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


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

My Damn Channel Becomes Omnivision Entertainment


Web video content provider My Damn Channel --led by Rob Barnett and Warren Chao--has relaunched the company, and changed its name to Omnivision Entertainment , the company recently announced. rename content video entertainment omnivision mydamnchannel READ MORE>>.

23 Million Views – Startup Content Goes Mainstream


The post 23 Million Views – Startup Content Goes Mainstream appeared first on John Greathouse Your friends see you as you are. billion.

How Laudville Is Bringing Your Entertainment Life Together


When we first alpha tested this, we just had watchable entertainment, movies and TV, many of them popping up in second screen apps. Phoebe B.

Stage 32: An Education Hub For Entertainment Industry Creatives


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

Sony Online Entertainment: 24.6 Million Accounts Stolen


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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.

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


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>>.

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


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

Sony Online Entertainment: Customer Data Stolen


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RealD, Regal Entertainment In Expanded 3D Rollout


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


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>>.

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OK Go Super Bowl Video Illustrates Collision Between Content, Technology


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

RealD Adds 1,000 Screens At AMC Entertainment


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>>.

AngelVision Eyes Investments In Entertainment, New Media


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

JibJab's StoryBots Takes On Kids' Entertainment


What do you get when you take the creative minds behind , 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>>.

Myspace Sets Entertainment Head


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.

Microsoft Spins Up New Entertainment Studio In Hollywood


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.

HitFix Partners With Entertainment Blog


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>>.

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.

Sony Online Entertainment Offers $10K Scholarship For Girls


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Sony Online Entertainment Takes PlanetSide 2 To Russia


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Hulu Plus Adds Content From WWE


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>>.

Riot Games Buys Radiant


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>>.

MarketCast Acquired By Kohlberg & Company


Los Angeles-based MarketCast , a market research company providing research services to the global entertainment industry, has been acquired by Kohlberg & Company , according to reports. marketcast market research entertainment hollywood content merger acquisition private equityREAD MORE>>.

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

Baboo Sets Sights On Digital Marketing


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

Specific Media Taps Entertainment Exec As New CFO


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>>.

Silicon Beach Fest Kicks Off Today


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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

IGN Entertainment Names Chief Programming Officer


IGN Entertainment , which produces online video game and entertainment content, said Tuesday that it has named Wade Beckett as its Chief Programming Officer and SVP of Video, based here in Los Angeles. IGN Entertainment is part of Ziff Davis, which is own by LA's J2 Global. READ MORE>>.

Dreamscape Immersive Raises Series A Funding For VR Entertainment Centers


Los Angeles-based Dreamscape Immersive , a developer of immersive, virtual reality entertainment experiences, said on yesterday afternoon that it has raised a Series A financing round. park theme imagineering dreamworks disney hollywood content entertainment capital venture immersive dreamscapeREAD MORE>>.

Siemer Ventures Backs Japanese Mobile Video Firm


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

Warner Launches Startup Accelerator In Los Angeles


It looks like there's a new startup accelerator in town today: MediaCamp , an entertainment-focused startup acceleration program backed by Turner Broadcasting, a division of Warner Bros. Entertainment. mediacamp venture capital startup accelerator incubator entertainment content hollywood videoAccording to Warner Bros.,

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Sony Online Entertainment Launches User-Generated Content Program


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Intel To Open New Studio In Hollywood Aimed At VR


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>>.

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.


Laudville Bolsters Advisory Board With's Chuang


Los Angeles-based Laudville , a startup developing an online platform to help users share entertainment like movies, books, TV, and music with friends, has added Gene Chuang to its board of advisors, according to the firm. laudville entertainment content startup advisory board oversee executive READ MORE>>.

Twistory Entertainment Being Sold In Asset Sale


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>>.

Disney Jumps Into Connected Toys, Wearables


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