While wildly popular with a very specific crowd of people with expendable incomes, anime (Japanese-style animation) isn’t a subject you’d immediately think of as a growing business opportunity in the U.S. — at least until the last few years.
Mubi has raised a new $5.1 million investment for its social networking service for film lovers, according to a SEC document filed last week.
Netflix addressed concerns today that it was automatically cropping some of its movies to better fit the wide range of screens that are more square than rectangle.
Amazon has once again picked up the leftovers from Netflix by adding a ton of Viacom TV show series to its Amazon Prime instant video service, the company announced today.
Streaming video service Crunchyroll has just rolleed out a new platform that allows its viewers to purchase merchandise related to the shows they’re watching, the company told VentureBeat today.
Streaming video and TV programming guide startup Dijit just released a new web app version of its NextGuide app that’s every bit as useful as the mobile versions.
Video-sharing service Vimeo has launched a new marketing product called Brand Creative Fund that gives companies access to filmmakers that make movies to support a brand’s vision.
Netflix’s newest original series Hemlock Grove debuted this past weekend, and it looks like members are biting, with more people watching the new supernatural show on opening weekend than recent hit House of Cards.
The movie studios certainly get an A for thinking outside the box, or at least Warner Brothers does. the studio’s Warner Archive has just launched a new streaming service that gives people access to old movies and TV shows from its large library of content.
Intel is apparently making some progress on bringing content for its forthcoming pay-TV service that’s expected to launch before the end of the year.
Redbox Instant, the streaming-movie joint venture between Redbox owner Coinstar and Verizon, is now opening up service to the general public.
Popular video-sharing service Vimeo has opened up its previously announced “Vimeo on Demand” paywall to all of its Vimeo Pro subscribers, a move that makes it easy for anyone to charge people to watch or download a movie online.
Here’s something you probably didn’t know: Netflix abandoned plans to sell its own streaming “Netflix Player” device just weeks before it hit retail stores. That device would later become the first iteration of Roku’s set-top box.
With its new profiles feature, Netflix will soon get a lot more personal.