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ENCO Acquires RUSHWORKS

ENCO enters the new year with a strong message of business growth through the acquisition of RUSHWORKS, a supplier of professional production, playback, streaming and robotics for the broadcast and professional AV markets. The acquisition strengthens ENCO’s range of professional video and audio technology while adding proven products and...

Avatar: The Way of Water Crosses USD$2 Billion Worldwide

Six weeks after its release, 20th Century Studios’ Avatar: The Way of Water has surpassed the USD$2 billion mark at the global box office - only the sixth film in industry history to reach that milestone. With this feat, James Cameron has directed three of the six highest-grossing films...

Kenneth W Lowe to Join Board of Warner Bros-Discovery

Warner Bros. Discovery, Inc. (NASDAQ: WBD) has announced that Kenneth W. Lowe will join the Company’s Board of Directors, effective April 2, 2023, and stand for election by the Company’s stockholders at the 2023 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. Lowe served as Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer...

Ted Sarandos, Greg Peters Named Co-CEOs of Netflix, Reed Hastings as Executive Chairman

Netflix COO Greg Peters has been elevated to the position of co-CEO of the streaming giant, alongside Ted Sarandos, while co-founder Reed Hastings will serve as Executive Chairman. According to Hastings, "Our board has been discussing succession planning for many years (even founders need to evolve!). As part of that...

Canon Joins Content Authenticity Initiative

Canon, one of the world’s leading camera manufacturers, is now a member of the Content Authenticity Initiative (CAI) joining more than 890 media and tech companies, NGOs, and academics working together to fight misinformation by furthering the implementation of open-source digital provenance technology. Founded in 1937, Canon is a leading...

Zero Density is Named Among Turkey’s 50 Fastest-Growing Companies

Zero Density has been honoured with the 2022 Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Award, ranking among the fastest-growing technology companies in Turkey. The Deloitte Technology Fast 50 is one of the Turkey’s foremost technology award programs, celebrating innovation and entrepreneurship. Now in its seventeenth successful year, it is a ranking of...

Nevion, TAG Partner for Deployment of Broadcast Production Solutions

Nevion, a Sony Group Company and provider of virtualised media production solutions, and TAG Video Systems, the specialit in realtime media performance, software-based deep monitoring of linear video workflows, have announced a partnership to simplify the deployment of IP-based broadcast production solutions. The partnership involves an integration of the...

Mark Parker Elected Chairman Of The Walt Disney Company

The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) Board of Directors has announced it has elected independent director Mark G. Parker as Chairman of the Board, effective following the Annual Meeting of Shareholders. Mr. Parker, a seven-year member of the Disney Board and Executive Chairman of NIKE, Inc., will succeed Susan...

Red Bee Media Appoints James Arnold as CEO

Red Bee Media, a leading global media services provider, has announced the appointment of James Arnold as Chief Executive Officer. Arnold steps into the role from his previous position as Chief Commercial Officer, bringing his extensive experience, knowledge and dedication as a member of Red Bee Media’s founding leadership...

Comcast Promotes Jason S Armstrong to Chief Financial Officer

Comcast Corporation has announced that Jason S. Armstrong has been promoted to Chief Financial Officer. Armstrong comes to the position after serving nine years in several financial leadership positions at Comcast, including most recently as Deputy CFO and Treasurer. He succeeds Mike Cavanagh who was named President of the...

WWE Board Reshuffle Sees Return of Founder Vince McMahon

Amidst speculation of a sale, wrestling media empire WWE (NYSE: WWE) has announced a board reshuffle and the return of Founder Vince McMahon, who stepped down from the board in 2022 following accusations of sexual misconduct. “The founder of WWE, Vince McMahon, will be returning to the Board,” said Chairwoman...

APAC Teleports Score in WTA Rankings

The World Teleport Association (WTA) has published its annual rankings for the Top Teleport Operators of 2022 with stand-out performances from a number of APAC operators, including India's Planetcast Media Services Ltd which scored well accross three categories. The annual rankings of companies by revenue and revenue growth are compiled...

OpenDrives Names Izhar Sharon as Chief Executive Officer

OpenDrives, Inc., provider of enterprise-scale, software-defined data storage and management solutions, today announced the appointment of Izhar Sharon as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Sharon brings 25 years of enterprise data storage expertise leading revenue growth and company scale for companies such as Infinidat, IBM and Dell EMC. His appointment...

Riedel Acquires Inmotio’s LPM Tracking Technology

Riedel Communications recently announced that the company has acquired the proprietary Local Position Measurement (LPM) technology from Dutch sports performance analysis expert Inmotio. LPM is a radar technology-based system that measures the position of players and assets with an accuracy of +/-3cm, in high frequency (1.000Hz), and in real...

PRN and AAP Further Strengthen Partnership – Expand Australia Distribution Network

Australian Associated Press (AAP) are happy to announce a strengthened partnership that expands the distribution reach in Australia. PR Newswire has been working closely with AAP over the past 20 years and with this enhanced, direct partnership there is greater online visibility and coverage for clients to amplify their...

Haivision Completes Strategic Reorganisation – Jean-Marc Racine Chief Product Officer

Haivision Systems Inc. (“Haivision”) (TSX: HAI), a global provider of mission-critical, real-time video networking and visual collaboration solutions, today announced the appointment of Jean-Marc Racine as Chief Product Officer effective January 2, 2023. Jean-Marc has extensive experience in product and marketing and has held leadership roles in the media and...

Avatar Sequel’s Global Take Beats USD$1 Billion in 14 Days

20th Century Studios and Lightstorm Entertainment’s Avatar: The Way of Water has surpassed USD$1 billion globally after just 14 days, becoming the fastest release to cross that box office threshold since Spider-Man: No Way Home in December 2021 and the fastest in 2022. The epic adventure, from visionary filmmaker...

ARRI Acquires Claypaky

Camaera and lighting solutions provider ARRI has announced the acquisition of Claypaky from ams OSRAM. With this takeover, the film technology company gains one of the top lighting manufacturers in the entertainment and stage industry. “With Claypaky as part of our corporate group, ARRI will become a leading lighting solutions...

Higher ADEX Boosts ASTRO Q3 Revenue to USD$209.6 Million

Astro Malaysia Holdings Berhad has announced result highlights for the third quarter of the financial year ending 31 January2023 (Q3FY23). Compared to Q2FY23 results, Henry Tan, Group CEO of Astro said: “Our revenue grew q-o-q to RM926mn, driven by strong Adex performance in Q3FY23 that increased 27% q-o-q to RM110mn....

Warner Bros Discovery Kicks Off Celebrations for Studio’s 100th Anniversary

Warner Bros. Discovery (Nasdaq: WBD) has officially kicked off its global centennial campaign, Celebrating Every Story, ahead of the Warner Bros. Studio’s 100th anniversary on April 4, 2023. Over the next 12 months, this milestone birthday will be celebrated across consumer touchpoints with special programming and content, exclusive products...
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