Screenshot from FilmDoo
A new London based start-up is bidding to bring popular independent movies to the small screen with a new platform to discover and watch films which are often never seen outside their country of origin.
FilmDoo’s platform at www.filmdoo.com is devoted to helping people discover, share and watch independent and international films. Users can stream movies online, get suggestions and… [Read more on IPTV News]
Doctor Who, Deep Breath (image, BBC)
Anyone keeping even half an eye on media trends in the last few years will be aware of the terms ‘event television’ and ‘second screening’. Television has always been social, but the twenty-first century has seen social groups remaining connected around the world through… [Read more on Forbes]
It took a long time to get going, but streaming music is finally mainstream. It’s a business, too, generating more than $1 billion a year.
That sounds like good news for the music labels, which have been waiting for digital music… [Read more on Re/Code]
Above: To-Fu Fury has an Amazon-specific gameplay dynamic that could be demonstrated on Twitch.
When it launched, Amazon.com was media (a Website) being used to sell media (books) in a way that other media, like catalogs and home shopping channels, could not match. Since then, Amazon has gone on to sell just about anything that can be shipped and has… [Read more on VentureBeat]
A new Chicago, Illinois-based network called Vibrant TV is launching a 24-hour channel in the US. Available through satellite provider Galaxy 23, the new channel specializes in international content, providing programs in English from broadcasters and producers around the world.
Fully ad-supported, the network features a… [Read more on Kidscreen]