‘1917’ Movie Released on Christmas Day 2019
1917: At the height of the First World War, two young British soldiers, Schofield and Blake, are given a seemingly impossible mission. In a race against time, they must cross enemy territory and deliver a message that will stop a deadly attack on hundreds of soldiers — Blake’s own brother among them.
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Transmedia: Exploring the Science of Interstellar
Explore black holes, warped time, and much, much more with Kip Thorne’s new book, The Science of Interstellar — The cast of Interstellar were featured in a Google+ Hangout live from Washington, D.C. on November 5 to help promote the movie.
Digital Movie Revenue at Home to Reach $2 Billion by 2018
Growth in digital video subscriptions, rentals and purchases will hold total consumer revenue from traditional home entertainment sources steady. According to IHS, digital purchases are set to grow by 75 percent between 2013 and 2017. In terms of worldwide consumer revenue, IHS forecasts that digital movie purchases will reach $2 billion by 2018.
‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Movie Produced by UK Film Crews
Following the global blockbuster franchise of Iron Man and the rest of the Avengers including Thor and Captain America, Marvel now presents its new team – the Guardians of the Galaxy. The movie was filmed at Shepperton Studios and Longcross Studios in the South East and the scene including the flaming wreckage of an aircraft was filmed at Tilsley Farm in Bramley, Surrey.
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Movie Producer Revenue will Reach $76.4 Billion in 2018
Worldwide revenue earned by movie producers from online and offline distribution will increase from $62.7 billion to $76.4 billion between 2014 and 2018. That is a healthy 18% increase.
Global online distribution of movies is expected to grow from 5.6% of revenues in 2014 to 16.6% in 2018.
Transmedia: Exploring Three ‘Planet of the Apes’ Short Films
Twentieth Century Fox has partnered with Vice Media’s Motherboard to release three short films documenting what happened during the 10 years that have passed between “Rise” and “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.”
The “Before the Dawn” short films will show fans what happened during that decade, which led to mankind’s descent into destruction.
Transmedia: Explore the New Disney ‘Frozen’ Storybook App
The “Frozen Storybook Deluxe” app lets users interact with the story from the perspectives of the two sisters, depending on how they flip their media tablet. The film-based app is an interactive transmedia story.
The app includes an experience that serves as a unique and immersive extension to the feature film.
D-DAY Normandy 1944 – a Day of Memory, a Duty of Gratitude
June 6, 1944: The largest Allied operation of World War II began in Normandy, France. For the first time ever on giant screens, “D-Day: Normandy 1944” provides a new perspective to audiences of all ages of this monumental event that changed the world.
Narrated by Tom Brokaw, the film pays tribute to those who gave their lives for our freedom… A duty of memory, a duty of gratitude.
Explore Digital Cinema Movie Distribution in the 21st Century
The North American satellite delivery network for movies and other content has gone live, heralding the beginning of a true digital cinema environment both for projection and distribution.
Digital Cinema Distribution Coalition (DCDC) has launched to 17,000 screens in 1,200 sites across the continent. The essence of the system is a ‘smart pipe’, bringing content into the cinema by satellite, broadband or even hard drive if necessary.
via Screen Digest
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