Stage 32: An Education Hub For Entertainment Industry Creatives
SEPTEMBER 21, 2015
And if you work in the entertainment industry, you have Stage 32. by providing cutting-edge online education to a global population of people looking to make it in the ever-evolving entertainment industry. Stage 32 is teaching the evolution of the entertainment industry as it’s happening, and more people than ever are throwing their hat in the ring. To be sure, there are other places to go for education if you’re seeking success in the entertainment industry.
Blizzard Entertainment Chops 600
FEBRUARY 29, 2012
Irvine-based Blizzard Entertainment , the developer of the popular World of Warcraft, massively-multiplayer online game, said this morning that it has cut 600 jobs. blizzard entertainment activision world warcraft
My Damn Channel Becomes Omnivision Entertainment
APRIL 16, 2014
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. The company--which has operations in both New York and Long Beach--said the move comes as it is expanding its branded entertainment and talent development efforts. rename content video entertainment omnivision mydamnchannel
Global Eagle Entertainment Acquires Emerging Markets Communications For $550M
MAY 10, 2016
Los Angeles-based inflight entertainment, wireless, and communications systems developer Global Eagle Entertainment is acquiring satellite communications services provider Emerging Markets Communications , the two said Monday, in a deal worth $550M in cash and stock. global eagle entertainment inflight wireless merger acquisition emerging markets communications maritime shipping
How Laudville Is Bringing Your Entertainment Life Together
JANUARY 3, 2014
In the world of many online television, movie, and video sites, scores of music streaming services, and other entertainment content, it''s often a difficult task to find what you really want to watch, listen to, or read.
The Story Behind ScoreBig's Live Entertainment Tickets, with Adam Kanner
DECEMBER 10, 2012
The first problem is that the live entertainment industry has a tremendous amount of excess capability. discount event venue music sports ticket entertainment live scorebig interview kanner adam
Digital LA: Branded Entertainment Panel Live!
Tech Zulu Event
APRIL 25, 2011
Join us tonight live at 8pm PST from UCLA Korn Hall for Digital LA’s Branded Entertainment panel right here on TechZulu. They’ll discuss how content creators and brands work together to create, develop, and market digital branded entertainment.
Nirvanix Wins Entertainment Studio
DECEMBER 8, 2011
San Diego-based Nirvanix , the provider of enterprise cloud storage services, said today that it has scored a customer win at Relativity Media, an entertainment studio working on film and television production. nirvanix cloud storage entertainment hollywood relativity media studio data
Serious Business Get Funded For Internet Entertainment
AUGUST 15, 2011
A trio of United Talent Agency execs said Friday that they have launched a new, media company focused on the intersection of Internet and entertainment. serious business venture capital seed internet hollywood agent entertainment cheezburgerAccording to Serious Business , it has raised a second round of seed funding from Brave New Ventures to fund the effort. Amount of the investment was not disclosed. Serious Business was founded by Jason U. Nadler, Jon Zimelis, and Alex Blagg.
Sony Online Entertainment Restarts Game Services
MAY 16, 2011
San Diego-based Sony Online Entertainment said over the weekend that it has begun restoring its online game services, after the massive hack of the firm's services. sony online entertainment game videogame hacking intrusion security content
Sony Online Entertainment: 24.6 Million Accounts Stolen
MAY 3, 2011
San Diego-based Sony Online Entertainment has tallied the number of accounts which have been compromised by hackers on the firm's online game service, saying that it has found that personal information from approximately 24.6
Meteor Entertainment Raises $10M
FEBRUARY 27, 2012
Meteor Entertainment , a developer of a downloadable, online shooting game called Hawken , has raised $10M in funding, according to reports. hawken meteor entertainment venture capital adhesive gamesSource of the funding included Benchmark Capital and FirstMark Capital. Hawken is being developed by Alhambra-based game studio Adhesive Games. The funding was led by former JAMDAT founder Mitch Lasky, who is now at Benchmark. READ MORE>>.
Sony Online Entertainment Offline Due To Hacking
MAY 2, 2011
The web site of San Diego-based Sony Online Entertainment , the developer of massively multiplayer online games, was shut down today, along with Station.com, another Sony site, due to continued issues with hacking of the firm's systems.
Audiolife Acquired By Alliance Entertainment
MAY 22, 2012
Van Nuys-based Audiolife , the startup which provided product fulfillment for the music industry and artists, has been acquired by Florida firm Alliance Entertainment. According to Alliance Entertainment, Audiolife's founders will remain in Los Angeles, but the company will be moving its fulfillment operations to Shepherdsville, Kentucky. audiolife alliance entertainment merger acquisition artist hollywood musician music
Sony Online Entertainment: Customer Data Stolen
MAY 2, 2011
San Diego-based Sony Online Entertainment , the developer of massively multiplayer online games, has provided details of the intrusion on the firm's systems, saying that hackers may have stolen its customer information. sony online entertainment shutdown hacking intrusion content videogame
RealD, Regal Entertainment In Expanded 3D Rollout
JANUARY 27, 2011
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. The deal doubles the number of screens under contract with Regal Entertainment, from an earlier May 2008 contract.
M-GO's Take On The Digital Entertainment Streaming Market, with John Batter
SEPTEMBER 5, 2013
We had the notion that we could create a service that was aimed at the mass market, which was really user friendly, which provided a service to the consumer, and that helped bring back the fun in the entertainment experience, so that we could help the consumer bridge the digital divide.
USC Entertainment Technology Center Names CEO
APRIL 6, 2012
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. entertainment technology center content hollywood university school southern california
RealD Adds 1,000 Screens At AMC Entertainment
JULY 28, 2011
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 hollywoodAccording to RealD, it will equip up to 1,000 additoinal screens with RealD's 3D technology, across AMC's theaters in the United States and Canada. Financial impact of the additional screens was not announced by the companies.
AngelVision Eyes Investments In Entertainment, New Media
JUNE 21, 2011
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
CTO RoundTable – Technology in Entertainment | Presented Live By TechZulu
Tech Zulu Event
FEBRUARY 21, 2011
We'll discuss current trends in technology with in the entertainment industry. Arts & Entertainment Events Science & Technology CTO RoundTable Disney Disney interactive Media Group IT Talent Search Lionsgate Microsoft Sony Sony Pictures Universal Music GroupJoin TechZulu as we bring to you live from the Microsoft HQ in downtown Los Angeles CTO RoundTable at 7pm PST. Visit TechZulu for full story.
JibJab's StoryBots Takes On Kids' Entertainment
SEPTEMBER 13, 2012
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? You get Storybots , a brand new, online service with the sensibility of JibJab's comedic content cross pollinated with kids educational entertainment. hollywood content video entertainment kids jibjab storybots
Myspace Sets Entertainment Head
FEBRUARY 16, 2012
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. Mincheff was previously at Fox Filmed Entertainment, serving as SVP Branded Entertainment; he also served as CEO of Spacedog Media, a digital marketing agency. myspace entertainment music specificmedia specific media executive
Blizzard Entertainment Expands Into Collectibles
MARCH 29, 2017
Irvine-based videogame maker Blizzard Entertainment , the company behind such games as World of Warcraft and Overwatch, has expanded into the physical collectibles market, saying it will start offering up "high end" collectibles to its players. blizzard entertainment widowmaker collectible artwork
LA Dodgers Launch Sports, Technology, Entertainment Accelerator
APRIL 15, 2015
According to the two, the new startup accelerator will focus on companies at the intersection of sports, technology, and entertainment. baseball capital venture sports entertainment accelerator startup dodgers The Los Angeles Dodgers and R/GA said Tuesday afternoon that the two are setting up a new, startup accelerator in Los Angeles, called the LA Dodgers Accelerator.
Microsoft Spins Up New Entertainment Studio In Hollywood
SEPTEMBER 18, 2012
Microsoft is the latest big name, technology company which sees its future being defined in Hollywood, and is reportedly hiring a former CBS television executive to head up original video content development efforts here.
HitFix Partners With Entertainment Blog
SEPTEMBER 14, 2011
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 film
Mad Catz In License Deal With Sony Computer Entertainment Japan
JANUARY 19, 2012
San Diego-based Mad Catz Interactive , a manufacturer of computer accessories, gaming accessories, and other products, said Wednesday that it has inked an agreement with Sony Computer Entertainment Japan.
Beyond Entertainment | Social Media as a Tool for Marketers
Tech Zulu Event
JUNE 26, 2013
The post Beyond Entertainment | Social Media as a Tool for Marketers appeared first on TechZulu. Business Entertainment Marketing 2013 ads Advertising Brands entrepreneur Fab Facebook Mobile device networking personal connections ROI Social Media Social network From Fun to Big Business.
Dun & Bradstreet Partners With Cedric the Entertainer
FEBRUARY 16, 2011
What do Cedric the Entertainer and Los Angeles-based Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp. , D&B said it has placed the first corporate order for hats from Cedric the Entertainer, as part of an employee recognition program. Cedric the Entertainer's WHO CED?
Sony Online Entertainment Offers $10K Scholarship For Girls
FEBRUARY 22, 2013
Looking to inspire girls to joint he video game industry, Sony Online Entertainment said today that it has begun accepting applications for its annual $10,000 scholarship which encourages women to join the video game industry.
Entertainment Deals Take Center Stage In LA’s Burgeoning VC Scene
APRIL 14, 2014
Entertainment TC Venture Capital Maker Studios Oculus VR Los Angeles tastemade MachinimaA string of big acquisitions, public offerings, and a pipeline of growing young startup companies has venture investors saying “I love L.A.”
Silicon Beach Report Jan. 13: Head of Sony Entertainment, Michael Lynton, Steps Down to Become Snap Chairman
L.A. Business Journal
JANUARY 13, 2017
Head of Sony Entertainment, Michael Lynton, steps down to become Snap chairman, Rubicon shares soar after rumor of a sale, RadPad acquired after rough 2016, and more
Sony Online Entertainment Takes PlanetSide 2 To Russia
OCTOBER 4, 2012
Sony Online Entertainment , the developer of massively multiplayer games which is based in San Diego, said today that it has inked a deal with Innova Systems to take its PlanetSide 2 title to Russia and the the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS).
Silicon Beach Report Aug. 23: STX Entertainment Acquires Virtual Reality Company Surreal
L.A. Business Journal
AUGUST 23, 2016
STX Entertainment acquires virtual reality company Surreal, Google Daydream to use Hulu VR content, Disney Movies Anywhere integrates with Verizon Fios, and more
25 Digital Entertainment Executives to Watch and Your Chance to Meet Them
Tech Zulu Event
DECEMBER 22, 2010
Arts & Entertainment Events New Media Retail & Consumers Alex St. On January 6, 2011, Digital Media Wire is hosting its 4th Annual Digital Media Insider at CES, an exclusive event for the digital media industry’s key movers and influencers at the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Visit TechZulu for full story.
E2: Evolution of Entertainment Conference at USC
Tech Zulu Event
FEBRUARY 21, 2013
On Friday, February 22, USC’s Business and Entertainment Association (BEA) is hosting its 4th annual E2: Evolution of Entertainment Conference at the Town & Gown Hall at the USC Campus. This year’s theme is Media Without Borders: The Globalization of Entertainment.
N3XT CON 2017 - Entertainment, Technology, Startup
SoCal Tech Calendar
MARCH 27, 2017
Sunday, April 2, 2017 -- N3XT CON 2017 - Entertainment, Technology, Startup. Located in Southern California, N3XT CON 2017 will spotlight industries that embody the LA spirit - Entertainment, Technology, and Startups. Daniel Seah, CEO of Digital Domain, will give the keynote address discussing how technology drives the entertainment industry. Afternoon panels will be broken out into individual sessions discussing the fields of entertainment, technology and startup.
Caltech Entrepreneurs Forum - Entertainment
SoCal Tech Calendar
FEBRUARY 19, 2017
Saturday, February 25, 2017 -- Caltech Entrepreneurs Forum - Entertainment. Southern California is still the home of Hollywood -- the symbolic name for the motion picture industry, but that industry has changed dramatically in recent years. Many of the studios have sizable in-house technology development operations, but all acquire technology or technology products from outside their corporate borders.
Fisker Automotive Entertains Bids From Chinese Automakers
FEBRUARY 19, 2013
Has troubled, Anaheim-based automaker Fisker Automotive found a buyer yet? News over the weekend from Bloomberg said that Chinese car company Dongfeng Motor Group has offered $350M for an 85 percent in Fisker, and that Chinese auto firm Geely also has put in a bid for the company.