Wong and RocketJump step in front of camera with new Hulu series
The makers of Video Game High School go self-reflexive with a half-hour series for Hulu, taking viewers behind the scenes of their short films.
Defy Media launches ad-supported movie platform
Named Movies on Break, it will feature 200 titles from the Lionsgate library, including Winter’s Bone and Margin Call.
Bulk buying is out, exclusivity is in: SVOD syndication report
“The Big 3” SVOD services will spend $6.8B on content next year, according to an RBC Capital Markets study.
Lionsgate, Tribeca partner on new SVOD service
Tribeca Short List will offer library content from both companies, updated weekly, as well as select outside content.
Mockingjay gets YouTube tie-in series
Lionsgate promos next installment of Hunger Games franchise with 5-episode original series from top YouTube creators, debuting Monday.
Facebook to premiere series of short films by women
New project is a partnership between Twilight Saga author Stephenie Meyer and Lionsgate, the studio behind the films.
Lionsgate nabs rights to The Smosh Movie
Lionsgate will handle global distribution for Smosh’s first feature, which co-stars Jenna Marbles, Grace Helbig, and Harley Morenstein.
Divergent’s digital release includes multi-platform experience
Lionsgate is offering customers bonus footage and virtual experiences on a mobile app if they download the film from Comcast’s Xfinity On Demand digital store.
Lionsgate joins forces with Alibaba to stream in China
The studio is launching a SVOD service in mainland China offering catalogue titles such as Hunger Games and Mad Men.
Lionsgate ups Thomas Hughes with intent to grow digital distribution
As EVP of worldwide digital distribution, Hughes will oversee content licensing and sales deals with MCNs, VOD platforms and digital retailers.