Thursday 7.11: News to Know

/ Jul 11, 2013

VIS-News2Know

CNE_large__130430203247-275x275

Conde Nast Adds Vanity Fair to Network Lineup

Conde Nast Entertainment has launched an original programming channel for Vanity Fair, the company’s latest addition to its growing digital video network. Previously, CNE launched destinations for GQ, Glamour, Wired, and Vogue.

VideoInk http://bit.ly/176qvWW

MediaPost http://bit.ly/1brq251

The Wrap http://bit.ly/12ZLF8W

Variety http://bit.ly/15j6v1N

 

Streaming Video News

Amazon Wins Streaming Rights To Miramax Films Including ‘Pulp Fiction’

What do they call a Quarter Pounder with cheese in France? Amazon Prime subscribers will be able to find out beginning today after it expanded a non-exclusive licensing deal with Miramax, originally struck in 2011.

Deadline http://bit.ly/130zIeS

Variety http://bit.ly/176pw94

THR http://bit.ly/12rzyNv

The Wrap http://bit.ly/1dkgN4N

Taryn Southern Stars in New Romantic Series From Andrew Jenks

Andrew Jenks, the filmmaker behind “World of Jenks” on MTV, is launching a new web series today about the realities of being a twenty-something and dating in New York. If that sounds like a road already traveled by many, many filmmakers, you’re not wrong. But give Jenks credit for what appears to be a fresh format: he’s going to tell a love story by juxtaposing what happens in fantasy (read: movieland) and what happens in real life.

VideoInk http://bit.ly/1327BA7

‘Orange Is the New Black’ Stars Say Netflix Is the New TV

While some actors might have balked at doing a series for a platform less experienced in distributing original content than a cable or broadcast TV network, the cast members and creator of the women’s prison-set drama told The Hollywood Reporter at the show’s premiere that they were thrilled to be part of Netflix’s new era.

THR http://bit.ly/1dkflzn

USA Treats ‘Royal Pains’ Fans to Companion Web Series

USA Network is launching a five-part web series tied to its original TV series, “Royal Pains.” “Royal Pains” stars Mark Feuerstein, Paulo Costanzo, Reshma Shetty, Ben Shenkmen, and Brooke D’Arsay. Focusing on a doctor (Feuerstein) and his brother (Costanzo) who run a medical concierge service for rich people in the Hamptons, the series began its fifth season on June 12.

VideoInk http://bit.ly/12Gse1q

 

Digital Disruption

Awkward in Sun Vallery: Moguls Mingle While Old Media Struggles Through ‘Transition’

At Sun Valley, the likes of Bewkes, Murdoch and Hirai will have the opportunity to sip cocktails with Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, Netflix’s Reed Hastings, and IAC’s Barry Diller — men who are streaming, sharing and in the process pushing the older forms of media into new ways of doing business. Whether they like it or not.

The Wrap http://bit.ly/1acleig

 

The Haps With Apps

Instagram Debuts Video Embeds, Could Alter Publishing Habits 

Instagram today made its three-weeks-old videos feature embeddable, giving publishers and marketers another option to Twitter Vine, YouTube and Vimeo when it comes to making content more multimedia. In other words, anybody can now grab an Instagram video or photo and post it on their own website, app or other digital platform.

AdWeek http://bit.ly/13DhUOh

Opera’s TV Snap Lets Content Owners Turn Online Videos into Smart TV Apps

Opera Software, the Norwegian company mostly known for its mobile and desktop browser products, today announced the launch of new cloud technology that helps publishers transform online videos from Dailymotion and other places into apps for connected TVs. The technology, dubbed TV Snap, is meant to enable said transformation of videos in to ‘smart TV’ apps in 60 seconds or less, at zero cost.

TNW http://tnw.co/16ueoAG

 

Aereo Updates

Aereo Slapped With Copyright Suit By Boston ABC Affilate

At this rate there could be more Aereo lawsuits than subscribers. The Barry Diller-backed streaming video provider has been taken to court by another broadcaster this week as Hearst-owned Boston ABC affiliate WCVB-TV filed a copyright infringement complaint against Aereo on Tuesday in Massachusetts federal court.

Deadline http://bit.ly/12ilqHx

THR http://bit.ly/12mLJ2E

 

Media News

Blip Brings Mohney Over from Tumblr for New Senior Role

The digital video network is expanding its senior executive team, with the announcement that longtime media, publishing, and tech vet Chris Mohney is joining Blip in the newly created role of vice president of programming. Mohney departed Tumblr in April, where he served as the blogging network’s editor-in-chief.

VideoInk http://bit.ly/176qmCM

The Wrap http://bit.ly/175gjhg

AdWeek http://bit.ly/11FsGCm

University Internet TV service Tivli raises $6 million to expand

Tivli, a Boston start-up that provides an Internet TV service for university students, has closed a $6.3 million round of funding to fuel its expansion to more campuses. Venture capital firm New Enterprise Associates led the Series A financing round, joined by Felicis Ventures and Rho Ventures, Tivli saidWednesday. Tivli gives students access to live and on-demand television through Internet-connected devices, including smartphones and tablets.

LA Times http://lat.ms/10CePu0

 

Creator Profiles

Business of Beauty: Welcome to Kandeeland

Often, success in this brave new digital and social world seems directly proportionate to how mean or “snarky” a personality can be. (Think news sites like Gawker, the ruthless annals of Reddit, or the Twitter accounts of any one of Bravo’s Real Housewives). Which is why YouTube beauty sensation and makeup artist Kandee Johnson is such a breath of fresh air. There’s absolutely no snark in her makeup tutorials, hairstyle how-tos, or product reviews.

VideoInk http://bit.ly/13DoCUt

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,


GoProTsunami_Videoink_300x250

GoPro Ready To Tackle Both Product & Platform in 2016, Says...

 
BrandedTVLogo_VideoInk_300x250

The Rise Of Live Branded Content At New York Fashion Week

 
All Def Movie Awards

And the Award for Best Bad Muh F**ka Goes to All Def Digital...

 
Pokemon YouTube AdBlitz

The Big Game is Over – YouTube Names AdBlitz Winners

 
Industry Tickets Selling Fast!
Click above to lock in your registration for VidCon 2015!
 
Project Greenlight Digital Studios

Project Greenlight Digital Studios Names Advisory Board

 
Rabih Gholam Studio 71

Studio71 Hires Ryan Seacrest Prods.’ Rabih Gholam to Head...

 
GraceAndStyle_Videoink_300x250

Grace Helbig’s book “Grace and Style” Hits Top...

 
Glove and Boots Bento Box Entertainment

New Digital Studio Served Up by ‘Bob’s...

 
Epoxy

Epoxy Enables Instant Video Replies to Fan Comments Via Mobile App

 
Hayu NBCUniversal

NBCUniversal to Launch Reality TV SVOD Service Hayu in U.K.,...

 
AT&T Lab Grace Helbig

Grace Helbig Joins Influencers in AT&T Hello Lab Mobile...

 
FuboTVlogo

How FuboTV Plans to Be the Virtual MVPD for Sports Fans,...

 
Cut_Logo_300x250_VideoInk

Meet Cut — Gunpowder & Sky’s First Big Video...

 
Fishman

Digital Video Vets Launch Excellerate Advisory Firm

 
Jaclyn Glenn Streamup

Streamup Signs YouTube’s Favorite Atheist Jaclyn Glenn

 
Tom Cassell Syndicate Legends of Gaming Endemol Beyond

Syndicate (a.k.a. Tom Cassell) to host ‘Legends of...

 
Thunderbirds Are Go Amazon

‘Thunderbirds Are Go’ for Amazon for Four 13-Episode...

 
Beat Bugs Netflix

Beatles Songs Backing Animated Insects in Netflix Series...

 
YouTube Money

Brands Aside, Political Ads Top YouTube’s Advertising...

 
Foursome YouTube Red

YouTube Red Reveals Two New Originals, Teases Next Batch of Premieres

 
Fuller House

The FullerHouse Trailer is Here!

 
Digital Entertainment World DEW

Start-Ups Face Off at Digital Entertainment World

 
Joking Hazard Explosm Entertainment

Explosm Entertainment and Studio71 Go Kickstarter Route with...

 
Ricky Dillon Follow Me Keywords Press

Ricky Dillon Joins YouTube Literary Movement with ‘Follow...

 
MTV Snapchat Discover

Viacom Pacts with Snapchat for MTV Discover Channel and Ad Sales

 
Mozart in the Jungle

Amazon Renews ‘Mozart in the Jungle’ for Season 3

 
In Awe of You by AwesomenessTV Dress Macy's

AwesomenessTV Launches Fashion Line with Macy’s and Tie-In...

 
Studio71

Studio71 Opens Canadian Cooking Studio, Signs Domestic Geek and...

 
Horace and Pete Louis C.K. Steve Buscemi

Louis C.K. Releasing Series Direct-to-Digital Series as He Shoots It

 
Puppymonkeybaby Mountain Dew Super Bowl 50

Puppymonkeybaby Dominates Game Day Online Ad Competition, But...

 
Bryan Lanning

How Bryan Lanning Turned a Family Vlog into Pop Music Success

 
Heinz Ad Super Bowl 50

Try Our Super Bowl 50 Branded Video Sample Platter

 
Joe Montana Bay Area or Bust Super Bowl

How Brands Are Breaking the Internet with Super Bowl Videos

 
BrandedTVLogo_VideoInk_300x250

The Collision of Branded Content and Pro Sports

 
Orange is the New Black

Netflix Triples Down on ‘Orange is the New Black’

 
YouTube AdBlitz Jake and Amir

YouTube Reveals Top Trending Super Bowl Ads

 
mitu

Mitú Uses Influence Among Latino Millennials for Political Push

 
andy_milonakis

Andy Milonakis Signs Exclusive Live Stream Deal with Streamup

 
Univision Creator Network

Univision Creator Network Adds YouTuber Josh Leyva and...

 
BroadbandTV BBTV

Take That, Maker Studios! BroadbandTV Now Biggest Multi-Platform...