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Thursday, October 12, 2017 -- Digital Hollywood. Skirball Center. Keynote Event and Evening Host Seth Shapiro, Governor, Interactive Media, The Television Academy. See [link] (more

Digital Hollywood

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Wednesday, October 11, 2017 -- Digital Hollywood. Skirball Center. Keynote Event and Evening Host Seth Shapiro, Governor, Interactive Media, The Television Academy. See [link] (more

Digital Hollywood

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Tuesday, October 10, 2017 -- Digital Hollywood. Skirball Center. Keynote Event and Evening Host Seth Shapiro, Governor, Interactive Media, The Television Academy. See [link] (more

Sports stars, franchises and Hollywood agencies are betting $38 million on an esports revolution

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What started with an esports team is now quickly becoming an esports empire, backed by some of the biggest names in sports and money managers for entertainment family dynasties and Hollywood power brokers.

Last Chance: Hollywood's Ultraviolet Shutting Down July 31st

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Are you one of those early adopters who opted for all digital purchases of Hollywood movies, using Ultraviolet? Ultraviolet was Hollywood's first attempt at a "digital locker" which theoretically would allow consumers to purchase digital copies of movies and have access to them any time -- those Ultraviolet codes (which often were sold along with Blu-ray and DVD disks)--had allowed users to stream those movies online or on their mobile devices.

Netflix Expands In Hollywood

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Internet video streaming and rental service Netflix is in a major expansion in Hollywood, and has signed a lease fo 200,052 square feet on the Sunset Corridor, the company said Thursday. ICON said the deal for the Netflix offices is the largest office lease signed to date in Hollywood, in terms of square feet. Netflix has had a presence in the Los Angeles area, due to both work with Hollywood studios and content creators, as well as because of its own, original content efforts.

West Hollywood Vacation Rental Outfit Raises $5 Million

L.A. Business Journal

AvantStay, a West Hollywood-based hospitality firm that provides short-term vacation rentals to groups, announced Dec. 19 it received $5 million in a round led by Menlo park investment firm Bullpen Capital

2018 Hollywood Entertainment Technology Festival

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Wednesday, October 3, 2018 -- 2018 Hollywood Entertainment Technology Festival. The Hollywood Entertainment Technology Festival (HETF) is an exciting international event bridging the US and China, with expert speakers and panel discussions on trends in entertainment technology, cross-border opportunities, and investments.

Fender Turns to Hollywood, Internet to Lift Sales

L.A. Business Journal

Guitar maker Fender looks to crank the volume on sales with a new outpost in Hollywood

Blankspaces Targets New Location In Hollywood

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Coworking space operator Blankspaces says it is planning a big expansion in mid-June, and plans to open up a new location in Hollywood. blankspaces hollywood coworking technology office temp space realestate real estate

Silicon Valley Meets Hollywood

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Monday, July 24, 2017 -- Silicon Valley Meets Hollywood. Global Ventures Summit Pre-Event Mixer. Connect with the founders of the Global Ventures Summit with special guests from Silicon Valley's venture capital funds and LA's social media influencers. See [link] (more

Cinedigm Sells Hollywood Software

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Century City-based Cinedigm said late Tuesday that it has sold its Hollywood Software division to an outside team of investors, led by David Gajda, one of the company''s original founders. Hollywood Software''s tools are used for managing digital theatrical distribution and exhibition. cinedigm hollywood software founder cash merger acquisition content theatrical theater digital spinout

Hollywood Tech Happy Hour -Tech Save America

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Tuesday, November 6, 2018 -- Hollywood Tech Happy Hour -Tech Save America. See [link] (more

Hollywood Tech Happy Hour

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Tuesday, July 11, 2017 -- Hollywood Tech Happy Hour. Imagine if there was a place, where at one table an entrepreneur meets her next $100,000 investor. A designer meets a new client, a web developer with a great internet startup. A PHP engineer meets a charismatic founder that excites him with his vision, so much so that he can picture leaving his day job for the exhilarating experience of working tirelessly for technology stock options that could be worth millions one day.

Hollywood Presbyterian Pays $17,000 In Bitcoin Ransom

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Report: Amazon Facing Issues In Hollywood

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A report from the WSJ says that Amazon is "failing to dominate" in Hollywood, and is running issues with "lackluster releases" and strained relationships with its producers. amazon hollywood content streaming production studiosAmazon runs all of its content business and production out of the Los Angeles area, as part of Amazon Studios. READ MORE>>.

Hollywood Software Acquired By Rentrak

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Los Angeles-based Hollywood Software, Inc. Hollywood Software's products are installed at such studios as 20th Century Fox, Universal Pictures and Lionsgate, according to the companies, with its digital cinema management software being used to manage more than 15,000 screens worldwide. hollywood software rentrak merger acquisition movie content analytics analysis tracking distribution film cinema

RivetAI Targets Hollywood With AI Tools

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Can artificial intelligence help Hollywood unlock more creativity from storytellers? rivetai hollywood endcue spacex startup content machine learning planning productionLos Angeles-based RivetAI hopes it can, saying Thursday that it has launched to apply artificial intelligence technology to help assist storytellers in planning and producing content.

Why Seriously Thinks Mobile Games Are Key To Hollywood's Future

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In the mobile age, what is the key to connecting and engaging with users, and where does Hollywood''s creative content fit into the mix? What''s the connection between Seriously and Hollywood?

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Monday, April 30, 2012 -- Digital Hollywood. link] (more

Silicon Valley VC's New LPs: Hollywood?

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Apparently, according to Variety, that source is increasingly Hollywood , and its stars and executives. The article did not quantify how much Hollywood money is going to technology venture capital and private equity. silicon valley venture capital hollywood

Hollywood's Ultraviolet Digital Movie Locker To Shut Down

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ultraviolet digital movie locker television streaming vudu content hollywoodIn a move to again raise the question of it you truly own those digital movie and TV titles you have purchased, Ultraviolet , the digital movie locker service which had acted as a cloud-based digital "locker" location for movies and television shows, is shutting down. Ultraviolet said on its home page that it will close on July 31, 2019.

Angry Birds Maker Eyes Hollywood

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The latest, videogame firm looking to get into Hollywood looks to be Rovio , the maker of the popular videogame Angry Birds , according to a report today. angry birds rovio hollywood videogame content smartphone iphone android

Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center Taken Offline By Ransomware

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Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center , a medical center in the Los Angeles area, has been unable to use their computers for more than a week , due to "ransomware" placed on those computers by hackers. hollywood presbyterian medical center ransomware cybersecurity security attack

Oculus Courts Hollywood With New Film Unit

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Irvine-based Oculus , the virtual reality headgear and technology maker which is now part of Facebook, announced Monday at the Sundance Film Festival that it has created a new unit to help Hollywood make virtual reality movies. oculus rift virtual reality content hollywood immersive sundance

AT&T Eyes Focus On Silicon Beach, Hollywood

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AT&T says that it is bolstering its operations in both Silicon Beach and Hollywood, as part of its $85.4 silicon beach expansion growth time warner timewarner hollywood entertainment technologybillion takeover of Time Warner. According to AT&T spokespeople at the company's SHAPE Tech & Entertainment Expo, which was held at the Warner Bros.

Why Hollywood is Joining the Video On-Demand Market

Tech.Co

Hollywood studios are jumping on the trend of the VOD market. Nevertheless, Hollywood is still finding it difficult to adopt new trends fast enough. I am not as bold as to say that by next year, or even in the next 10 years, we’ll see tumbleweeds blowing through the studios of Hollywood. What this means is, even though Netflix essentially pays for the rights to stream Hollywood movies, it doesn’t even come close to the money studios make from movie theaters.

MySetLife Adds Content From Hollywood Reporter, FilmContact.com

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The company said it will provide free access to breaking news feeds from The Hollywood Reporter, contact information from FilmContact.com, and access to the crowdsourced funding resources at Invested.in. mysetlife hollywood reporter producer content filmmaker investedin

New Fund Targets Celebrities, Hollywood

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It seems like combining Hollywood and venture capital is the rage in Silicon Valley this week, as news came Tuesday of a new, seed-stage venture capital fund--run by former Mashable blogger Ben Parr--looking to raise money from Hollywood celebrities for access to hot, Silicon Valley Startups. dominate fund dominatefund hollywood celebrity venture capital mashable

Hollywood Software Buys Digital Cinema Systems, Inc.

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Woodland Hills-based Hollywood Software , a developer of enterprise software used by studios, independent movie distributors, and exhibitors to run their distribution and exhibition businesses, said it has acquired Digital Cinema Systems, Inc. , hollywood software digital cinema systems merger acquisition content movie projection system

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Thursday, October 21, 2010 -- Digital Hollywood. Video Everywhere to the consumer! Its happening on all platforms - TVs, Tablets, PCs and Smartphones. Meet the Advertisers, the Technology Companies and Networks! See [link] (more

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Tuesday, October 19, 2010 -- Digital Hollywood. Video Everywhere to the consumer! Its happening on all platforms - TVs, Tablets, PCs and Smartphones. Meet the Advertisers, the Technology Companies and Networks! See [link] (more

Digital Hollywood

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Monday, October 18, 2010 -- Digital Hollywood. Video Everywhere to the consumer! Its happening on all platforms - TVs, Tablets, PCs and Smartphones. Meet the Advertisers, the Technology Companies and Networks! See [link] (more

This Hollywood Star Proves Entrepreneurs Should Be Clueless

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This was certainly the case with Hollywood star turned inventor, Hedy Lamarr. Lamarr abandoned a successful European film career to become a Hollywood star. Unsatisfied with the intellectual limitations of Hollywood, Ms. A version of this article previously appeared in Forbes.

Snap, NBCUniversal Create New Snapchat Centric, Hollywood Studio

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Venice-based Snap and Burbank-based NBCUniversal have partnered to form a new, Snapchat-centered, Hollywood studio, which will specifically create content for Snapchat, the two said this week. snap snapchat nbcuniversal content hollywood media socialAccording to the two, the new studio's ownership will be split evenly between Snap and NBCU, and will be based in Santa Monica.