Sony Pictures Entertainment News

Barco Joins the HDBaseT Alliance and Introduces New Projector Dedicated to the Residential Market
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

Barco's HDBaseT-enabled Residential Orion Cinemascope is the world's first lamp-based single-chip DLP projector that combines native cinemascope aspect ratio (2,560 x 1,080) resolution with active stereo 3D and high frame rates. It uses 78% more pixels for native 2:37:1 vs. a standard 1080p projector, by expanding both width and height uniformly. The HDBaseT input gives the product increased flexibility and versatility in terms of deployment at the home, as the projector can be either table or ceiling-mounted, up to 100m/328ft distance from source equipment. (more...)

Jon Feltheimer to Receive Producer's Guild 2015 Milestone Award; Ryan Murphy Co-Chairs Event
by Movies News Desk - Sep 09, 2014

The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today that Lionsgate Chief Executive Officer Jon Feltheimer will be honored with the 2015 Milestone Award. The award will be presented to Mr. Feltheimer at the 26th Annual Producers Guild Awards ceremony on January 24, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza. (more...)

Sony DADC's relentlessGENERATOR Launches Ghostbusters Website and Online Shopping Destination to Celebrate the Film's 30th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Sep 09, 2014

NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ In association with the 30th anniversary of Sony Pictures Entertainment's blockbuster film Ghostbusters, relentlessGENERATOR, a digital marketing and eCommerce solutions provider, was tapped to create engagement-focused online destinations to support the film's theatrical re-release and special edition Blu-ray anniversary release. (more...)

GSN to Air SKIN WARS Season One Finale, Reunion Show, 9/24
by TV News Desk - Sep 09, 2014

GSN, the leader in game shows and competitive entertainment, announced today a special SKIN WARS REUNION SHOW to air immediately following the series' season one finale on Wednesday, September 24. (more...)

Wuaki.tv Previews an All New User Interface and 4K Content At IFA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 05, 2014

This new app will enable viewers to watch Wuaki.tv content in 4K ultra high definition (UHD), and provides an all new user interface. LG and Samsung, both existing Wuaki.tv partners, will be demonstrating the app at IFA this week. (more...)

Harris Morris Is Appointed Chief Executive Officer of T3Media
by BWW News Desk - Sep 04, 2014

DENVER, CO(Marketwired - Sep 4, 2014) - T3Media, Inc., the leader in content management, delivery and monetization services for media and entertainment companies, announced today the appointment of Harris Morris as its Chief Executive Officer. (more...)

Harris Morris Is Appointed Chief Executive Officer of T3Media
by BWW News Desk - Sep 04, 2014

DENVER, CO(Marketwired - Sep 4, 2014) - T3Media, Inc., the leader in content management, delivery and monetization services for media and entertainment companies, announced today the appointment of Harris Morris as its Chief Executive Officer. (more...)

First Time Ever: Underwater 4K Resolution Broadcasting with a Smartphone & HDBaseT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 03, 2014

The dive will take place during the 10th anniversary celebrations of the annual “Eilat Red Sea International Underwater Photo Competition.” The dive will be photographed by two high-definition Panasonic cameras (and distributed by Satlink), and also by a 4K-enabled smartphone. To deliver the live feed from the smartphone to the surface, an HDBaseT transmitter will be connected to a receiver over a simple LAN cable to be uploaded live on YouTube. No other solution in the market today can transmit 4K video transmissions over the long distances required for underwater broadcasting. (more...)

CEDIA-EXPO 2014: The HDBaseT Alliance Will Launch the HDBaseT Installer Zone Portal and the Installer Expert Program
by BWW News Desk - Sep 03, 2014

Also at CEDIA EXPO, the HDBaseT Alliance will be conducting the first HDBaseT Installer Expert Program, which will offer relevant content to both the beginner and the expert installer, with on-hand tutorials and demonstrations. The course takes place on September 10th, at 10 am. At the conclusion of the course, attendees will be the first recognized “HDBaseT Experts.” (more...)

Los Angeles Women's Theatre Festival Presents OF CULTURE, OF SELF at Ivy Substation, 9/5
by Shari Barrett - Sep 03, 2014

For one very special night, the Los Angeles Women's Theatre Festival (LAWTF) comes to Culver City for a unique performance on Friday, September 5, 2014 at 8pm at the Ivy Substation, 9070 Venice Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232. The theme of the evening will be "OF CULTURE, OF SELF," featuring three of LAWTF's favorite performers, as well as one artiste new to the Festival. (more...)

The Respawnables Celebrates Ghostbusters' 30th Anniversary with a Special Edition Update
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2014

Celebrating the 30th anniversary of Ghostbusters, the team behind the mobile game 'The Respawnables' is thrilled to present its players with all-new Ghostbusters signature weapons, traps and... ghosts live on the App Store and Google play today. (more...)

Wheel of Fortune and Banquet Frozen Meals Announce 'Meal of Fortune' Sweepstakes
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

Banquet, a brand of ConAgra Foods (NYSE:CAG) and Wheel of Fortune, America's most-watched game show*, announced a nationwide watch, match and win sweepstakes today that will award cash and other prizes to lucky winners. Consumers can enter online/mail-in or by collecting game pieces found in specially-marked packages of Banquet meals, pot pies and desserts. (more...)

Chromecast Proves a Hit With Presto's Movie Lovers
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

Presto, Australia's premier entertainment streaming service, today announced that Google Chromecast has taken the lead as Australia's favourite way to enjoy their blockbuster movies library. More than 20% of Presto views have been via Chromecast, since Presto's arrival on the device in July this year. (more...)

ole Signs Hit Songwriter/Producer Jeremy Stover and Acquires Catalog
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

ole, the world's fastest-growing independent rights management company, has signed hit songwriter/producer, Jeremy Stover and acquired his song catalog, including several #1 hits on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. Based in Nashville, Stover is a frequent collaborator with fellow country artist Justin Moore, a partnership that has produced hit tracks such as 'Lettin' the Night Roll' and 'Small Town USA,' which both topped the chart, as well as 'Backwoods,' 'Till My Last Day,' and 'How I Got to Be This Way,' which all reached the Top 20. He also wrote and produced the #1 country hit 'Wherever You Are' for Jack Ingram and wrote the Top 20 track 'Wildflower' by The JaneDear Girls. (more...)

Sony Pictures Television's 'Breaking Bad' Caps Its Historic Run With Six Emmy' Wins, Including Second Win for Outstanding Drama Series
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

Sony Pictures Television, one of the television industry's leading content providers, garnered five Emmy awards Monday evening for the final season of its groundbreaking dramatic series, Breaking Bad. The series, which earned 16 nominations and six wins total, essentially sweeping the top drama awards, took home Emmys for Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series for Bryan Cranston, Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for Aaron Paul, Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for Anna Gunn and Outstanding Single Camera Editing for a Drama Series. (more...)

SPORTS JEOPARDY! Premieres 9/24 on Crackle
by TV News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

Crackle announced today that the first season of new television quiz show Sports Jeopardy! with Dan Patrick will premiere on Wednesday, September 24 on Crackle and all Crackle platforms. Hosted by Emmy®-Award winning sportscaster Dan Patrick (The Dan Patrick Show), Sports Jeopardy! is a weekly 30-minute program that combines the excitement and prestige of Emmy Award® winning quiz show JEOPARDY! with the rich and diverse world of sports. New episodes will be available to stream on demand year round everyWednesday for a total of 52 episodes each year. (more...)

'National Ghostbusters Day' To Take Place Thursday, August 28, 2014
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

CULVER CITY, Calif., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Who you gonna call? On Thursday, August 28, 2014, grab your Proton Pack and hop in your Ecto-1 for National Ghostbusters Day! Celebrate the 30 th anniversary theatrical re-release of the blockbuster classic with your fellow Ghostbusters, but beware of Slimers and menacing marshmallow men. (more...)

Starz Officially Greenlights “Book Two” of the Hit Drama Series “Outlander”
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

Starz Chief Executive Officer, Chris Albrecht, announced today that Starz has once again partnered with Sony Pictures Television to greenlight a second season of 'Outlander,' the critically-acclaimed original series adapted from Diana Gabaldon's international bestselling books. Season two will be at least 13-episodes and based upon the second of eight books in the Outlander series, entitled Dragonfly in Amber. (more...)

"Outlander", Based on Book Series, Will Launch 13-Episode Second Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

Starz Chief Executive Officer, Chris Albrecht, announced today that Starz has once again partnered with Sony Pictures Television to greenlight a second season of 'Outlander,' the critically-acclaimed original series adapted from Diana Gabaldon's international bestselling books. Season two will be at least 13-episodes and based upon the second of eight books in the Outlander series, entitled Dragonfly in Amber. (more...)

Brad Pitt's FURY to Close 58th BFI London Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

The 58th BFI London Film Festival in partnership with American Express® is delighted to announce that this year's Festival will close with the European Premiere of Sony Pictures Entertainment's Fury on Sunday October 19 at the Odeon Leicester Square. (more...)

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