Fandango Plans Move To New Office In Beverly Hills

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Olympic Boulevard, to a new office in Beverly Hills, the company said this week. fandango beverly hills relocation content hollywood streaming movie tickets ticketingLos Angeles-based Fandango says it is planning to move its office, currently on W. According to Fandango, the move will happen sometime in mid-2017, with the company occupying the top two floors of the four story building at 407 Maple Drive.

Dubset Gets Strategic Investment From Rhapsody

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Dubset Media Holdings , a developer of technology used to help DJs monetize their music, and helps identify music for music rights holders--which has offices in Beverly Hills--has scored a strategic round of funding from Rhapsody International. Dubset is led by Bob Barbiere, and has offices in New York, London, and Beverly Hills. musician rhapsody content music hollywood capital venture investment strategic holdings media dubset

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MGM Licenses Content To Amazon

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MGM is based in Beverly Hills. amazon studios content streaming video prime instantMGM Studios is licensing its library of classic movie and television shows to Amazon.com , as part of Amazon's Prime Instant Video service, Amazon said today.

RealD Acquires MasterImage 3D

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Beverly Hills-based 3D movie projection systems developer RealD said last week that it has acquired the assets of MasterImage 3D , including all of its intellectual property, technology, inventory, and accounts receivable. reald masterimage merger acquisition movie projection content hollywood technology patent legal

Live Nation Buys Analytics Firm BigChampagne

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BigChampagne was based in Beverly Hills, and was founded by Eric Garland; Garland becomes General Manager of LiveNation.com, and co-founder Joe Fleischer becomes SVP of Content & Product Strategy for LiveNation.com. Los Angeles-based Live Nation Entertainment said today that it has acquired a provider of media metrics and analytics, BigChampagne Media Measurement. Financial details of the buy were not disclosed.

Why The Next Generation of Online Video Companies Will be Vertical

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In the online world the ecosystem is being fragmented into those that primarily produce content (Mitu, Vice, BuzzFeed) and those who primarily distribute it: YouTube, Amazon, Netflix, Yahoo!, Enter content. Of course anybody can produce Hispanic content.

What I Learned In 2015: Jeb Spencer, TVC Capital

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Our first investment in the new fund was a $12 million investment in Beverly Hills based MediaPlatform. All this week, we're featuring reflections on the past year from movers and shakers in the community.

Mobile Roadie Hits The iPad

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Beverly Hills-based Mobile Roadie , the developer of tools which make it easy for artists and brands to create their own mobile apps, said today that it has launched a new native iPad app platform, along with a self-service mobile website product. mobile roadie ipad development content hollywood

Catch Media Lands Investment From Motorola

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Beverly Hills-based Catch Media , a provider of software used for digital rights management, has scored a strategic funding from Motorola Mobility Ventures , the strategic investment arm of Motorola, the firms said Thursday. Catch Media provides rights registry, tracking, routing, and other technology for digital content.

Reflections on 2016: Kevin Winston, Digital LA

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This year, at the Streamys Awards recognizing influencers and content creators in Beverly Hills, creator Matthew Patrick won the first VR 360 award, for his GameLabs videos, produced with help from Specular Theory VR company, which has spoken at several of our events. This holiday season, we are again sharing the reflections on 2016 from Southern California's technology ecosystem.

Vuguru, Stan Lee's POW! Entertainment Tie On Digital Content Deal

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Beverly Hills-based Vuguru , the online digital content production studio run by Michael Eisner, and POW! vuguru michael eisner online content hollywood production stan spiderman comic book

OWNZONES Media Network Names Chief Security Officer

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Beverly Hills-based OWNZONES Media Network , a technology and entertainment company which provides products for the motion picture, television and digital content creation industries, says it has named Rob Hopps as Chief Security Officer (CSO), and Senior Vice President, Platform Operations.

LiveStream Acquired By Vimeo

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Beverly Hills-based Livestream , a provider of online live video broadcasting tools, has been acquired by online video service Vimeo , Vimeo announced on Tuesday. livetsream vimeo merger acquisition video broadcasting streaming tools content media hollywoodFinancial terms of the acquisition were not announced. Vimeo is owned by IAC. Livestream had raised around $14.7M in total investment, and ites investors have included Gannett Co. and others.

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.

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. Google chose Playa Vista to establish YouTube Space LA , its flagship center for content creation. But the tech culture of Los Angeles is shifting real estate’s center of gravity.

BloomNation's Goal To Empower Your Local Florist, And Improve Flower Delivery

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If you type in flowers in Beverly Hills, you won''t see any organic results for the big businesses. For example, if it''s 3 pm and you forgot your wife''s birthday, and you want to bring her orchids, you can hop on the site and see who still has orchids today in Beverly Hills.

RealD Names New Chief Operating Officer

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Beverly Hills-based RealD , the developer of 3D movie projection systems, said on Tuesday that it has named Travis Reid as the company's new Chief Operating Officer. reald executive movie projection theater hollywood contentReid was most recently serving as President of Distribution for Broad Green Pictures. He also has served at Screenvision, Digital Cinema Implementation Partners (DCIP), and Loews Cineplex Entertainment, all in the CEO role. READ MORE>>.

STARZ Rolls Out Amazon Fire TV App

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Beverly Hills-based entertainment company STARZ , which is part of Lionsgate, said on Thursday afternoon that it has launched a new app on Amazon Fire TV. The app requires an existing subscription to STARZ for accessing that content. starz amazon fire content hollywood streaming videoSTARZ said its STARZ App gives users access to all of its original series, plus movies and first run films, on Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick.

STARZ Debuts on Roku

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Beverly Hills-based STARZ is broadening its distribution channels, saying on Wednesday that it has added support for Roku for its existing subscribers. starz roku streaming video movies films film stream content hollywood playerAccording to STARZ, the support allows its subscribers to watch both its original series, as well as movies and first run films on Roku's media players and Roku TV.

Guarding your Ones and Zeroes - Securing Intellectual Property Rights in Digital Content

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Thursday, August 27, 2009 -- Guarding your Ones and Zeroes - Securing Intellectual Property Rights in Digital Content. A panel discussion hosted by the Beverly Hills Bar Associations IP, Internet and New Media Section Our panelists will discuss how technical protections and legal enforcement strategies can be applied to protect digital IP during development and upon release and the challenges created as technology gets even more user-friendly.

Slacker Acquired By LiveXLive

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LiveXLive said it will combine the content programming teams of both companies. LiveXLive is based in Beverly Hills, and is led by CEO Robert Ellin. San Diego-based online radio station and music streaming service Slacker Radio has been acquired by LiveXLive , the two companies announced on Friday. Financial terms of the acquisition were not announced, however, an SEC filing indicates the deal was worth around $50M, split between $44M in cash and $6M in stock.

You Can Own Minecraft Founder Notch's Stuff (In Real Life)

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Well, you can--if you are the winner of an auction of some of the contents of the $70 million house he moved into in Beverly Hills. Persson bought the Beverly Hills mansion back in December of 2014, although Persson has complained rather publicly about how becoming a billionaire has made him unhappy. mansion hills beverly estate sale notch persson markus mojang minecraftWish you could live just like Minecraft founder Markus Persson (aka Notch)?

Relativity Media Sells Stake To Singaporean Social Networking Company YuuZoo

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Beverly Hills-based movie studio Relativity Media --which is behind such titles as Limitless, Masterminds, and Immortals--scored a big investment from Singaporean Internet company YuuZoo , the two companies said this morning. YuuZoo said the deal will give it access to a "huge and growing library" of content, in film, TV, sports, fashion, and music. relativity media yuuzoo social gaming content hollywood merger acquisition venture capital

Mike Jones On Science Inc.'s First Firms

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They were a group of really great young guys out of Beverly Hills, who understand how to build a brand, and figured out how to do it very quickly, and manufacture for a very low price. One of those sectors are marketplaces, the other is content and e-commerce.

Hasbro, Netflix Team On Kids Programming

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Beverly Hills-based Hasbro Studios , the content division of toy maker Hasbro, and streaming media provider Netflix said Thursday that the two are in an expanded, multi-year programming agreement. Financial details of the content deal were not disclosed.

LA Startup To Broadcast Live Surgery In VR

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Los Angeles-based GIBLIB , a startup multi-channel-network (MCN) focused on surgery content, said it will be broadcasting a live, public stream of a hernia surgery in virtual reality next week. According to GIBLIB, it will broadcast a 360 degree virtual reality view of a surgery being conducted in Beverly Hills in 4K video.

Actv8 Gets $3.2M

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Beverly Hills-based Actv8 , a developer of mobile applications for Hollywood and the television industry, has raised $3.2M content television capital venture interactive application mobile actv8in a funding round, according to a recent regulatory filing by the firm. Source of the funding and details have not been announced.

Total Beauty Gets $800K More

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Beverly Hills-based Total Beauty Media , an online site providing beauty advice, product reviews, and other information, has raised $800,000 more in funding, according to last week's PricewaterhouseCoopers/NVCA MoneyTree report. Tags: total beauty media content venture capital

Fox Mobile Group Sold By News Corp.

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Beverly Hills- and Berlin, Germany-based Fox Mobile Group , which offers mobile content distribution and mobile entertainment products, has been sold to Jesta Group , Jesta said Wednesday. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Jesta said Fox Mobile Group will become part of Jesta Mobile Holdings. FMG operates the Jamba, Jamster, Mobizzo, iLove, and Bitbop consumer services. The firms said that Allen & Company advised News Corp. on the sale.

ACTV8.me Wins WSOP

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Beverly Hills-based ACTV8.me , a developer of mobile, interactive applications for the television and entertainment market, announced today that it has linked with Caesars Interactive Entertainment , to produce an application for the World Series of Poker (WSOP). The new app includes interactive and social content, such as polls, trivia questions, and predictions.

2010 State of Evolving Media Address

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New media and entertainment lawyer James Nguyen will talk on the latest technology and business trends, key intellectual property issues in the evolving media landscape, and practical tips for negotiating content licenses in the digital age. Presented by the Beverly Hills Bar Association Intellectual Property, Internet and New Media Section. Thursday, January 28, 2010 -- 2010 State of Evolving Media Address.

RealD Sets IPO Pricing Range

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Beverly Hills-based RealD , which develops 3D projection technology used in the showing of 3D movies, has set its estimated IPO pricing range at between $13.00 Tags: reald movie merger acquisition theater hollywood content and $15.00 per share, according to an updated S-1 by the firm.

State of Evolving Media Address

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Thursday, January 27, 2011 -- Beverly Hills Bar Assoc. Lunch - 3rd Annual State of Evolving Media Address. Leading IP and new media lawyer James D.