Amazon accidentally on purpose tips hat to VR content plans
According to a job posting, the company is looking for an exec to help it develop mixed reality experiences for distribution on its SVOD.
Amazon unveils 2016 comedy pilot line-up
How do you choose between Jill Soloway and Jean-Claude Van Damme? The SVOD looks for help in greenlighting its next big hit.
Amazon moves full st(r)eam into 2016
Amazon Studios exec Morgan Wandell on why his company’s programming strategy is working, and why “Jill Soloway isn’t complaining.”
Amazon inks licensing deal with PBS
The agreement gives Prime customers in-season access to the period drama Mercy Street, and builds on the SVOD’s content offerings.
Amazon orders three new kids series, renews Tumble Leaf
The slate includes Danger and Egg, which comes from the creator of Yo Gabba Gabba and features voice talent from Saturday Night Light alumni.
Amazon readies six kids’ pilots for fall debut
The animated properties will become available on Nov. 5 in the U.S., U.K., Germany, Austria and Japan via Amazon Video.
Angela Santomero on ‘wish magic’ and working with Amazon Studios
With Wishenpoof dropping Aug. 14 to U.S., U.K. and German Amazon Prime members, the writer, producer and show creator is on a roll.
Spike Lee to bow first feature for Amazon
Chi-Raq, the streaming platform’s first foray into original movies, will premiere on Prime Instant Video mere weeks after its theatrical debut.
Transparent picked up for third season
Amazon Studios invites the Pfefferman family to come back in 2016, and signs overall deal with series creator Jill Soloway.
Kids get playdate for Amazon’s latest round of pilots
On June 26, viewers will get their first look at six new potential children’s series, including Lily the Unicorn and Lost in Oz.