: Stilo International Announces Official Release Of Migrate 4.0 And…

Michael Maas, CEO of AMI Entertainment Network, Joins Vengo Labs as Chairman of the Board

Vengo Labs, the leading placed-based marketing tech platform, that includes a network of interactive kiosks and digital out-of-home (DOOH) screens, today announced the appointment of Michael Maas, the CEO of AMI Entertainment Network, as Chairman of the Board. “Mike is a great addition to the Vengo Board -- he’s an accomplished executive who knows how to scale a business like Vengo, which combines the physical and digital,” noted Brian Shimmerlik, Vengo’s CEO. Marketing Technology…

Viva Entertainment Group Launches a New Marketing Campaign for Monetization and Provides Update to Shareholders

Viva Entertainment Group, Inc, the global entertainment and technology company connecting video content owners and distributors to deliver the world's TV options in all languages on any smart device with a screen, anytime anywhere is pleased to provide a detailed update on corporate highlights and discuss future strategic initiatives. The company announced that, with Vivalivetv having reached a million-plus downloads on Google Play, commencing immediately through June 30th, 2021 Viva has started the new marketing and…

Brilla Media Launches Innovative Branded Latinx Entertainment, Media, and Experiential Platform for Marketers

First-of-its-kind Trifecta of Major Latinx Pop Culture Festivals for L.A., NYC, and Miami are set for Spring, Summer, and Hispanic Heritage Month Brilla’s Proprietary Distribution Platform Guarantees Premium Digital CPE Delivery for Branded Content via Paid, Owned, Earned and Partnerships Brilla unites pioneers of Hispanic social media, pop culture festivals, sports marketing, and press release wire service industries Ralph Paniagua, Manny Ruiz, and Joseph Paniagua, the pioneer founders of the Hispanic social media…

The Changing Contours of the Video Entertainment Landscape Amidst the Lockdown

This year has become a profitable one for the streaming video entertainment ecosystem and ad-supported platforms in particular. In 2020, for the first time, streaming platforms became the #1 place where viewers come for video content, abandoning cable and live TV. Before the pandemic, ad budgets had already started following the viewers, who were gradually moving from linear TV to CTV. But since March, ad money flow has seen especially steady and fast growth. This is partly due to a surge in streaming viewership, which…

Anthem Sports & Entertainment Consolidates Broadcast Channels onto a Single Platform with Qumulo

Media and Entertainment Transforms Patchwork Content into a High-Performance, Highly Effective File Data Platform Company Lowers TCO. Anthem saved over 500 annual labor hours by consolidating 10 channels of broadcast content onto Qumulo, improving security, searchability and data management. Improved performance and reliability. Turbo-charged performance improves the customer experience and enables Anthem to meet tight deadlines with the highest quality work. Gains real-time visibility. With real-time operational…

ONE Entertainment to Acquire VNM USA to Add New Era Digital Marketing Services

VNM USA, the future-obsessed advertising agency specializing in nontraditional marketing strategies, announced that it has reached an agreement to be acquired by ONE Entertainment Group, a Los Angeles based multinational entertainment firm. The move will give ONE Entertainment more ways to offer its clients marketing services with a future focus and further increase the firm's ability to serve existing clients and to expand its client base into emerging markets and underserved new types of tech companies. Marketing…

Tencent Music Entertainment Group Invests in Audio Entertainment Ecosystem to Drive Long-term Growth

Tencent Music Entertainment Group, the leading online music entertainment platform in China, has made significant progress in the long-form audio market in China. As part of a broader strategy to build synergies within its music entertainment ecosystem, long-form audio will continue to be a key focus of TME's strategic growth plan. Long-form audio includes podcasts, audiobooks, Chinese comedy, audio drama, talk shows, among other types of audio programs. As a relatively new area with low market penetration, long-form…

VIZIO and Universal Pictures Home Entertainment Present the Home Entertainment Release of DreamWorks’ THE CROODS: A NEW AGE

VIZIO Provides Millions of SmartCast Users With A Cinematic Experience of The CROODS Highly Anticipated Sequel that You Can Experience in the Comfort of Your Own Home VIZIO, Inc., announced its partnership with Universal Pictures Home Entertainment for the home entertainment release of THE CROODS: A NEW AGE available to own on Digital, Blu-ray and DVD. Audiences can now own the animated DreamWorks film and enjoy it from the comfort of home on their SmartCast TVs beginning Feb 2021. Now fans can enjoy a true cinematic…

Redbox Expands Advertising Capabilities Across Its Entire Entertainment Ecosystem with Screenvision Media

Partnership Bolsters National and Local Advertising Opportunities to Engage Seamlessly with Redbox's More than 40 Million Entertainment Lovers at the Kiosk, Digital, Mobile, Free On Demand, and More Redbox, America's destination for new-release movies and free streaming entertainment, is expanding opportunities for advertising to reach its millions of customers through a partnership with Screenvision Media, a national leader in delivering comprehensive advertising representation services for top-tier theatrical exhibitors,…

Virtually Human Studio Signs Three-Year Agreement With ATARI Boosting Entertainment Experience on the Blockchain

Video game industry pioneer ATARI and entertainment startup Virtually Human Studio (VHS) announce they have signed a three-year deal to further bring the beloved and iconic ATARI brand into blockchain and NFT gaming.  VHS, creators of ZED RUN, a game of skill and strategy built on the Ethereum network, allows players to interact with non-fungible tokens in the form of cryptographically unique racehorses. VHS and ATARI will work together to introduce rare and collectible in-game items designed to reflect ATARI's most…

Loop Insights Appoints Danny Spataro as Sr. Director of Sales, Sports, and Entertainment

Loop Insights to Launch ‘The Loop Experience’ Podcast, Featuring Industry Leaders, Partners, and Technical Experts Loop Insights Inc., a provider of contactless solutions and artificial intelligence (“AI”) to drive real-time insights, enhanced customer engagement, and automated venue management for the brick and mortar space, is pleased to announce that the Company has appointed Danny M Spataro as Sr. Director of Sales, Sports, and Entertainment, effective January 11th. Marketing Technology News: Verint Expands Customer…

StarNews Mobile Inks Deal with Sony Music Entertainment in Africa

StarNews partners with Sony to launch its entertainment network and promote Ivorian talent, monetize content and offer smartphone users with entertainment via its contract with MTN Group Limited operator StarNews Mobile, a Santa Monica based company and mobile video platform allowing celebrities and brands to monetize their fan bases in Africa, announced its partnership with Sony Music Entertainment to promote Ivorian artists and monetize their content. StarNews Mobile is partnered with MTN Group Limited, a South African…

deepdub Launches AI Platform to Revolutionize Global Entertainment Experiences at the Click of a Button

Israeli Startup exits stealth to provide the entertainment industry the ability to localize content into multiple languages at the click of a button deepdub is thrilled to announce the launch of their platform to extend and retain audience experiences for entertainment organizations and content providers. Powered by advanced AI and deep learning technology, deepdub provides the industry the ability to localize content into multiple languages at the click of a button. For decades, the entertainment industry has seen…

fuboTV Adds Premium Entertainment Network EPIX to Programming Lineup

fuboTV has added EPIX, a suite of premium entertainment networks featuring original programming and blockbuster movies, to its live TV streaming platform. Starting today, fuboTV subscribers can stream EPIX’s top entertainment programming, including hit movies, popular film franchises and critically acclaimed original series such as Godfather of Harlem and Pennyworth. EPIX’s programming also includes in-depth docuseries such as NFL: The Grind, a perfect complement to fuboTV’s sports-first offering. NFL: The Grind is…