Paramount Pictures Licenese Movies To Amazon Prime

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Hollywood studio Paramount Pictures is extending out distribution of its movies with a new deal with Amazon.com , Amazon said Wednesday. Amazon said that it will bring hundreds of movies from Paramount to its Prime Instant Video service, its subscription, video on demand service.

Paramount Links With Twitter On Movie Promotion

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Paramount Pictures said this morning that it is launching a movie promotion for the film SUPER 8, in a partnership with Twitter. According to Paramount, the deal will offer up exclusive trailer premiers on the site on its account, @Super8Movie. paramount twitter super8 movie promotion

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Joost Inks Deal With Paramount, MTV

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Santa Monica-based Joost , the online video distribution firm recently spun out of Adconion, has inked a deal with Paramount Digital Entertainment and MTV , to premier JACKASS 3.5 , the latest project of the popular MTV franchise. The firm said that Paramount and MTV, which are both owned by Viacom, will premier JACKASS 3.5 paramount hollywood content video internet jackass joost

Paramount Pictures Licenses Movies To Amazon Prime

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Hollywood studio Paramount Pictures is extending out distribution of its movies with a new deal with Amazon.com , Amazon said Wednesday. Amazon said that it will bring hundreds of movies from Paramount to its Prime Instant Video service, its subscription, video on demand service.

Initiative to Boost SoCal’s Startup Scene Teams With GV Founder

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A Silicon Valley entrepreneur has set out to boost the startup ecosystem in San Diego and the rest of Southern California—and he already has scored a coup by partnering with Bill Maris, the founder and former CEO of Google Ventures, now known as GV. Steve Poizner, who sold two of his startups to Qualcomm (NASDAQ: QCOM ) and served as California Insurance Commissioner a decade ago, has signed a collaboration agreement with a venture fund that Maris founded in suburban San Diego.

DTS Selected By Paramount Pictures

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DTS , the developer of audio enhancement technology and surround sound technology, said today that its DTS-HD codec has been selected by Paramount Pictures. The Calabasas-based company said that its codec is being used as the surround sound format for Paramount''s UltraViolet movie catalog. DTS said taht Paramount will deliver its catalog of UltraViolet movies with DTS soundtracks in the second half of 2013.

Kabam Launches The Godfather: Five Families Exclusive to Google+

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The company exclusively licensed The Godfather franchise for social gaming from Paramount Digital Entertainment and partnered with Paramount in developing the storyline and game.

Paramount Opens Online Movie Clip Licensing Site

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Los Angeles-based Paramount Digital Entertainment said Tuesday that it has launched a new site, ParamountClips.com , which will offer B2B licensing of clips from the studio's films. The site was developed for Paramount by Digitalsmiths, a North Carolina startup.

Worlize | Virtual World Tied To Facebook, Twitter and Now Your Blog

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McKelvey has led, designed and deployed gaming and web technologies for a multitude of leading companies including Paramount Pictures, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Lionsgate, TNT, GSN and Live Nation. These past few months we have seen the rebirth of virtual worlds.

Why Hollywood is Joining the Video On-Demand Market

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Paramount Digital’s Tom Lesinski explains, “The way large films are marketed no longer makes sense.” Entertainment A Beautiful Mind Facebook film-making Hollywood Hulu Innosight Netflix Paramount Digital Streaming Tom Lesinski Tribeca Twitter video streaming VOD Warner Bros YouTubeThe idea of video on demand has been around since as early as 1990 when GTE partnered up with AT&T to create the first VOD system. It relied on the use tapes as the source of video streams.

Kingston, Paramount Tie On Movies Via Flash Memory

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Fountain Valley-based memory maker Kingston Technology , and Paramount Digital Entertainment said Monday afternoon that the two are in a deal to deliver full-length, motion pictures on Kingston's flash memory products. According to Kingston Digital, an affiliate of Kingston Technology, and Paramount Digital Entertainment (PDE), a division of Paramount Pictures, they will provide the movies via bundles and for sale on USB and SD cards.

Silicon Beach Report March 31: Snapchat Launches Stories Search

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Snapchat launches stories search, Paramount launches ‘Ghost in the Shell’ VR experience, and SpaceX considering upper stage recovery of Falcon Heavy rocket

United Airlines Goes Green With Biofuel Use At LAX

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United also said it has agreed to purchase 15 million gallons of sustainable biofuel for its daily use over a three year period, for use in its regularly scheduled flights, from AltAir Paramount. United Airlines on Friday that it has become the first U.S. airline to begin use of commercial-scale volumes of sustainable aviation biofuel for regularly scheduled flights, through at effort at Los Angeles International Airport.

CallFire Names Chief Revenue Officer

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CallFire joins the company from The Search Agency, where she was President of the company; she also had previously been at United Online, Ameriquest Mortgage, Paramount Pictures, Planet Hollywood and Universal Studios Hollywood. Santa Monica-based voice and text-platform provider CallFire is bolstering its executive ranks today with a new hire, saying that it has named Barbara Palmer as the company''s new Chief Revenue Officer.

JibJab Breaks Records With Justin Bieber Promo

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According to JibJab, the campaign--run for Paramount's Insurge Pictures--generated over 2.8

RealD Names Exec

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Marcoly was previously President, Paramount Pictures International, and also spent over 26 years at The Walt Disney Company. reald movie projection executive theater paramount disney Los Angeles-based 3D theater projection technology provider RealD said today that it has named Anthony Marcoly as the company''s new President, Worldwide Cinema. His last position at Disney was President, International Theatrical. READ MORE>>.

Livit Names Head Of Sports Streaming

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Corwin has previously served at such companies as Top Rank Boxing, ESPN, Viacom, DirecTV, FOX, FIFA, Paramount Stations Group, CBS Network, HBO, Showtime, Don King Productions and UFC. Los Angeles-based Livit , which is a developer of a live, mobile, virtual reality streaming app and service, said today that it has named Marty Corwin as the company's Director of Global Sports.

Technicolor Backs Video Search Firm

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Turner, The CW Network, Paramount, and Telepictures. Technicolor , the provider of services to the motion picture, television, and media industry, has backed a North Carolina technology firm developing video search and discovery products. Durham, N.C.-based

Sony Hack: Theater Chain Pulls Team America

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A Texas theater chain''s plan to run Team America: World Police instead of The Interview , has been quashed by Paramount Pictures, according to the chain.

Mogreet Raises $2.0M More

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Mogreet uses Mobile Messaging Service (MMS), SMS, QR codes, and more in advertising and marketing campaigns for its clients, which include such companies as Nike, ABC, WB, Paramount, Macy's, Gymboree, and many others. Venice, California-based Mogreet , the mobile marketing firm headed by James Citron, has raised $2.0M in an ongoing funding round, according to a regulatory filing by the firm today. According to the filing, the new equity funding has a target of $3.0M.

M-Go Rolls Out On Vizio, Takes On Netflix

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Content available through the service includes movies and TV shows from NBCUniversal, Paramount Pictures, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, Twentieth Century Fox & Warner Bros.

Shamrock Capital Invests $25M In Video Licensing Firm

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Thought Equity Motion allows companies to search for and license footage from entertainment firms, including BBC Motion Gallery, Paramount Pictures, Sony Pictures Entertainment, National Geographic, The New York Times, and the NCAA.

Fans.lu Ties With Game Development Organization

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David Padula has served at Activision and Paramount Pictures; Derek Padula has worked as a game designer at Electronic Arts, Activision, and Seven Studios. Los Angeles-based Fans.lu , a developer of an e-commerce storefront to help game companies sell merchandise such as shirts, hats, posters, and more directly to their gamer fans, said over the weekend that it has partnered with the International Game Developers Association (IGDA).

Ebyline Signs Scripps TV, Adds Audio/Video

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Momary was at the Ventura County Star and LA Times; Narcisse had been at Paramount Pictures and the LA Times. Los Angeles-based Ebyline , a startup which helps publishers find and manage freelancers, said today that it has added Scripps Television Station group as a customer, and the addition of audio/video capabilities to the service. The firm said the new video and audio allows publishers to find freelancers to produce multimedia content.

ZEFR Hits 1 Billion Monthly Views

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Cyber Rain Finds New CEO

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Krug has also previously served at Paramount Pictures and the Walt Disney Company, among other companies. Los Angeles-based Cyber Rain , the venture backed developer of smart irrigation controllers, has tapped an entrepreneur known for making waterless urinals ubiquitous in the US and around the world, as its new CEO. The firm has named James Krug, former founder and CEO of Falcon Waterfree Technologies, to head up the company's smart irrigation controller business.

To Win Amazon’s HQ2, Incentives Are Nice, But Talent Is Required

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Amazon, in its list of “key preferences” for selecting its second home says suitable buildings and sites are of “paramount importance.” Amazon lists one requirement in the stunning request for proposals it issued Thursday, which invites cities across North America to compete to host a second corporate headquarters for the tech and commerce giant.

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From cyber security to outsourcing security management, the importance of implementing a robust security program is paramount to virtually all information technology and critical infrastructure operators. Wednesday, September 20, 2017 -- AFCOM SoCal. Security within the data center environment is one of the most crucial elements of data and asset protection.

Ten Of The Top Tech Companies For Employees In LA

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relationships and brand are paramount to get invited to review the best searches.". Who are the top tech companies to work for in Los Angeles? Despite a huge number of companies, we found there are a number which.

Reflections on 2016: Kevin Winston, Digital LA

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This year, the VR on the Lot conference featured VR and VFX companies and Hollywood filmmakers on the Paramount Lot. This holiday season, we are again sharing the reflections on 2016 from Southern California's technology ecosystem. This morning, we have Kevin Winston of Digital LA (www.digitalla.net), the organization which is LA's largest digital networking group and which is behind the Silicon Beach Fest, the first and largest tech, startup and entertainment conference in LA.

When Hiring Entrepreneurs, Ignore Their Resumes

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When hiring ATM Operators at a Big Dumb Company (BDC), assessing each candidate’s ability to execute predictable tasks is of paramount importance. Note: This is the third installment in the Startup Team Building series. Read Part I HERE and Part II HERE.

Hulu Plans Full Slate Of New Original Series

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Deadbeat" is being co-produced by Lionsgate Television, the first co-production deal between the two; "East Los High" features an all-Latino cast in English; and "The Hotwives of Orlando" comes from Paramount Digital Entertainment. Los Angeles-based streaming television site Hulu has a full slate of new original series planned for this year, saying today it has plans to launch a number of new series and has renewed a number of series to bolster its original content.

Interview with Matt and Amanda MacNaughton, PromoJam

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We quickly branched out of music, working with television companies like NBC Universal, and working with film studios like Paramount and Warner Bros. What's the best way to get the word out about your brand on social media?