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Photo Flash: Inside Chapman University's Dodge College of Film & Media Art's 15th Annual WOMEN IN FOCUS Conference
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

Chapman University's Dodge College of Film and Media Arts welcomed a crowd over 400 people to its 15th annual Women in Focus Conference on Friday, April 11 in the Folino Theater in Marion Knott Studios on the Chapman campus. Scroll down to see some photos from the event! (more...)

VIZIO Celebrates Moms, Launching 'This One's For Mom' Contest, Rewarding A Special Mom With Ultimate Mother's Day Gift
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

IRVINE, Calif., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ VIZIOAmerica's #1 Smart TV 1and Sound Bar company 2 in partnership with Walmart, announced today the 'This One's For Mom' contest, giving family members the chance to pay tribute to their moms this Mother's Day. People across the country are encouraged to visit www.VIZIO.com/mom to upload a video or photo nominating their mom and sharing their personal story of appreciation. The mom recognized in the winning submission will receive a VIZIO Home Theater Gift Package. Entries can be submitted now through April 22 nd. Consumers are then invited to help VIZIO determine winners by voting for their favorite story from April 23 rd through April 30 th. (more...)

SHREK THE MUSICAL Heads to Children's Theatre Company, Beg. 4/22
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

Acclaimed director Peter Rothstein (Cabaret, Theatre Latte? Da) will bring a magnetic Shrek the Musical to life on CTC's UnitedHealth Group Stage beginning April 22. With a seasoned cast including Reed Sigmund, Autumn Ness and Ansa Akyea, incredible scenic and costume designs, choreography by Michael Matthew Ferrell and Tony-nominated music, Shrek is an ogre-sized musical with an equally big soul, sure to delight everyone from the very young to the young at heart. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Final Trailer for DreamWorks HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2
by Movies News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

Dreamworks Animation has released the final full-length trailer for HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2, opening in theaters on June 13. (more...)

IMAX Sells 20 Percent Stake In IMAX China To Strategic Chinese Investors
by BWW News Desk - Apr 08, 2014

NEW YORK, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX; TSX:IMX) today announced the investment in its Greater China business by CMC Capital Partners (CMC), China's leading investment fund that is run by Ruigang Li and focused on media and entertainment, and FountainVest Partners (FountainVest), a leading China-focused private equity firm. The investment provides for the sale and issuance of 20 percent of the shares in IMAX China (Holding), Inc., with the intent of further strengthening IMAX's competitive position in China. (more...)

Lea Michele Eyeing Role In New Bollywood Musical With Score By Rahman & Schwartz
by Pat Cerasaro - Apr 05, 2014

Broadway headliner and GLEE breakout star Lea Michele is circling a role in a brand new animated musical in the Bollywood style from ENCHANTED director Kevin Lima, featuring songs by BOMBAY DREAMS composer A.R. Rahman and WICKED composer/lyricist Stephen Schwartz. (more...)

JumpStart Raises $13 Million in Venture Debt Led by Hercules Technology Growth Capital
by BWW News Desk - Apr 03, 2014

JumpStart (also known as Knowledge Adventure), a pioneering educational game developer that publishes entertaining and award-winning mobile and web products for children, announced today that it has raised $13 million in debt financing led by Hercules Technology Growth Capital, Inc. (NYSE: HTGC), the leading specialty finance company focused on providing senior secured loans to venture capital-backed companies in technology-related markets. (more...)

Brenda Freeman Joins DreamWorks Animation as Head of Television Marketing
by TV News Desk - Apr 01, 2014

Former Turner Animation Chief Marketing Officer Brenda Freeman will join Dreamworks Animation as the studio's new head of television marketing. Freeman, whose extensive experience in kids television includes marketing strategy and vision for Turner's top-ranked station Cartoon Network, will spearhead global marketing efforts for DreamWorks' growing TV business. (more...)

Fuhu Inc. and Simon Property Group Launch Interactive 'Do-seums' in Simon Malls Nationwide
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2014

EL SEGUNDO, CA -  Fuhu, Inc., creator of the award-winning nabi® tablet the world's first Android tablet built just for kids today announced a strategic alliance with Simon® Property Group, a global leader in retail real estate, to bring kids a revolutionary destination of experiential learning and discovery to Simon Malls® throughout the U.S. The nabi Doseum™ ('Do-seum') is an interactive exhibit that leverages technology to engage children and families to connect purposeful play and learning through multi-sensory, educational and entertaining experiences. The nabi Doseum will be a centrally located inside Simon Malls to encourage children to interact, explore and discover through immersive hands-on experience with technology. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - DreamWorks HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2
by Movies News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

Dreamworks Animation has released a new short new clip from HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2, opening in theaters on June 13. (more...)

CTC Extends SHREK Through 6/15
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

Overwhelming early popularity and a Twin Cities All-Star cast has led to strong ticket sales for Shrek the Musical, prompting a one-week extension to the run. Shrek the Musical is based on the Dreamworks Animation Motion Picture and the book by William Steig with music by Jeanine Tesori and book and lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire. Peter Rothstein directs the production, which runs for all ages April 22 through June 15. (more...)

Fuhu Inc. Names Peter V. Coleman Chief Financial Officer
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2014

EL SEGUNDO, CA - Fuhu, Inc., creator of the award-winning nabi® tablet the world's first Android tablet built just for kids announced today the appointment of Peter V. Coleman, as Chief Financial Officer effective immediately. Mr. Coleman, who brings over 20 years of financial management and investment banking experience focused on technology companies, will report directly to Jim Mitchell, Fuhu's CEO. (more...)

Licensing Expo Entertains the Industry
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2014

LOS ANGELES, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Entertainment and character brands are worth more than $104 billion at retail, with licensed products capturing more than $230 billion in total retail sales. This summer, world renowned brands such as a Doctor Who, Star Trek, Plants vs. Zombies, Pokemon, Dr. Seuss, Barbie, Transformers, Power Rangers, Angry Birds, SpongeBob SquarePants, The Simpsons and many more will be on display at Licensing Expo 2014. Scheduled for June 17-19 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nev., the trade show, organized by Advanstar Licensing, connects more than 15,000 licensees, manufacturers and retailers with the industry's most recognizable intellectual properties. Eighty percent of the top global retailers attend in search of exclusive partnerships. (more...)

Little Orbit to Publish How to Train Your Dragon 2 video games based on the upcoming film from DreamWorks Animation
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2014

SANTA ANA, Calif., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Little Orbit, a worldwide video game publisher, has entered a licensing agreement with Dreamworks Animation to bring the How to Train Your Dragon 2 video game to major platforms this summer. Inspired by How to Train Your Dragon 2, the sequel to the wildly popular 3-D animated feature film from Dreamworks Animation, the game will feature all of the high-flying fire-breathing action and epic adventure that comes along with becoming the ultimate dragon hero! The game will release in June to coincide with the film's debut. (more...)

JumpStart's School of Dragons' Now on Android for Seamless Multiplatform Gameplay
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2014

TORRANCE, Calif., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ JumpStart is proud to announce the School of Dragons game has just launched on the Android platform and is now available in Google Play and Amazon app stores for Android-powered tablets. The app adds to the game's existing, robust platform portfolio which includes an iPad app, Facebook game, and web browser game. (more...)

Netflix Announces 3 Original Series from DreamWorks Animation; Sets Debut for New 'Turbo FAST' Episodes
by TV News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

Netflix announced today that Puss in Boots, Madagascar's King Julien and VeggieTales are coming with new original series and that new episodes of 'Turbo FAST' are launching on April 4. (more...)

DreamWorks Animation Pushes Release for MR. PEABODY & SHERMAN to March 7, 2014
by BWW News Desk - Mar 06, 2014

Dreamworks Animation SKG, Inc. (DWA) today announced that, at the recommendation of its distributor, Twentieth Century Fox, it has decided to change the domestic theatrical release date for Mr. Peabody & Sherman to March 7, 2014. The film had previously been scheduled for release on November 1, 2013. Me & My Shadow, which had previously been scheduled for release in March of 2014, will now return to development at the studio. (more...)

Global Broadcasting and Cable TV Market 2012-2016
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2014

LONDON, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Global Broadcasting and Cable TV Market 2012-2016TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Broadcasting and Cable TV market to grow at a CAGR of 5.28 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing amount of TV advertising. The Global Broadcasting and Cable TV market has also been witnessing the increasing use of interactive TV. However, the increasing penetration of internet TV could pose a challenge to the growth of this market. TechNavio's report, the Global Broadcasting and Cable TV Market 2012-2016, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market in the Americas, Europe, the APAC and MEA regions; it also covers the Global Broadcasting and Cable TV market landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.The key vendors dominating this space include British Broadcasting Corp., British Sky Broadcasting Group plc, Time Warner Inc., Viacom Inc., and Vivendi SA.The other vendors mentioned in this report are 5th Avenue Channel Corp., AMC Networks Inc., Cablevision Systems Corp., Coinstar Inc., Comcast Corp., Discovery Communication Inc., DISH Network Corp., Dreamworks Animation SKG Inc., Emmis Communications Corp., Gray Television Inc., INTERNET TV plc, Liberty Media Corp., Lions Gate Entertainment Corp., Netflix Inc., News Corp., SBS Broadcasting SA, The Walt Disney Co., and UnitedGlobalCom Inc.Key questions answered in this report:What will the market size be in 2016 and what will be the growth rate?What are key market trends?What is driving this market?What are the challenges to market growth?Who are the key vendors in this market space?What are the market opportunities and threats faced by key vendors?What are the strengths and weaknesses of each of these key vendors?You can request one free hour of our analyst's time when you purchase this market report. Details provided within the report.01. Executive Summary02. List of Abbreviations03. Introduction04. Market Research MethodologyMarket Research ProcessResearch DesignResearch Methodology05. Scope of the ReportMarket OverviewProduct Offerings06. Market Landscape06.1 Market Size and Forecast06.2 Five Forces Analysis07. Market Segmentation07.1 Global Broadcasting and Cable TV Market-Segmentation by Products07.2 TV AdvertisingMarket Size and Forecast07.3 TV SubscriptionMarket Size and Forecast07.4 TV License/Public FundsMarket Size and Forecast08. Geographical Segmentation09. Vendor Landscape10. Buying Criteria11. Market Growth Drivers12. Drivers and their Impact13. Market Challenges14. Impact of Drivers and Challenges15. Market Trends16. Key Vendor Analysis16.1 British Broadcasting Corp.Business OverviewKey InformationSWOT Analysis16.2 British Sky Broadcasting Group plcBusiness OverviewKey InformationSWOT Analysis16.3 Time Warner Inc.Business OverviewKey InformationSWOT Analysis16.4 Viacom Inc.Business OverviewKey InformationSWOT Analysis16.5 Vivendi SABusiness OverviewKey InformationSWOT Analysis18. Other Reports in this SeriesList of ExhibitsExhibit 1: Market Research MethodologyExhibit 2: Global Broadcasting and Cable TV Market 2012-2016 (US$ billion)Exhibit 3: Global Broadcasting and Cable TV Market by Product Segmentation 2012Exhibit 4: Global Broadcasting and Cable TV Market by Product Segmentation 2016Exhibit 5: Global Broadcasting and Cable TV Market by Product Segmentation 2012-2016Exhibit 6: Global Broadcasting and Cable TV Market: TV Advertising 2012-2016 (US$ billion)Exhibit 7: Global Broadcasting and Cable TV Market: TV Subscription 2012-2016 (US$ billion)Exhibit 8: Global Broadcasting and Cable TV Market: TV License/Public Funds 2012-2016 (US$ billion)Exhibit 9: Global Broadcasting and Cable TV Market by Geographical Segmentation 2012Exhibit 10: Global Broadcasting and Cable TV Market by Geographical Segmentation 2016Exhibit 11: Global Broadcasting and Cable TV Market 2012-2016Exhibit 12: Broadcasting and Cable TV Market in the Americas 2012-2016 (US$ billion)Exhibit 13: Broadcasting and Cable TV Market in Europe 2012-2016 (US$ billion)Exhibit 14: Broadcasting and Cable TV Market in the APAC Region 2012-2016 (US$ billion)Exhibit 15: Broadcasting and Cable TV Market in the MEA Region 2012-2016 (US$ billion)Exhibit 16: Global Broadcasting and Cable TV Market by Key Leading Countries 2012-2016Exhibit 17: Broadcasting and Cable TV Market in the US 2012-2016 (US$ billion)Exhibit 18: Broadcasting and Cable TV market in Japan 2012-2016(US$ billion)Exhibit 19: Broadcasting and Cable TV Market in China 20120-2016 (US$ billion)Exhibit 20: Broadcasting and Cable TV Market in the UK 2012-2016 (US$ billion)Exhibit 21: Broadcasting and Cable TV Market in France 2012-2016 (US$ billion)Exhibit 22: Broadcasting and Cable TV Market in Germany 2012-2016 (US$ billion)Exhibit 23: Global Broadcasting and Cable TV Market by Vendor Segmentation 2012Exhibit 24: Business Segmentation of British Broadcasting Corp.Exhibit 25: Business Segmentation of British Sky Broadcasting Group plcExhibit 26: Business Segmentation of Time Warner Inc.Exhibit 27: Business Segmentation of Viacom Inc.Exhibit 28: Business Segmentation of Vivendi SAMethodologyResearch methodology is based on extensive primary and secondary research. Primary research includes in-depth interviews with industry experts, vendors, resellers and customers. Secondary research includes Technavio Platform, industry publications, company reports, news articles, analyst reports, trade associations and the data published by Government agencies.Companies MentionedBritish Broadcasting Corp., British Sky Broadcasting Group plc, Time Warner Inc., Viacom Inc., Vivendi SA., 5th Avenue Channel Corp., AMC Networks Inc., Cablevision Systems Corp., Coinstar Inc., Comcast Corp., Discovery Communication Inc., DISH Network Corp., Dreamworks Animation SKG Inc., Emmis Communications Corp., Gray Television Inc., INTERNET TV plc, Liberty Media Corp., Lions Gate Entertainment Corp., Netflix Inc., News Corp., SBS Broadcasting SA, The Walt Disney Co., and UnitedGlobalCom Inc.Read the full report:Global Broadcasting and Cable TV Market 2012-2016 http://www.reportbuyer.com/leisure_media/television/global_broadcasting_cable_tv_market_2012_2016.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Television_BroadcastingFor more information: Sarah Smith Research Advisor at Reportbuyer.com Email: query@reportbuyer.com Tel: +44 208 816 85 48 Website: www.reportbuyer.com (more...)

Global Broadcasting and Cable TV Market 2012-2016
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2014

LONDON, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Global Broadcasting and Cable TV Market 2012-2016TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Broadcasting and Cable TV market to grow at a CAGR of 5.28 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing amount of TV advertising. The Global Broadcasting and Cable TV market has also been witnessing the increasing use of interactive TV. However, the increasing penetration of internet TV could pose a challenge to the growth of this market. TechNavio's report, the Global Broadcasting and Cable TV Market 2012-2016, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market in the Americas, Europe, the APAC and MEA regions; it also covers the Global Broadcasting and Cable TV market landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.The key vendors dominating this space include British Broadcasting Corp., British Sky Broadcasting Group plc, Time Warner Inc., Viacom Inc., and Vivendi SA.The other vendors mentioned in this report are 5th Avenue Channel Corp., AMC Networks Inc., Cablevision Systems Corp., Coinstar Inc., Comcast Corp., Discovery Communication Inc., DISH Network Corp., Dreamworks Animation SKG Inc., Emmis Communications Corp., Gray Television Inc., INTERNET TV plc, Liberty Media Corp., Lions Gate Entertainment Corp., Netflix Inc., News Corp., SBS Broadcasting SA, The Walt Disney Co., and UnitedGlobalCom Inc.Key questions answered in this report:What will the market size be in 2016 and what will be the growth rate?What are key market trends?What is driving this market?What are the challenges to market growth?Who are the key vendors in this market space?What are the market opportunities and threats faced by key vendors?What are the strengths and weaknesses of each of these key vendors?You can request one free hour of our analyst's time when you purchase this market report. Details provided within the report.01. Executive Summary02. List of Abbreviations03. Introduction04. Market Research MethodologyMarket Research ProcessResearch DesignResearch Methodology05. Scope of the ReportMarket OverviewProduct Offerings06. Market Landscape06.1 Market Size and Forecast06.2 Five Forces Analysis07. Market Segmentation07.1 Global Broadcasting and Cable TV Market-Segmentation by Products07.2 TV AdvertisingMarket Size and Forecast07.3 TV SubscriptionMarket Size and Forecast07.4 TV License/Public FundsMarket Size and Forecast08. Geographical Segmentation09. Vendor Landscape10. Buying Criteria11. Market Growth Drivers12. Drivers and their Impact13. Market Challenges14. Impact of Drivers and Challenges15. Market Trends16. Key Vendor Analysis16.1 British Broadcasting Corp.Business OverviewKey InformationSWOT Analysis16.2 British Sky Broadcasting Group plcBusiness OverviewKey InformationSWOT Analysis16.3 Time Warner Inc.Business OverviewKey InformationSWOT Analysis16.4 Viacom Inc.Business OverviewKey InformationSWOT Analysis16.5 Vivendi SABusiness OverviewKey InformationSWOT Analysis18. Other Reports in this SeriesList of ExhibitsExhibit 1: Market Research MethodologyExhibit 2: Global Broadcasting and Cable TV Market 2012-2016 (US$ billion)Exhibit 3: Global Broadcasting and Cable TV Market by Product Segmentation 2012Exhibit 4: Global Broadcasting and Cable TV Market by Product Segmentation 2016Exhibit 5: Global Broadcasting and Cable TV Market by Product Segmentation 2012-2016Exhibit 6: Global Broadcasting and Cable TV Market: TV Advertising 2012-2016 (US$ billion)Exhibit 7: Global Broadcasting and Cable TV Market: TV Subscription 2012-2016 (US$ billion)Exhibit 8: Global Broadcasting and Cable TV Market: TV License/Public Funds 2012-2016 (US$ billion)Exhibit 9: Global Broadcasting and Cable TV Market by Geographical Segmentation 2012Exhibit 10: Global Broadcasting and Cable TV Market by Geographical Segmentation 2016Exhibit 11: Global Broadcasting and Cable TV Market 2012-2016Exhibit 12: Broadcasting and Cable TV Market in the Americas 2012-2016 (US$ billion)Exhibit 13: Broadcasting and Cable TV Market in Europe 2012-2016 (US$ billion)Exhibit 14: Broadcasting and Cable TV Market in the APAC Region 2012-2016 (US$ billion)Exhibit 15: Broadcasting and Cable TV Market in the MEA Region 2012-2016 (US$ billion)Exhibit 16: Global Broadcasting and Cable TV Market by Key Leading Countries 2012-2016Exhibit 17: Broadcasting and Cable TV Market in the US 2012-2016 (US$ billion)Exhibit 18: Broadcasting and Cable TV market in Japan 2012-2016(US$ billion)Exhibit 19: Broadcasting and Cable TV Market in China 20120-2016 (US$ billion)Exhibit 20: Broadcasting and Cable TV Market in the UK 2012-2016 (US$ billion)Exhibit 21: Broadcasting and Cable TV Market in France 2012-2016 (US$ billion)Exhibit 22: Broadcasting and Cable TV Market in Germany 2012-2016 (US$ billion)Exhibit 23: Global Broadcasting and Cable TV Market by Vendor Segmentation 2012Exhibit 24: Business Segmentation of British Broadcasting Corp.Exhibit 25: Business Segmentation of British Sky Broadcasting Group plcExhibit 26: Business Segmentation of Time Warner Inc.Exhibit 27: Business Segmentation of Viacom Inc.Exhibit 28: Business Segmentation of Vivendi SAMethodologyResearch methodology is based on extensive primary and secondary research. Primary research includes in-depth interviews with industry experts, vendors, resellers and customers. Secondary research includes Technavio Platform, industry publications, company reports, news articles, analyst reports, trade associations and the data published by Government agencies.Companies MentionedBritish Broadcasting Corp., British Sky Broadcasting Group plc, Time Warner Inc., Viacom Inc., Vivendi SA., 5th Avenue Channel Corp., AMC Networks Inc., Cablevision Systems Corp., Coinstar Inc., Comcast Corp., Discovery Communication Inc., DISH Network Corp., Dreamworks Animation SKG Inc., Emmis Communications Corp., Gray Television Inc., INTERNET TV plc, Liberty Media Corp., Lions Gate Entertainment Corp., Netflix Inc., News Corp., SBS Broadcasting SA, The Walt Disney Co., and UnitedGlobalCom Inc.Read the full report:Global Broadcasting and Cable TV Market 2012-2016 http://www.reportbuyer.com/leisure_media/television/global_broadcasting_cable_tv_market_2012_2016.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Television_BroadcastingFor more information: Sarah Smith Research Advisor at Reportbuyer.com Email: query@reportbuyer.com Tel: +44 208 816 85 48 Website: www.reportbuyer.com (more...)

DreamWorks CEO Katzenberg Reveals 'Another Chapter in SHREK Series'
by Movies News Desk - Feb 25, 2014

A fifth SHREK movie may be on its way, four years after the most recent installment 'Shrek Forever After' was released. (more...)

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