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Stage 32: An Education Hub For Entertainment Industry Creatives

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And if you work in the entertainment industry, you have Stage 32. making connections, looking for jobs, staying up on news, etc.) by providing cutting-edge online education to a global population of people looking to make it in the ever-evolving entertainment industry. Entertainment Industry Entertainment entrepreneurs Startups

23 Million Views – Startup Content Goes Mainstream

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Tech and Entertainment Have a Home in Silicon Beach

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Malibu and Beverly Hills have long been hot neighborhoods for entertainment execs. YouTube is joined by the SoCal outpost for Facebook. At $11.2

Content, Commerce, and Cosmetics: A Look At IPSY's Subscription Business

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The company operates the Ipsy Open Studios based in Los Angeles, which specifically caters to content creators in the beauty area. What is IPSY?

Digital LA: Branded Entertainment Panel Live!

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Join us tonight live at 8pm PST from UCLA Korn Hall for Digital LA’s Branded Entertainment panel right here on TechZulu. davidbeebe.

JibJab's StoryBots Takes On Kids' Entertainment

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What do you get when you take the creative minds behind JibJab.com , the Venice-based online humor content developers--known for its hilarious videos of everything from politics to everyday life--and apply that to kids entertainment? hollywood content video entertainment kids jibjab storybotsREAD MORE>>.

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Sony Online Entertainment Restarts Game Services

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NewFronts | Monetizing Digital Content [Live]

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We’ll discuss how content studios are monetizing this content via advertising, sponsorship, show integration and more. georgeruiz.

M-GO's Take On The Digital Entertainment Streaming Market, with John Batter

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Culver City-based M-GO (www.mgo.com) thinks so, with its own twist on providing content to consumers. What''s the story behind M-GO? Thanks!

Silicon Beach Report Aug. 23: STX Entertainment Acquires Virtual Reality Company Surreal

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STX Entertainment acquires virtual reality company Surreal, Google Daydream to use Hulu VR content, Disney Movies Anywhere integrates with Verizon Fios, and more

Los Angeles Becomes YouTube's Content Hub With New Playa Vista Studio

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The Los Angeles area is fast becoming the content hub for online video site YouTube , a position that takes advantage of both the LA region's long history in the entertainment business, and the rise of a slew of startups producing content specifically aimed at the YouTube audience. READ MORE>>.

Sony Online Entertainment Offers $10K Scholarship For Girls

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Sony Online Entertainment: 24.6 Million Accounts Stolen

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Filmzu: Find, Connect and Create New Content | Co-Founders Interview Nick Ghirardelli and Rupert Ralston

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Ever since sound was first introduced into movies, the entertainment business has never really faced a huge change.  Create your own content

AngelVision Eyes Investments In Entertainment, New Media

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A new Los Angeles investment group, AngelVision Investors , said this morning that it has launched, and is looking to invest in startup and emerging growth-oriented companies, in the entertainment, marketing and new media. angelvision angel vision investors entertainment media venture capital funding hollywood content creative

Sony Online Entertainment: Customer Data Stolen

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OK Go Super Bowl Video Illustrates Collision Between Content, Technology

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However, it does illustrate the increasing influence of technology and online media on entertainment, and how much the two worlds are colliding.

RealD, Regal Entertainment In Expanded 3D Rollout

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Los Angeles-based RealD , the provider of 3D movie projection technology, and Real Entertainment Group said today that the two have made a major expansion in their 3D rollout plans. The two said that they have agreed to add up to 1,500 additional RealD, 3D-enabled screen across Regal Entertainment Group's theatre circuit. READ MORE>>.

USC Entertainment Technology Center Names CEO

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The University of Southern California's Entertainment Technology Center , which is part of the USC School of Cinematic Arts, said this week that it has named a new CEO. The center--which promotes and runs projects between the entertainment and technology industry--said it has appointed Kenneth S. READ MORE>>.

RealD Adds 1,000 Screens At AMC Entertainment

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Los Angeles-based 3D movie projection technology provider RealD has inked an agreement to expand the number of 3D screens at AMC Entertainment by a thousand screens, the firms said Thursday. reald theater theatre projection movie entertainment content hollywoodREAD MORE>>.

E2: Evolution of Entertainment Conference at USC

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The event is designed for professionals and students alike who are interested in or are currently working in the field of entertainment or new media.

How Epoxy Is Helping Content Creators Make Their Video More Social

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Are you a content creator for the web? Los Angeles-based Epoxy (www.epoxy.tv) launched yesterday to help content creators do just that.

Myspace Sets Entertainment Head

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Beverly Hills-based Myspace , the online social entertainment site now owned by Specific Media, said this morning that it has named Roger Mincheff as President of Myspace Entertainment. Myspace said that Mincheff will help lead internal production and entertainment efforts, developing original programming and content for the site.

Specific Media Taps Entertainment Exec As New CFO

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Irvine-based Specific Media , the online advertising firm which now owns Myspace, said late Tuesday that it has named entertainment industry executive Larry Madden as its Chief Financial Officer. Madden was most recently CFO of SFX Entertainment, as well as CFO of 19 Entertainment and XIX Entertainment. READ MORE>>.

Microsoft Spins Up New Entertainment Studio In Hollywood

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The move looks to be part of a trend of big technology companies centering efforts in Los Angeles to bring content to their devices and properties.

Twistory Entertainment Being Sold In Asset Sale

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Santa Monica-based Twistory Entertainment Studios , which had been a mobile game development and graphic novel design company, is being sold in an asset sale, according to auction company CMA Auctions. Twistory Entertainment was founded in 2009, and had developed Ouch! Couch and other titles. READ MORE>>.

Riot Games Buys Radiant

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Los Angeles-based Riot Games has acquired videogame developer Radiant Entertainment , the two companies said today. According to Radiant Entertainment, it will continue to work on Stonehearth, but will discontinue work on another title, Rising Thunder, and will instead start work on another game as part of Riot. READ MORE>>.

Hands on With TriCaster Mini

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NewTek’s First HDMI Product Gets A Lot Right. Streaming video is at an interesting crossroads right now. Broadcaster Will Feel Right At Home.

HitFix Partners With Entertainment Blog

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Los Angeles-based HitFix , the entertainment news site headed by Jennifer Sargent and backed by angel groups the Tech Coast Angels and Golden Seeds, said today that it is in a strategic partnership with film and awards blog In Contention. hitfix entertainment blog content incontention filmREAD MORE>>.

3BLACKDOT Gets Funding From Legendary Entertainment

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Los Angeles-based 3BLACKDOT , which develops mobile entertainment titles, has raised a round of strategic funding from Legendary Entertainment. 3blackdot legendary entertainment mobile videogame jetpak content venture capitalSize of the funding was not announced. The company is led by Angelo Pullen. READ MORE>>.

Baboo Sets Sights On Digital Marketing

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Co-founder Sutton-Shearer previously co-founded Movie Song Vault and The Gift App, and is a former entertainment industry executive.

Intel To Open New Studio In Hollywood Aimed At VR

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Intel CEO Brian Krzanich said on Tuesday that the semiconductor maker will create a new, studio in Hollywood, will will focus on creating 360-degree virtual reality sports and entertainment content, using its technology. intel hollywood virtual reality contentREAD MORE>>.

Siemer Ventures Backs Japanese Mobile Video Firm

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Santa Monica-based venture capital investor Siemer Ventures is one of the backers of a new, Japanese mobile video entertainment startup, Breaker.

Hulu Plus Adds Content From WWE

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Fans of the WWE have a new way to get content from the entertainment company--known for its professional wrestling personalities and contests--via Hulu Plus , the premium service of Los Angeles-based video site Hulu. hulu plus television streaming spanish wrestling professional entertainment hollywood contentREAD MORE>>.

Sony Online Entertainment Takes PlanetSide 2 To Russia

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Congrats To All The Winners and Thanks To Our Speakers at #REACHNeXT!

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Without further adieu, I present to you the winners of the 1st annual REACH NeXT conference: Entertainment: Storygami. We did it folks! Records.

Silicon Beach Fest Kicks Off Today

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Machinima.com Raises $9M for Entertainment Content

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Los Angeles-based Machinima.com , an online entertainment site focused on video gamers, has raised $9M in a investment from Redpoint Ventures, the firm said this week. Tags: machinima videogame content video game venture capital The firm said the Series B funding round will go towards accelerating further growth at the company.

That’s A Wrap! | Silicon Beach Fest 2015

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Oh and did we mention they are all dancing to the Spice Girls?!? Appearances By: Hank Leber of Vytmn  | Tech community in L.A.

FilmTrack Backs Content ID Effort

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Los Angeles-based content and rights management software developer FilmTrack said late Tuesday that it is backing a new metadata standard for the media and entertainment industry. FilmTrack said it has linked with EIDR, an organization developing a new content identifier system for the movie and television industry. READ MORE>>.