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AMC Theatres Boss: ‘We’ve Survived the Corona Crisis’

  • 07.08.2020
  • Variety

AMC Theatres chief Adam Aron defends early VOD deal with Universal and talks about Disney's decision to move "Mulan" to streaming.

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Damien Chazelle Releases Short Film Shot in iPhone in Vertical Display

  • 07.08.2020
  • IndieWire

The "Whiplash" and "La La Land" director has released an experimental short film shot entirely on an iPhone in vertical display.

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Four months since theatres closed, how have south Indian films on OTT done?

  • 07.08.2020
  • The News Minute

Most of the south films that released on OTT platforms directly have received a lukewarm response from viewers, who are spoilt for choice.

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What Does It Cost to Binge-Watch ‘Friends’? That Might Depend on What a Judge Says

  • 07.08.2020
  • The Hollywood Reporter

A battle over California's net neutrality law suddenly heats up after remaining dormant for nearly two years.

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‘Call Me By Your Name’ Producer Says Streamers, Once a Boon for Indies, Are Now as Meddlesome as Studios

  • 07.08.2020
  • IndieWire

Streamers were known for commissioning risky projects that studios would never touch. But Rodrigo Teixeira says they're increasingly acting like studios.

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Aparna Purohit, Amazon Prime Video: ‘We are now developing original content in Tamil and Telugu’

  • 06.08.2020
  • The Hindu

The Head of India Originals at the platform on how they choose scripts using data and instinct, the success of their original content, and why 2020 is a fertile time for creators.

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With ‘Mulan,’ Disney Tests Out Entirely New Early VOD Model

  • 06.08.2020
  • Variety

In another major blow to movie theaters, Disney announced “Mulan” will forgo its planned theatrical release. Instead, the live-action remake is premiering on Disney Plus on Sept. 4 for a premium rental price.

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Roku Userbase Grows to 43 Million Active Accounts

  • 06.08.2020
  • The Hollywood Reporter

Streaming time on its devices grew by 65 percent to 14.6 billion hours.

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California Film Commissioner Colleen Bell Is Optimistic on Production Comeback

  • 06.08.2020
  • Variety

As Hollywood makes slow but steady progress on its reopening, California Film commissioner Colleen Bell is expressing guarded optimism about production resuming — but without any exact date yet.

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Why Indian entertainment in the age of OTT continues to peddle regressive content as feminist dialogue

  • 06.08.2020
  • Firstpost

It is important to credit recreational entertainment for taking steps in the right direction. However, it is equally important to be critical of spaces that are propagating the same regressive narrative they claim to discredit.

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