Dedicated follower of film: Nollywood produces more films per year than any country bar India
An episode of Shuga, a popular soap opera set in Kenya, is playing on a screen at the offices of iRoko TV – an online platform commonly dubbed the “Netflix of Africa”.
In a corner of the room, facing the rest of the… [Read more on BBC News]
This week Netflix made several announcements regarding their streaming properties that will forever change the shape of video content consumption.
Netflix’s announcement that they had increased their subscriber base this quarter by… [Read more on The Fiscal Times]
Joel McHalem from left, Gillian Jacobs and Jim Rash attend the “Community” panel on Day 1 of Comic-Con International on Thursday, July 24, 2014, in San Diego. INVISION — Photo by Tonya Wise
SAN DIEGO — Just because “Community” is going online to Yahoo doesn’t mean it’s in for a lot of changes.
In fact, creator Dan Harmon says he has… [Read more on The Fresno Bee]
Series An Offshoot Of ‘Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee’
Comedian Jerry Seinfeld has again partnered with OTT service Crackle to develop a series of vignettes tied to… [Read more on MultiChannel]
France has a booming tech scene and an intelligent population that generally enjoys digital products and services. But that doesn’t mean… [Read more on VentureBeat]
Netflix isn’t worried that the large number of competing late night talk shows will hurt its own show with… [Read more on VentureBeat]
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In the second of a series of interviews taking the temperature of African connected entertainment in advance of this year’s… [Read more on IPTV News]
It includes both editorial and branded content
During CNN’s 2014 Upfronts, president Jeff Zucker vowed that the network would be focusing on its… [Read more on AdWeek]
Un exemple de websérie complexe et bien ficelée : “Ulysse”, de Nicolas Nédellec et Émilien Paron.
Les web séries demeurent encore un genre confidentiel qui ne parvient pas à émerger via les circuits traditionnels de diffusion. Intimement liées à internet, elles se révèlent peu à peu comme une contre-…
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With major deals for “South Park” and a new James Patterson show, bidding wars are emerging among the players…
…[Read more on The Hollywood Reporter]
Yahoo spotlights live music to shine on Internet stage. AFP
San Francisco (AFP) – Yahoo’s hopes for renewed stardom on the Internet stage are being pinned on a song.
Make that many songs — performed by popular musicians in real time,… [Read more on Yahoo News]
COMING SOON: In the hunt for premium content, YouTube is reportedly offering studios big money to provide exclusives to the online video site.
YouTube has embarked on a new round of discussions with Hollywood and independent producers to fund premium content, two sources with knowledge of the talks told Reuters, a move that could bolster a three-year-old… [Read more on Stuff]
The Jill Soloway series’ entire first season will debut all at once on Amazon Prime in late September.
Amazon Studios’ Transparent is breaking the rules.From creator Jill Soloway (Six Feet Under, United States of Tara, How to Make it in America), Transparent — which has already received… [Read more on The Hollywood Reporter]
Sam Waterston and Martin Sheen
It reads like a piece of slash fan fiction from the late ’90s- the stars of two shows that ran back to back for years on NBC on Wednesday nights, The West Wing and Law & Order, are set to play a gay couple on a new Netflix series, created by Friends‘ … [Read more on Technology Tell]
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings has confirmed the streaming service has no plans to incorporate sports into its offering despite recently moving into… [Read more on The Drum]
Sean Bean jouant à l’écran le personnage d’Eddard Stark, gouverneur du Nord et seigneur de Winterfell, dans une scène de la série “Game of Thrones” de HBO diffusée en France par la chaîne payante OCS. (c) Nick Briggs/AP/SIPA
Après 4 saisons de guerres impitoyables, la série américaine tient toujours son public en haleine. Une aubaine pour OCS, la chaîne payante d’Orange…
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HBO may be the king of Emmy nominations, but Netflix is fast becoming a threat to the throne.
HBO got 99 of the… [Read more on The Huffington Post]
If your favorite show has a fan base obsessive enough to not only fight for its existence, but to shell out to companies or sponsors to keep it around, it no longer needs to be cancelled. Viewers began understanding that… [Read more on The Street]
In a rare interview, Cindy Holland talks to THR about Netflix viewer habits, why men watch “Orange Is the New Black” with women, which genres she wants to tackle and what factors would lead to a show’s cancellation…
…[Read more on The Hollywood Reporter]
Forgive me, for I have binged.
I have used the two Internet-based video services to which I subscribe — Netflix and Amazon Instant Video — to watch multiple… [Read more on The Huffington Post]
L’arrivée prochaine de Netflix en Europe inquiète pas mal de ses concurrents. Cependant nous ne savons pas encore exactement ce que contiendra…
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House of Cards is amazing – how could it not be? Anything with Kevin Spacey has a good chance of becoming cinematic gold – remember his turn as Keyser Söze in the Usual Suspects. Orange is the New Black cemented… [Read more on Politic365]
Childhood friends Darren Low and Riley Nottingham secured $7500 from Screen Queensland to make We Are Darren and Riley. Photo: Supplied
In an age of diminishing attention spans and demand for mobile content, two enterprising Brisbane actors hope their bite-sized online comedy series will win fans.
Childhood friends… [Read more on The Age]
Annulée par la chaîne américaine NBC en mai dernier, “Community” a finalement été sauvée par l’outsider Yahoo!, qui profite ainsi de la célébrité de la série pour faire…
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Community is getting its sixth season. This fall, it’ll head to Yahoo Screen for a 13-episode run, saving the show after it was canceled by NBC in May. “I am very… [Read more on The Verge]
Ça y est ! Votre websérie est en ligne ! Vous venez de la publier sur le site de partage le plus connu de la planète et ni vous ni moi ne doutons qu’elle sera très bientôt la coqueluche de tous les…[Lire la suite sur Web Séries Mag]