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TOHO and IMAX Announce Historic Five-Picture Slate Agreement in Japan

Japan-based TOHO, a film, theater production, and distribution company, and Canadian-American entertainment technology company IMAX has announced a slate deal to release five current and forthcoming TOHO films on IMAX screens. The deal will expand both the companies’ longstanding partnership across distribution and exhibition. It also marks IMAX’s biggest slate deal to date with a film studio outside Hollywood. The terms of the deal shall run to at least 2021 and include three future films to be confirmed. As of October,…

Amazon Music and Twitch Partner to Combine Live Streaming With On-Demand Listening

For the first time, artists across the globe will be able to connect live with Amazon Music’s more than 55 million customers through Twitch, providing music fans with the best live in-app experience possible, and further engagement with an artist’s recorded catalog Amazon Music and Twitch have partnered to announce the incorporation of Twitch’s live streaming functionality into the Amazon Music app, enabling fans to engage with artists in brand-new ways and move seamlessly between live streams and recorded music.…

MediaLink Hires Kathleen Saxton, Founder of London-Based Talent Advisory Firm The Lighthouse, to Expand European Footprint

MediaLink, an Ascential company, announced that Kathleen Saxton will join the advisory firm as Executive Vice President and Managing Director on 1 September to lead and expand its European operations. Based in London, she will report to Michael Kassan, Chairman and CEO of MediaLink. Saxton’s remit will be wide-ranging, spanning business growth, agency selection, talent advisory and strategic consulting. Saxton brings to MediaLink more than twenty years of sales, marketing, media and executive search experience, spanning a…

NAB Show Launches NAB Amplify, Serving Global Media and Entertainment Community

Year-Round Digital Platform Supports Networking, Discovery, Education and Commerce NAB Show, the world's leading convention for media, entertainment and technology professionals, is launching NAB AmplifyTM, a dynamic year-round digital platform designed to extend the impact of NAB Show throughout the year by providing opportunities for networking, discovery and education. Launching in November 2020, NAB Amplify will engage and grow the global NAB Show community through an innovative and interactive online experience.…

MetaMedia, Velocity And Pixelogic Announce “MVP” Partnership

MetaMedia, Velocity and Pixelogic are proud to announce MVP, a groundbreaking partnership between these three industry leaders that will deliver next generation solutions, streamlined workflows and reduced cost in relation to creation and delivery of content direct to theatres around the world. Harnessing the combined capabilities of each partner, MVP brings an unparalleled end-to-end solution to improve how DCPs, KDMs, and cinema advertising are produced and distributed over managed internet connections directly to…

TiVo Names Dave Shull as President and CEO and Provides Improved Business Outlook

Dave Shull Brings Significant Operational and Industry Experience to Implement Previously Announced Strategic Direction Raghu Rau To Assume Role of Vice Chair of the BoardCompany Expecting Solid Second Quarter Financial Results and Raises Fiscal 2019 Expectations TiVo Corporation, a global leader in entertainment technology and audience insights, announced that its Board of Directors unanimously elected Dave Shull to the position of president and CEO and a member of the Board of Directors, effective May 31, 2019. Interim…

TiVo Integrates Demographic Attributes, Ad Airings, and Mobile Devices into TV Viewership Data Product, Helping Connect the Media and…

TV Viewership Data Incorporates Kantar, Drawbridge Data, and Premium Demographic Attributes to Deliver Robust Partner-Agnostic Solutions to Market TiVo Corporation, a global leader in entertainment technology and audience insights, announced that its TV Viewership Data product is being expanded to include Kantar ad occurrences, Drawbridge’s Identity Graph and premium demographic attributes; giving TiVo customers an expanded data offering with more flexibility to meet the ever-changing needs of the market. “Household-level…

TiVo Launches CubiTV for Android TV

New Service Simplifies the Android TV Journey for Operators and Enables Them to Deliver Hybrid Television Entertainment to Subscribers TiVo Corporation, a global leader in entertainment technology and audience insights, announced the launch of TiVo’s CubiTV for Android TV. CubiTV for Android TV is a modular, cost-effective, easy to deploy, pre-integrated solution that enables operators to seamlessly begin their journey with Android TV Operator Tier and leverage the ecosystem benefits. TiVo will publicly demonstrate CubiTV…