Film & Motion Pictures

Thunderbird Entertainment Announces Changes to Board of Directors

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 - 4:48am

Thunderbird Entertainment Group Inc. (TSXV: TBRD, OTCQX: THBRF) (Thunderbird or the Company), a global award-winning, full service multiplatform production, distribution and rights management company, today announced the addition of an independent member, Linda Michaelson, to its Board of Directors.

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  • Thunderbird Entertainment Group Inc. (TSXV: TBRD, OTCQX: THBRF) (Thunderbird or the Company), a global award-winning, full service multiplatform production, distribution and rights management company, today announced the addition of an independent member, Linda Michaelson, to its Board of Directors.
  • With these changes, the Thunderbird Board consists of seven members, five of whom are independent.
  • We wish him the very best in all current and future endeavors," said Brian Paes-Braga, Chairman of the Board of Thunderbird.
  • Thunderbird Entertainment Group is a global award-winning, full-service multiplatform production, distribution and rights management company, headquartered in Vancouver, with additional offices in Los Angeles, Toronto, and Ottawa.

“Guardians of the Gulf” to Screen Beginning March 5 at the Through Women's Eyes International Film Festival

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 2:00pm

It touches every facet of modern life and the only evidence we need for this is the Gulf of Mexico.

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  • It touches every facet of modern life and the only evidence we need for this is the Gulf of Mexico.
  • While learning about the Gulf of Mexico and its recent history, we found ourselves overwhelmed by the depth of its tragedies and their impact.
  • But then we met the incredible people of the Gulf and we quickly acknowledged that a story of hopelessness didnt fit.
  • While we were making Guardians of the Gulf, we fell in love with the Gulf of Mexico.

National CineMedia, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year Earnings Release Date and Conference Call

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 1:00pm

The conference call can be accessed by dialing (877) 407-9716 or for international participants (201) 493-6779.

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  • The conference call can be accessed by dialing (877) 407-9716 or for international participants (201) 493-6779.
  • Additionally, a live audio webcast will be available to interested parties at www.ncm.com under the Investor Relations section.
  • Participants should allow at least 15 minutes prior to the commencement of the call to register, download and install necessary audio software.
  • National CineMedia, Inc. owns a 48.0% interest in, and is the managing member of, National CineMedia, LLC.

AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. to Announce Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2020 Results and Host Earnings Webcast

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 11:45am

AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AMC) (AMC or the Company), the largest theatrical exhibition company in the world, announced today that it will report its results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2020, after the market closes on Wednesday, March 10, 2021.

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  • AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AMC) (AMC or the Company), the largest theatrical exhibition company in the world, announced today that it will report its results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2020, after the market closes on Wednesday, March 10, 2021.
  • The Company will host a live webcast for investors and other interested parties on March 10, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. CST/5:00 p.m. EST.
  • The live webcast will be accessible through the Investor Relations section of AMCs website at https://investor.amctheatres.com/corporate-overview/ .
  • An archive of the webcast will be available on the Companys website after the call for a limited time.

ErosSTX and Amazon Prime Video Expand Strategic Pan-European Output Deal in the Nordics

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 6:06pm

Eros STX Global Corporation (NYSE: ESGC) (ErosSTX or the Company), a global entertainment company, and Amazon Prime Video announced today they have closed a multi-year first window output deal in the Nordics effective immediately.

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  • Eros STX Global Corporation (NYSE: ESGC) (ErosSTX or the Company), a global entertainment company, and Amazon Prime Video announced today they have closed a multi-year first window output deal in the Nordics effective immediately.
  • Movies are extremely popular with Amazon Prime Video customers worldwide and were delighted to extend our relationship with STX, making their film slate available exclusively to Prime Video customers in the Nordics as we increase our investment in the region, said Martin Backlund, Head of Content UK & Nordics, Amazon Prime Video.
  • About Amazon Prime Video Nordics:
    Amazon Prime Video offers customers a vast collection of TV shows and movies all available to watch on practically any device.
  • Included with Prime Video: (1) Watch thousands of popular movies and TV shows, award-winning Amazon Originals and other exclusives, and more.

Outlook on the Media & Entertainment Global Market to 2026 - Growing Need for Fast Internet Connectivity With Ultra-Low Latency for OTT Media is Driving Growth - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 1:44pm

With consumers across all age groups streaming more content than ever before, there is an ongoing dynamic shift from traditional pay TV, to subscription-based paid streaming video services along with the growth in the number of smartphone & tablet devices.

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  • With consumers across all age groups streaming more content than ever before, there is an ongoing dynamic shift from traditional pay TV, to subscription-based paid streaming video services along with the growth in the number of smartphone & tablet devices.
  • The rising popularity of high-quality videos in terms of their clarity is expected to boost the demand for better streaming media services.
  • Integration of new OTT services across the already existing subscription-based streaming devices among the US household is expected to drive the media & entertainment sector across the region.
  • Such high deployment of the OTT services across the region is expected to drive the demand of the video & entertainment industry.

Lies Travel Faster Than Truth in New Peaky Blinders Card Game from Steamforged Games

Friday, February 26, 2021 - 6:10pm

Tabletop games publisher, Steamforged Games today launches its official card game for the multi-award winning television drama, Peaky Blinders.

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  • Tabletop games publisher, Steamforged Games today launches its official card game for the multi-award winning television drama, Peaky Blinders.
  • Based on the BAFTA-winning TV drama set in 1920s Birmingham, England, Peaky BlindersTM: Faster Than Truth is a competitive card game for three to six players releasing worldwide from February 26th, 2021.
  • Featuring iconic characters from the series, Peaky BlindersTM: Faster Than Truth centres on bluffing and tricking your opponents.
  • Peaky BlindersTM: Faster Than Truth is available from game retailers in the UK priced at 14.99.

Casting Workbook Español Launched as Part of New Global Expansion Effort to Support Spanish Talent Worldwide

Friday, February 26, 2021 - 3:02pm

Casting Workbook Espaol will service Spanish-speaking actors, casting directors and talent agents from around the world.

Key Points: 
  • Casting Workbook Espaol will service Spanish-speaking actors, casting directors and talent agents from around the world.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210226005111/en/
    Recently, Casting Workbook Espaol acquired Vibuk and all its proprietary software, including its worldwide database of more than 450,000 members.
  • In the months ahead Casting Workbook Espaol will engage with members and offer new services and additional Spanish-Language content.
  • Casting Workbook drives casting communication between production, casting, agents and their talent via leading edge enterprise software.

News Corp to Participate in the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 9:15pm

News Corp announced today that Chief Executive Robert Thomson will participate in the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference on Thursday, March 4, 2021.

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  • News Corp announced today that Chief Executive Robert Thomson will participate in the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference on Thursday, March 4, 2021.
  • To listen to the live webcast, please visit the News Corp website at https://newscorp.com/investor-relations-2/presentations/ .
  • A replay of the webcast is expected to be available at the same location for a period of time following the conference.
  • News Corp (Nasdaq: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV) is a global, diversified media and information services company focused on creating and distributing authoritative and engaging content and other products and services.