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Steven Soderbergh Wants to Only Shoot Movies on iPhone Now

TheWrap--Director Steven Soderbergh told IndieWire he's a convert from RED cameras to the iPhone, having shot his latest project, "Unsane," on the Apple phone
January 28, 2018 Go to story on TheWrap

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How to buy a high-end camera in 2018

Engadget--A guide to enthusiast-level mirrorless, DSLR and compact cameras that let you shoot like a pro.
March 19, 2018 Go to Engadget

China's Tencent Video Touts 62.5 Million Subscribers - Media Play News

mediaplaynews--Tencent said it surpassed 62.5 million subscribers at the end of February – 18% more than Netflix’s 52.8 million domestic subs at the end of December 2017.
March 19, 2018 Go to mediaplaynews

Amazon Prime Original Series: $100 Million Budgets, Low Viewership Numbers, and More Stats - Report

IndieWire--The first two seasons of “The Man in the High Castle” cost $179 million, and brought in 2.44 million Prime subscribers. Is it worth it?
March 19, 2018 Go to IndieWire

The 25 Greatest Documentaries of All Time

POV's Documentary Blog--We asked fans of POV to help us find the greatest documentaries of all time, and this is what we found.
March 17, 2018 Go to POV's Documentary Blog

TV Guide Magazine Is Still Here, and Is Doing Just Fine - Folio:

Folio:--The former American household staple is riding high thanks to new ownership, and a new focus on TV across all platforms.
March 15, 2018 Go to Folio:

Netflix's Secrets to Success: Six Cell Towers, Dubbing and More

Variety--Even as Netflix establishes itself as a global TV network, it is still very much a tech company at heart.
March 10, 2018 Go to Variety

What an OTT Future Means for Brands

Harvard Business Review--As OTT transforms content distribution and communication, one interesting question is what happens when brands go “over the top”? Disintermediating traditional media pipes to the audience compels brands to maximize ownership of consumer touch points to deliver content, experiences, and products.
March 06, 2018 Go to Harvard Business Review

Netflix VP talks tech and 'choose your own adventure' viewing during visit to Pittsburgh

bizjournals--Netflix is the double helix of entertainment and technology. It’s Hollywood and Silicon Valley.
February 28, 2018 Go to bizjournals

NBC's Jennifer Salke Lands Top Job at Amazon Studios

The Hollywood Reporter--The NBC Entertainment president will exit the company and take over the role previously held by Roy Price.
February 11, 2018 Go to The Hollywood Reporter

Cheap AI is better at removing Henry Cavill's Superman mustache than Hollywood special effects

The Verge--Go ahead and add "digital mustache remover" to the list of jobs killed by AI.
February 08, 2018 Go to The Verge