Entertainment Industry

6 Innovations That Have Changed The Movie Business

By | Oct 5, 2016 at 12:45 pm

Since the creation of the first motion picture almost a century ago, the movie industry continues to be at the spearhead of innovation. From digital film and Steadicam to surround sound and green screens, technology has had a deep impact on movies. And because movies and…

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2 Ways Tech is Starting to Look Like Star Wars

By | Oct 1, 2015 at 11:00 am

Since the release of the original trilogy, the Star Wars films have made an almost unthinkably large impact on culture. Quotes and imagery from the films are part of our cultural lexicon, and getting to use the technology of the films have been a…

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Stage 32: An Education Hub For Entertainment Industry Creatives

By | Sep 21, 2015 at 2:00 pm

LinkedIn is by far the world’s largest professional network with more than 380 million members in over 200 countries and territories. But it isn’t meeting the needs of everyone, leading to the creation of several sites positioning themselves as the go-to professional network for…

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Use Celluloid When Looking to Stream a Specific Movie or Show

By | May 17, 2016 at 4:00 pm

For years, cable television was the medium of the masses. Millions of people tuned to weekly sitcoms and daily soap operas with the enthusiasm of hungry monkeys. But when streaming services like Netflix and Hulu staked their claim on the entertainment market, people swarmed…

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Is Technological Theatre Attracting Younger Audiences?

By | Jun 21, 2015 at 4:33 pm

The mainstream view of theatre attendees is that they are mainly older people, and that audiences are dwindling as fewer young people are engaged. This view couldn’t be more wrong, as it’s actually 16-19 years that are the most likely to go to the…

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Watch a Magician Perform Magic Tricks on an iPad [Video]

By | Feb 19, 2015 at 9:00 pm

Do you believe in magic? If you have an iPad, you should. Okay, maybe not dragons and flying brooms, but fun tricks at least. I mean, there are just so many things you can do on your iPad: From watching a movie to checking…

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Are We Prepared for the Future of Cyber-Attacks?

By | Dec 18, 2014 at 6:30 pm

At this point we’ve all heard the big news announcement from Sony Pictures: they decided to officially pull the plug on Seth Rogen and James Franco’s new comedy flick “The Interview“. It was supposed to hit theaters on December 25, but it’s looking like…

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Foto Master Brings Augmented Reality to Trade Shows and Events

By | Dec 7, 2014 at 8:00 pm

Recent developments in the augmented reality field did not skip the event attraction industry. Planners & exhibitors today work hard to provide new ways to deliver brand messaging in new and exciting ways. Spearheading this field is Foto Master, a promising company with an already…

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Keira Knightley Watched a Screening of her New Movie with “Google People” [VIDEO]

By | Nov 12, 2014 at 8:00 pm

“Some rich tech person called Yuri, who was very nice; I went to Yuri’s very large house. And his friends, who included Mark Zuckerberg and ‘Google people’ called Sergey who was also very nice.” On Monday, actress Keira Knightley joined Jimmy Kimmel to chat…

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Mad Genius Radio Is What Pandora Should Be

By | Nov 2, 2014 at 2:00 pm

I recently had time to catch up with Mad Genius Radio Founder Eric Neumann and CEO Max Fulton. Mad Genius Radio is a new startup breaking onto the radio scene with a bevy of unique features and a beautiful interface both via the web…

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Feesheh Unites Arab Musicians with Online Marketplace

By | Oct 20, 2014 at 12:00 pm

Feesheh, a music startup from the Middle East, is about to graduate Batch 10 of 500 Startups with the goal of disrupting the music industry in the Arab world. “We want to be the culture for music, in a place where there isn’t any,”…

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What Are YOU Doing with iOS 8 Autocomplete? This Guy Made a Song.

By | Oct 20, 2014 at 9:45 am

If you’ve cleared up space on your iPhone to install iOS 8, you probably now fall into two categories: “Wow, look at all this thing can do!” or “Nooo! Don’t do it! It’s a TRAP!” (These are actual quotes I have read or heard…

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San Francisco

The Rap Test Wants to Send You an Autographed Copy of T.I.’s New Album

By | Oct 17, 2014 at 6:00 pm

One of the last times we wrote about Danny Friday’s Rap Test was when Divine wrote and made a music video: Venture Capitalist (Like Ben Horowitz). They’ve found their way back into the news this week with the major announcement that they will be launching a new…

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Screen-Bridge Launches Fast Lane Membership Program

By | Sep 23, 2014 at 3:00 pm

Screen-Bridge announced the launch of their Fast Lane Membership Program, which will connect industry professionals and provide resources that offer opportunities with new media and social technology. “This program looks to collectively to push the entertainment industry into the digital space, by unifying television…