Archive for category: deals

Neal H Moritz Extends First-Look Deal At Columbia Pictures
/ January 14, 2015 11:44 am
Neal H Moritz Extends First-Look Deal At Columbia Pictures

Deadline reports " Original Film’s Neal H Moritz has renewed his first-look development and production deal with Columbia Pictures until 2019, extending his relationship with the Sony Pictures studio that began in 1997 when he produced I Know What You Did Last Summer.". Read More

Is Google using YouTube to tighten its grip on ad tech?
/ January 5, 2015 8:56 am
Is Google using YouTube to tighten its grip on ad tech?

Digiday reports "Last October, consumer-packaged goods giant Mondelēz International struck what it termed its largest-ever digital media deal with Google." . Read More

ITV Invests In Ex-Maker CEO’s Zealot Networks
/ December 22, 2014 8:32 am
ITV Invests In Ex-Maker CEO’s Zealot Networks

Deadline reports "Continuing its spending spree in the U.S., the UK’s ITV has completed its third Stateside digital investment deal this year. The broadcaster has taken leading position in a strategic funding round undertaken by Zealot Networks." . Read More

Hulu Reaches Content Deal For FX Original Series
/ December 18, 2014 11:01 am
Hulu Reaches Content Deal For FX Original Series

Broadcasting & Cable reports "Hulu will stream seasons of several FX Networks’ series as part of a major distribution deal with Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution, the over-the-top streaming service announced Thursday." . Read More

Lionsgate Sought Deal Talks With Sony Hacked Emails Reveal
/ December 17, 2014 9:03 am
Lionsgate Sought Deal Talks With Sony Hacked Emails Reveal

Deadline reports "Lionsgate execs wanted to meet Sony CEO Kazuo Hirai and “toss around ideas about a possible merger or acquisition,” according to an August 20 email from Sony Corp. of America President Nicole Seligman to her boss, SCA chief Michael Lynton, Reuters reports.". Read More

Oculus VR acquires Nimble VR and 13th Lab
/ December 12, 2014 9:07 am
Oculus VR acquires Nimble VR and 13th Lab

GamesIndustry.biz reports "We went to see Nimble VR's hand-tracking tech back in November and we were impressed by what we saw. It seems Oculus VR agrees, because they've just acquired the company.". Read More

Adobe acquires stock photo giant Fotolia for $800 million in cash
/ December 12, 2014 9:07 am
Adobe acquires stock photo giant Fotolia for $800 million in cash

VentureBeat reports "Buried within its fourth quarter earnings report, creative technologies company Adobe today revealed that it plans to acquire Fotolia, a stock photo site which hosts 34 million images and videos, for $800 million in cash." . Read More

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