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Robots really are trying to take over Hollywood

Making creative decisions using data, algorithms and artificial intelligence; it all sounds terrifying to people who make a living in the TV and film industry.

Making creative decisions using data, algorithms and artificial intelligence; it all sounds terrifying to people who make a living in the TV and film industry.

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4K & HDR: the next generation of TV

UHD, Ultra HD, 4K – whatever you want to call it – the next stage of TV may not yet be in your home, but that’s just a matter of time. What is

UHD, Ultra HD, 4K – whatever you want to call it – the next stage of TV may not yet be in your home, but that’s just a matter of time. What is

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The future of TV at MIPCOM 2016 - follow live

How will you be consuming video in 2020? Will television survive the digital era? How will media companies make money? Every October, major players

How will you be consuming video in 2020? Will television survive the digital era? How will media companies make money? Every October, major players

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Virtual reality can - and will - be used for storytelling

“It’s not storytelling.” That’s what Pixar co-founder Ed Catmull said about virtual reality to The Guardian. “Linear narrative is an

“It’s not storytelling.” That’s what Pixar co-founder Ed Catmull said about virtual reality to The Guardian. “Linear narrative is an

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The moment might finally have come for 4K TV

4K, or Ultra HD, is a technology that has been lingering in the background for several years now. If you haven’t seen it yet, it looks a lot like

4K, or Ultra HD, is a technology that has been lingering in the background for several years now. If you haven’t seen it yet, it looks a lot like

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How is TV consumption changing around the world?

From silent movies to the ‘talkies’, to colour TVs and now… digital. How we watch video is in a perpetual state of evolution. Here’s a quick look at

From silent movies to the ‘talkies’, to colour TVs and now… digital. How we watch video is in a perpetual state of evolution. Here’s a quick look at

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Live streaming: the next big thing to shake up broadcasting

After years of making TV as polished and glamorous as possible, video content is going full circle, back to its roots in live broadcasting. At

After years of making TV as polished and glamorous as possible, video content is going full circle, back to its roots in live broadcasting. At

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When TV puts the power into the hands of fans

A few years ago when TV execs spoke about success they used the terms “audience” and “viewers”, today at MIPTV – a global TV and digital content

A few years ago when TV execs spoke about success they used the terms “audience” and “viewers”, today at MIPTV – a global TV and digital content

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MIPTV 2016: Fans forging the future of TV

Don’t nail the coffin shut on TV just yet. While the number of people watching traditional TV is decreasing, more and more are watching video online

Don’t nail the coffin shut on TV just yet. While the number of people watching traditional TV is decreasing, more and more are watching video online

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Twitter to take its charm offensive to TV

Struggling with revenue, its stock price halved over the past 12 months and shaken by a recent top management reshuffle, Twitter is on the prowl for

Struggling with revenue, its stock price halved over the past 12 months and shaken by a recent top management reshuffle, Twitter is on the prowl for

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3D, 360° virtual reality is ready to launch - on an adult film

Virtual reality films are edging ever nearer to the mainstream and, like many video technologies before, a major step on the journey could see them

Virtual reality films are edging ever nearer to the mainstream and, like many video technologies before, a major step on the journey could see them

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MIPCOM 2015: Jumping in the content stream

For the 2015 edition of MIPCOM, over 100 countries and 2000 companies exhibiting will fight for the attention of 13,700 participants, including 4,500

For the 2015 edition of MIPCOM, over 100 countries and 2000 companies exhibiting will fight for the attention of 13,700 participants, including 4,500

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From Youtube clip to silver screen

Tinseltown is about to get a lot more digital as players coming from the online entertainment industry invade the big screen. They bring their

Tinseltown is about to get a lot more digital as players coming from the online entertainment industry invade the big screen. They bring their

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Forget Gen Y. Gen Z is here and it just killed TV

“Everyone knows that traditional TV viewing for teens and tweens is dead. Not dying, dead.” Talk about a bombshell. Brian Robbins, founder and

“Everyone knows that traditional TV viewing for teens and tweens is dead. Not dying, dead.” Talk about a bombshell. Brian Robbins, founder and

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A virtual Christmas 2015?

Virtual reality (VR) is not a recent technology; it has been around since at least the 1980s. Since then it has mainly been limited to amusement

Virtual reality (VR) is not a recent technology; it has been around since at least the 1980s. Since then it has mainly been limited to amusement

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The 30-second TV ad faces new competition

The traditional 30-second TV ad, for so long the king of formats in the advertising industry, faces increasing competition from different, more

The traditional 30-second TV ad, for so long the king of formats in the advertising industry, faces increasing competition from different, more

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4K is the future of TV, just not yet

The 4K format, also known as Ultra HD, is widely seen as the future of broadcasting. It takes its name from its resolution, not 4,000 pixels but

The 4K format, also known as Ultra HD, is widely seen as the future of broadcasting. It takes its name from its resolution, not 4,000 pixels but

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TV formats trend: from reality shows to true reality

Celebrities’ lives are no longer the centre of the media universe. TV programmers’ interest is shifting to social issues and other themes related to

Celebrities’ lives are no longer the centre of the media universe. TV programmers’ interest is shifting to social issues and other themes related to

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MIPTV2015: New audiences, new technologies

This year’s MIPTV participants will have the difficult task of getting to understand what is commonly referred to as ‘Generation Y’. Also known as

This year’s MIPTV participants will have the difficult task of getting to understand what is commonly referred to as ‘Generation Y’. Also known as

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Loved-hated Vice steals the show at MIPTV market

MIPTV brought down the curtain on Thursday on its most digital edition ever. On that issue, one the most attended and talked-about keynotes was Eddy

MIPTV brought down the curtain on Thursday on its most digital edition ever. On that issue, one the most attended and talked-about keynotes was Eddy

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Final day at MIPTV 2014 - live on the web

The final day at MIPTV will be dedicated to content. In the morning the ‘best of fresh formats’ from TV and YouTube will be presented to those who

The final day at MIPTV will be dedicated to content. In the morning the ‘best of fresh formats’ from TV and YouTube will be presented to those who

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MIPTV 2014: YouTubers living in symbiosis with their fans

Digital Fronts – MIPTV’s programme for the production, distribution and acquisition of original content produced exclusively for online audiences –

Digital Fronts – MIPTV’s programme for the production, distribution and acquisition of original content produced exclusively for online audiences –

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MIPTV 2014 – “Twitter makes television better” says Deb Roy

Twitter and television are intertwined more than ever before, and both are benefiting from this partnership. This is what Twitter’s chief media

Twitter and television are intertwined more than ever before, and both are benefiting from this partnership. This is what Twitter’s chief media

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MIPTV 2014: third day live on the web

On the third day of MIPTV it is launch day for Digital Fronts. This MIPTV programme is the first international digital content marketplace for the

On the third day of MIPTV it is launch day for Digital Fronts. This MIPTV programme is the first international digital content marketplace for the

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MIPTV 2014 - Digital content: coming of age in the shadow of TV

MIPTV was originally all about television content back before digital made its own inexorable entry into the entertainment market. This year, and

MIPTV was originally all about television content back before digital made its own inexorable entry into the entertainment market. This year, and

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French TVTY wins MIPCube Lab competition

TVTY, a French company specialising in real-time data for the online advertising industry, has won the MIPCube Lab competition. TVTY synchronizes

TVTY, a French company specialising in real-time data for the online advertising industry, has won the MIPCube Lab competition. TVTY synchronizes

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MIPTV 2014: second day live on the web

Newcomers on the market (Cheezburger, Vimeo, What’s Trending), alternative digital distribution, video-on-demand and ‘big data’: digital is at the

Newcomers on the market (Cheezburger, Vimeo, What’s Trending), alternative digital distribution, video-on-demand and ‘big data’: digital is at the