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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

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.

Paramount Sends Mission Impossible To Facebook

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Los Angeles-based Paramount Pictures said Tuesday that it is making its entire line of Mission: Impossible movies available on Facebook. networking social hollywood film content movie pictures paramount impossible mission

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.

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.

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.

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.

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>>.

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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Paramount, MGM, Miramax, Columbia, and others, for online distribution.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Breg Partners With Redox to Improve Tracking of Orthotic Devices

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Managing medical device inventory is paramount at healthcare organizations that help patients come back from injuries, many of which do not keep their entire stock of orthotic and prosthetic products on site. For more than two decades, Breg has built and sold braces, splints, walking boots, and other devices designed to help rehabilitate injured patients.

Radiolab “Detours” Into Location-Aware Storytelling

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” Abumrad and his executive producer Ellen Horne spoke about their creative process and their experience with this new form of audio-reality-location storytelling at the Austin Paramount Theatre. Raise your hand if you heart NPR.

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?

Interview with Sara Bordo, NowLive

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Bordo has previously served at Paramount and MGM, in addition to a stint at SocialVibe.com. My first studio role was in digital media at Paramount Pictures.

VR On the Lot Conference

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Paramount’s 10,000 square foot Stage 4 will serve as the conference VR demonstration area with multiple exhibitions of head mounted displays showcasing the latest VR experiences. Friday, October 14, 2016 -- VR On the Lot Conference. The first of its kind, the conference will be attended by all of the major studios, producers and production companies across the globe who will explore “VR: Seeing is Believing.”

VR On the Lot Conference

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Paramount’s 10,000 square foot Stage 4 will serve as the conference VR demonstration area with multiple exhibitions of head mounted displays showcasing the latest VR experiences. Thursday, October 13, 2016 -- VR On the Lot Conference. The first of its kind, the conference will be attended by all of the major studios, producers and production companies across the globe who will explore “VR: Seeing is Believing.”

Digital LA: Branded Entertainment Panel Live!

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At Agility Studios, closed Puma deal for integration into director Jon Chu’s LXD dance web series, now at Paramount Digital. Join us tonight live at 8pm PST from UCLA Korn Hall for Digital LA’s Branded Entertainment panel right here on TechZulu.

Guthy Renker Sells Off Solar Marketing Subsidiary

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Santa Monica-based direct marketing company Guther-Renker has sold off one of its subsidiaries, Paramount Energy Solutions , to solar energy firm SolarCity. Paramount Energy Solutions was based in Sacramento. The deal was worth approximately $120M, split between $116.3M in stock with the remainder in cash. As part of the deal, Ben Van de Bunt, CEO of Guthy Renker will join SolarCity''s board of directors. READ MORE>>.

Stockr Looks To Create New Stock Discussion Site

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Jindal's c-founder is Brendon Crawford, who has served at : Disney/ABC, Paramount Pictures, Sun Microsystems, MySpace Music, and Chase Credit Card Systems. A new, Los Angeles startup, Stockr , is looking to connect the world of social networking with stock tips and trades, and recently has emerged in a private beta. The firm, headed by Vinny Jindal, provides a filtered stream of stock tips and disussions--tied into stock charts and quotes.

Why You (And Your Employees) Have To Work

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Defining your unique self-fulfillment needs is paramount to living a content and rewarding life. . “Whenever it is possible, a boy should choose some occupation which he should do even if he did not need the money.”. William Lyon Phelps, American Author.

The Trade Desk Snags Marketing Chief From eBay

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He also has served at Scholastic Internet Group, MTV, Paramount Interactive and NEC Technologies. Ventura-based The Trade Desk , which develops an advertising technology platform, says it has appointed Mark Kirschner as its new Chief Marketing Officer. Kirschner was most recently CMO of eBay Enterprise, and also previousl y has been CMO of Rakuten. Kirschner will be based out of The Trade Desk's New York offices. The Trade Desk recently filed for an IPO. READ MORE>>.

How FilmBreak Is Bringing Data and Analytics To Hollywood, with Darren Marble

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If you look at the industry, it's a roughly $100 billion industry, with about 80 percent of the revenue coming from the big six studios, Warner, Paramount, Disney, 20th Century Fox, and so on. Hollywood's an old industry, used to doing business in traditional ways.

Interview with Tobi Bauckhage, Moviepilot

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Bauckhage talks about the firm's recent funding from DFJ Espirit, T-Venture, Grazia Equity, and others, and how the company has been helping studios like Twentieth Century Fox, Universal, Disney and Paramount market their upcoming releases.