One great thing about living in 2016 is access to almost any movie or show at any time. Old-school video rental places could never offer that no matter how hard they tried. When you search for a movie online now, in fact, you get a whole bunch of options for how to watch it … [Read more...] about YouTube’s Paid Streaming Service Announces Its First Original Show, ‘Step Up’
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After two decades at the helm, documentary supremo Nick Fraser has stepped down from his position as editor of BBC Storyville.He is continuing to executive produce and collaborate on various projects (including major new African documentary, Sierra Leone: An Artist’s … [Read more...] about Storyville’s Nick Fraser talks launching doc streaming service Yaddo
LONDON -- U.K. satellite pay TV operator BSkyB, in which Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox owns 39 percent, has reduced the cost to subscribe to its Internet streaming service, NOW TV, to a price close to those charged by rival services Netflix and Amazon's LoveFilm.With the cut, … [Read more...] about BSkyB Cuts Streaming Service Price
As Filmmaker recently reported, on January 1 in the U.S. the federal tax incentive program known as Section 181 expired, with little prospect of resuscitation: although the program benefits high net worth individuals like Donald Trump and his advisors, current … [Read more...] about Will Streaming Services Gain the Right to Show Films without Licensing?
For film lovers of all stripes, the launch this month of FilmStruck, a new streaming service partnership between Turner Classic Movies and the Criterion Channel, is nothing short of a major event. As Netflix tilts more and more towards television and original programming, and … [Read more...] about “Suddenly the World’s Wider, More Exciting, More Engaging”: Criterion’s Peter Becker on the New FilmStruck and Criterion Channel Streaming Service