Archive for category: video

Helen Jonsen Named General Manager, Zazoom Studios
/ March 24, 2015 10:13 am
Helen Jonsen Named General Manager, Zazoom Studios

Zazoom Media Group, parent company of the highly successful web, mobile and connected TV video brand Buzz60, today announced the appointment of Helen Jonsen as its new General Manager of Zazoom Studios. Working out of ZMG’s NY headquarters, Jonsen will oversee production of more than 400 video episodes per month in multiple languages, with over 50 million total monthly views. Production includes both ZMG owned-and-operated brands as well as custom/on-demand content for a growing roster of clients. Read More

‘Cake’ Producer Kristin Hahn Launches Production Company Hahnscape
/ March 23, 2015 11:42 am
‘Cake’ Producer Kristin Hahn Launches Production Company Hahnscape

Variety reports "'Cake' producer Kristin Hahn has launched her own production company Hahnscape Entertainment, which will be based in Los Angeles and will focus on acquiring rights to and developing literary material where she will write and produce." . Read More

Not dead yet: Eric Schmidt says reports of Google Glass’ death are premature
/ March 23, 2015 11:42 am
Not dead yet: Eric Schmidt says reports of Google Glass’ death are premature

VentureBeat reports "Whether you loved Google Glass or just loved to hate it, here’s some good news for you. In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, Google chairman Eric Schmidt said that the company is still hard at work perfecting its wearable, calling it a “big and fundamental platform for Google.” . Read More

AOL Taps FourthWall Data For Ad Targeting
/ March 23, 2015 11:42 am
AOL Taps FourthWall Data For Ad Targeting

Multichannel reports "AOL said it has struck an expanded licensing deal with FourthWall Media that will enable it to tap into second-by-second set-top box for targeted TV advertising." . Read More

March Madness and the Limits of New TV Channel Packages
/ March 23, 2015 11:42 am
March Madness and the Limits of New TV Channel Packages

Variety reports "There’s a set of rituals that accompanies my preparations to watch March Madness on TV each year: tuning in CBS’ “Selection Show,” filling in my brackets to predict who will win, and looking up my cable operator’s channel listings to figure out where on earth TruTV is on the dial.". Read More

Amazon’s Twitch is a sleeping giant of media
/ March 20, 2015 10:52 am
Amazon’s Twitch is a sleeping giant of media

Digiday reports "Twitch might not yet be a household name, but that could quickly change as the Amazon-owned video platform starts to add to its media credentials." . Read More

Box Office: ‘Insurgent’ Launches with $4.1 Million in Latenight U.S. Shows
/ March 20, 2015 10:52 am
Box Office: ‘Insurgent’ Launches with $4.1 Million in Latenight U.S. Shows

Variety reports "Lionsgate’s “The Divergent Series: Insurgent” has opened impressively with $4.1 million in Thursday-night showings in the U.S.". Read More

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