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
If Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, and Fandor aren’t satisfying your cinematic cravings, you’re in luck. Turner Classic Movies has partnered with Criterion Collection on FilmStruck, a new subscription-based streaming service which will feature hundreds of contemporary and … [Read more...] about TCM and Criterion Partner on FilmStruck, Streaming Service for Cinephiles
Premium TV service Starz, owned by Lionsgate, is eyeing an expansion of its video streaming service Starz Play Arabia beyond the Middle East and North Africa.The move comes as Starz said Tuesday it has secured $125 million in funding from new and existing … [Read more...] about Starz Play Arabia Streaming Service Eyes Expansion, Gets $125M Funding Round
Showtime is going over the top in Canada, not as a stand-alone streaming service as in the U.S. market, but cord-cutters will now be able to check out the premium cable channel's programming without a cable subscription.New seasons of Showtime series like Billions, Dice and Ray … [Read more...] about Showtime Streaming Service Comes to Canada