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ALCS: UK's Emerging Filmmakers Shortlisted for Film the House Competition

Wednesday, November 24, 2021 - 6:05pm

LONDON, Nov. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Film the House is delighted to announce the latest homegrown talent when it comes to up-and-coming filmmakers and scriptwriters. Run in collaboration with parliament, the annual film and scriptwriting competition for UK-based student and independent filmmakers is a fun and innovative way of highlighting the importance of intellectual property rights among creators, legislators and the general public.

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  • Prizes for the winners include:
    All shortlisted entrants will be invited to the Film the House Winners' Ceremony at the House of Commons on 18 January 2021 where Helen Lederer, writer, comedian and actor, will compre the ceremony.
  • The Film the House competition enjoys widespread industry support and is proudly sponsored by ALCS, The Walt Disney Company, ViacomCBS, The Motion Picture Association, Directors UK, Netflix, Prime Video, and WarnerMedia.
  • ALCS is a not-for-profit organisation started by writers for the benefit of all types of writers.
  • It is designed to support authors and their creativity, ensure they receive fair payment and see their rights are respected.

Stage 32 Founder & CEO Richard Botto Joins Fast Company Executive Board

Tuesday, November 23, 2021 - 4:00pm

Founded in 2021, the Fast Company Executive Board is a private, vetted professional organization that gives its members a unique, industry-leading peer group.

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  • Founded in 2021, the Fast Company Executive Board is a private, vetted professional organization that gives its members a unique, industry-leading peer group.
  • "I am honored to be appointed to the Fast Company Executive Board," said RB.
  • "We are pleased to accept Richard Botto into the Fast Company Executive Board," said Scott Gerber, founder of the Fast Company Executive Board, "When leaders gather in curated, private settings, they can collaborate and create new business opportunities across a broad range of industries.
  • As a Fast Company Executive Board member, Botto will be empowered to share his insights and perspectives across a number of Fast Company platforms.

AT&T to Webcast Jeff McElfresh Keynote at Wells Fargo Conference on November 30

Tuesday, November 23, 2021 - 2:30pm

AT&T * ( NYSE:T ) will webcast a keynote address by Jeff McElfresh, chief executive officer of AT&T Communications, at the Wells Fargo Technology, Media and Telecom Summit on Tuesday, November 30, 2021 The presentation will be held virtually and is scheduled to begin at 9:20 a.m.

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  • AT&T * ( NYSE:T ) will webcast a keynote address by Jeff McElfresh, chief executive officer of AT&T Communications, at the Wells Fargo Technology, Media and Telecom Summit on Tuesday, November 30, 2021 The presentation will be held virtually and is scheduled to begin at 9:20 a.m.
  • The webcast will be available live and for replay at AT&T Investor Relations .
  • Viewers should start the webcast a few minutes before the planned start time in case the conference schedule changes.
  • AT&T Communications provides more than 100 million U.S. consumers with entertainment and communications experiences across mobile and broadband.

MasterClass Announces Maurice Harris to Teach Designing Stunning Floral Arrangements in 30 Days in New Product Offering, Sessions by MasterClass

Tuesday, November 23, 2021 - 2:00pm

Harris will break down his naturally opulent creative approach to floral design and teach membershow to find their own style and expand self-expression through flowers.

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  • Harris will break down his naturally opulent creative approach to floral design and teach membershow to find their own style and expand self-expression through flowers.
  • Harris' session is now available exclusively on MasterClass , where subscribers get unlimited access to all 150+ instructors with an annual membership.
  • In his session, Harris offers step-by-step guidance and motivational coaching to teach members his principles for creating stunning floral arrangements and how to tap into their own creativity to bring their ideas to life.
  • Starting with single-stem arrangements, followed by table arrangements and seasonal arrangements, Harris then guides members through their biggest challengecreating a showstopping, signature floral masterpiece.

World OTT Show to Bring Together OTT Leaders Across the Globe to Explore the Business Potential of the Indian Market

Sunday, November 21, 2021 - 11:35pm

Delhi, India, Nov 22, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - After the successful Asian edition, the second global edition of Trescon's World OTT Show will take place virtually on 23 November 2021.

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  • Delhi, India, Nov 22, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - After the successful Asian edition, the second global edition of Trescon's World OTT Show will take place virtually on 23 November 2021.
  • "The OTT industry is primed for massive growth, thanks to improved networks, digital connections, and smartphones.
  • "Investments in OTT content has crossed the rubicon and scaled colossally over the last couple of years.
  • "India has proved to be both complex and the most promising market for OTT players across the globe.

Leading Entertainment Company CJ ENM to Acquire Controlling Stake in Global Premium Content Studio ‘Endeavor Content’ for $775 Million USD

Friday, November 19, 2021 - 4:47am

CJ ENM, leading entertainment company originated from Korea, announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement to acquire an 80% stake of the scripted business of U.S.-based global premium content studio, Endeavor Content, from its parent company Endeavor Group Holdings (Endeavor)(NYSE: EDR) for $775 million USD in total proceeds at an enterprise valuation of $850 million USD, including $655 million USD to Endeavor and a contribution of $120 million USD of capital to Endeavor Contents balance sheet (implying a post-money equity valuation of $970 million USD).

Key Points: 
  • CJ ENM, leading entertainment company originated from Korea, announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement to acquire an 80% stake of the scripted business of U.S.-based global premium content studio, Endeavor Content, from its parent company Endeavor Group Holdings (Endeavor)(NYSE: EDR) for $775 million USD in total proceeds at an enterprise valuation of $850 million USD, including $655 million USD to Endeavor and a contribution of $120 million USD of capital to Endeavor Contents balance sheet (implying a post-money equity valuation of $970 million USD).
  • Through acquisition of Endeavor Content, CJ ENM plans to solidify its presence in the global market and content distribution channels.
  • CJ ENM will also be able to expand its original IP collection to incorporate that of Endeavor Contents.
  • CJ ENM will also be able to further accelerate its penetration into the global content market by making full use of Endeavor Contents extensive network across various distribution channels.

Wattpad WEBTOON Studios Announces WEBTOON Unscrolled, a new Graphic Novel Imprint for Leading Digital Comics from WEBTOON

Thursday, November 18, 2021 - 2:00pm

Wattpad WEBTOON Studios, the fan-driven global entertainment and publishing arm for WEBTOON and Wattpad, today announced WEBTOON Unscrolled, a new graphic novel imprint to bring WEBTOON hits to bookshelves.

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  • Wattpad WEBTOON Studios, the fan-driven global entertainment and publishing arm for WEBTOON and Wattpad, today announced WEBTOON Unscrolled, a new graphic novel imprint to bring WEBTOON hits to bookshelves.
  • Dedicated to publishing high-quality graphic novels from WEBTOON, the worlds largest digital comics platform, WEBTOON Unscrolled will debut under the Wattpad WEBTOON Book Group alongside the Wattpad Books, W by Wattpad Books, and Frayed Pages x Wattpad Books imprints.
  • WEBTOON Unscrolled continues to build on the Wattpad WEBTOON Studios verticalization model, creating monetization opportunities for creators across a variety of adaptation formats.
  • With Wattpad WEBTOON Studios unmatched expertise in digital comics and fandoms, along with a roster of leading comics creators, WEBTOON Unscrolled will create a best-in-class experience for artists and a product fans will love.

AT&T CFO Updates Shareholders

Wednesday, November 17, 2021 - 9:20pm

With postpaid phone ARPU stabilizing in 2022, Desroches said that AT&T expects higher wireless service revenues from a growing postpaid subscriber base.

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  • With postpaid phone ARPU stabilizing in 2022, Desroches said that AT&T expects higher wireless service revenues from a growing postpaid subscriber base.
  • He also indicated that AT&Ts outlook for 2022 and beyond does not assume a continuation of outsized industry net adds.
  • Should recent trends continue, Desroches believes the company is on solid footing to capitalize on better demand.
  • However, AT&Ts focus is on improving its share position profitably with continued market momentum regardless of industry demand levels.

VIZIO SmartCast Named CES 2022 Innovation Awards Honoree

Tuesday, November 16, 2021 - 8:03pm

VIZIO (NYSE: VZIO) today announced that it has been named a CES 2022 Innovation Awards Honoree for the SmartCast operating system, the platform that powers every VIZIO Smart TV with endless entertainment options for millions of users right out of the box.

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  • VIZIO (NYSE: VZIO) today announced that it has been named a CES 2022 Innovation Awards Honoree for the SmartCast operating system, the platform that powers every VIZIO Smart TV with endless entertainment options for millions of users right out of the box.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211116006319/en/
    CES Innovation Awards: VIZIO SmartCast named a 2022 Honoree (Graphic: Business Wire)
    This award recognizes the latest generation of VIZIO SmartCast, which now includes built-in voice capabilities, a redesigned program guide, and new streaming services and channels to discover.
  • Additionally, the free SmartCast Mobile app updates allow users to use VIZIO Voice with older, paired SmartCast TVs.
  • We are thrilled to have VIZIO SmartCast named as a CES 2022 Innovation Awards honoree, said David Rudnick, Senior Vice President Product Engineering of VIZIO.

Digital Marketing: The Modern Business's Key to Post-Pandemic Survival

Tuesday, November 16, 2021 - 11:05pm

While commerce remains a major aspect of modern society, the last few decades have radically changed the way businesses and consumers interact.

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  • While commerce remains a major aspect of modern society, the last few decades have radically changed the way businesses and consumers interact.
  • Actual SEO Media, Inc., a Houston web marketing agency, explains why digital marketing is more critical for businesses than ever beforeespecially post-COVID.
  • Although modern consumersespecially young peoplealready spend lots of time online, internet activity has significantly increased since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • As consumers spend more time online, companies are being forced to adapt their marketing strategies for an increasingly digital landscape.