May 26 2014Welcome to the May 18 2014 Workshop p

first_imgMay 26, 2014Welcome to the May 18. 2014 Workshop participants:from left: Ari Himber [two weeks], Lissa Desbarats [seminar week], Lance Cope [scholarship], Monica Shrager, Melissa Carone, Roxanna Shrager, Zebulon Hornberger [scholarship], and Abeed Lalany from Canada [two weeks].last_img

Dailymotion and Canalplay Infinity in France and H

first_imgDailymotion and Canalplay Infinity in France and Hopster in the UK have acquired 345 hours of kids programming from Canadian vendor Nelvana Enterprises.Video site Dailymotion has bought BEYBLADE: Metal Fusion, BEYBLADE: Metal Masters, BEYBLADE: Metal Fury, BEYBLADE: Shogun Steel, Franklin and a number of Franklin specials.Canal+-owned Canalplay Infinity has taken a package of BEYBLADE: Shogun Steel, Hot Wheels Battle Force 5 and Franklin specials; while kids app service Hopster gets episodes of Babar, Babar and the Adventures of Badou, Little Bear, Maggie and the Ferocious Beast and Max & Ruby.Distributor Nelvana is part of the Canadian media group Corus Entertainment.last_img read more

Stand up comedy VOD platform NextUp has launched

first_imgStand up comedy VOD platform, NextUp, has launched on Amazon Channels in the UK.The service joins the likes of Discovery, Eurosport Player and ITV Hub as part of Amazon’s subscription channels line-up and costs users £3.50 per-month.NextUp launched in 2016 and has since filmed 40 original stand up comedy shows, releasing a new special every week.The service grew out of the ComComedy YouTube channel and live comedy night and was co-founded by former director of comedy at BBC Worldwide, Stuart Snaith.In August NextUp raised £230,000 (€253,000), giving the platform a valuation of £1.5 million, and struck a distribution deal with Virgin Atlantic.Amazon launched its Amazon Channels offering in the UK, Germany and Austria in May, allowing Prime users to add live and on-demand TV as part of their subscription package.last_img read more