The European Commission announced the launch of Lumiere VOD, a new, free directory that lists information about European films and their availability online in VOD services throughout the European Union.
Entertainment One (eOne) and Universal Pictures Home Entertainment (UPHE) announced a multi-year, multi-territory deal that will see UPHE distribute eOne’s titles across transactional physical and digital formats.
SVOD uptake is accelerating and in terms of hours viewing per day it will shortly draw level with broadcast TV globally by 2023, according to Rethink Technology Research.
MUBI’s CEO Efe Cakarel says the year ahead will see the subscription VOD market become increasingly congested but there will remain plenty of room for specialist services. Christopher Barrett reports.
Next Monday (January 21) will see the launch of Mega Movie Week, a category-wide initiative to drive engagement with digital retailers that will target new and lapsed home entertainment consumers.