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Howard University and Amazon Studios Announce Continuation of Howard Entertainment Program

Howard University and Amazon Studios announced a second year of the Howard Entertainment program, an experience designed to diversify the entertainment industry by creating a pipeline for African-American students and other underrepresented populations to train and study alongside entertainment executives. Applications will open Monday, Sept. 28, with the program set to restart in January 2021, with increased slots available for current Howard students. "The continuation of Howard Entertainment is a testament to the…

Jukin Media Surpasses $25 Million Milestone in Royalty Payments to Everyday Video Creators

The Media Company Paid $1M in Royalty Payments in Q1 2020 as Advertisers and Producers Adjusted to the New Normal Jukin Media, the leader in user-generated entertainment, has reached a new milestone: it has now paid out more than $25M in royalty payments to everyday video creators who have captured something remarkable on camera. As the global pandemic has slowed the entertainment industry to a halt, Jukin has been a go-to resource for producers of TV shows and commercials as user-generated content (UGC) can be used to…

Cinedigm Continues Expansion of Distribution Footprint, Launching Nine Streaming Networks on FreeCast’s SelectTV Service

The Agreement Brings Cinedigm Networks including Bambu, The Bob Ross Channel, Comedy Dynamics, CONtv, CONtv Anime, and more to SelectTV Cinedigm announced today a partnership with North American OTT streaming company FreeCast to bring nine of Cinedigm’s popular streaming networks to FreeCast’s rapidly growing streaming service SelectTV. Operated by next-generation television provider FreeCast, SelectTV makes it easier than ever to watch TV Shows, Movies, Events, and more online by organizing all of the web's entertainment…

Sanwire Corporation Completes Acquisition of Music Label, Art is War Records

Sanwire Corporation, a diversified company focused on technologies for the entertainment industry, and its wholly owned subsidiary Intercept Music, Inc. ("Intercept") announced that it has completed the acquisition of North Carolina-based Art is War Records ("AIW Records"). AIW Records is a record label with distribution, marketing, and sales services. Focused on independent artists, AIW Records offers the expertise, infrastructure, and scalability of a big label, delivered with personal attention and support. Services…

Extreme Reach Production Solutions Names Lisa Gewirtz Director of Marketing and Relationships

ER Production Solutions, the division of Extreme Reach that provides payroll, accounting and labor relations for production casts and crews across the entertainment industry, announced that Lisa Gewirtz has joined the company as Director of Marketing and Relationships. Gewirtz is well-known to her large network of industry contacts as a connector of people and an industry veteran with a passion for growing the community of entertainment production accountants and helping build careers. After more than 25 years at…