Spurred by the impetus of the #MeToo movement, South Africa’s is the latest film and TV industry to introduce intimacy protocols to guide how intimate scenes are conceived and executed.
There’s never been so much to watch, but not everyone is able to tune in.
Pictured from left to right are ‘Friends’ cast members Matt LeBlanc, Courtney Cox, Matthew Perry, Jennifer Aniston and David Schwimmer.
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Since ‘Friends’ premiered 25 years ago, both the television industry and the sitcom genre have undergone huge transformations.
What causes a media business to bar the door?
While they may talk about ‘free speech,’ businesses make decisions about their content based on a very different set of principles.
Disney has announced that it will be launching its own streaming service for its central brands, and another one for live sports.
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Disney recently announced a forthcoming streaming service, leading some to wonder if the company is gearing up for a battle with Netflix. But not all streaming services are locked in a death match.
A unique set of circumstances allowed HBO to beat Netflix to the punch.
The problems and how we might fix them.
The Starship Enterprise, the famed setting of the original ‘Star Trek’ series, was almost lost to the graveyard of failed pilots.
With a pilot that was deemed too complex and cerebral, ‘Star Trek’ looked dead in the water. Fifty years later, we look back at the show’s rocky beginnings.
Online vs the traditional broadcaster for watching television.
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Prime-time TV audiences continue to drop as people switch over to watch online content.
Director Ridley Scott was beamed via TV into last week’s press conference.
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Federal arts minister Mitch Fifield said every job in the film and television industry supported 3.57 jobs in other industries. We should be wary of such promises.
Play your part in reducing online piracy: a campaign by the IP Awareness Foundation.
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A welcome fall in the number of people in Australia who admit to pirating movies and television shows. But what’s the cause off this shift in online behaviour?
Attack on TV5 Monde is seen in France as an attack on media freedom.
Once analogue industries go digital, they’d better be prepared for the potential pitfalls of being internet-connected.
Popular Latino musicians like Café Tacvba didn’t make an appearance.
At an event that bills itself as ‘the place to preview the technology of tomorrow today,’ one of the fastest-growing, youngest and most tech-savvy segments of the population was largely ignored.
Seismic changes in the television industry have transformed the ways stories are told and consumed.
Many refer to advances in television storytelling as novelistic or cinematic, but the medium deserves a term of its own: complex TV.
The arrival of Netflix is set to shake up television in Australia.
With the arrival of Netflix and competition from two other new video-on-demand services, television will never be the same in Australia.
Based on Eddie Huang’s bestselling memoir, ABC’s Fresh Off the Boat premiered last month.
Its ratings are worse. So why is Fresh Off the Boat considered a success, while All-American Girl was canceled?
3D TV was all the rave at one time – so what happened?
Television broadcasts in 3D promised to give people an extra dimension in viewing movies, sport and other entertainment but take up of the technology has not been that great. This is not the first time…
The changing face of television.
Communications watchdog Ofcom have released a report which reveals that, after decades of continual growth for the first time, the number of UK households with a television has fallen, from 26.33m at the…
The Ten newsroom is already stripped down to minimums - The Project, for all its merits, is still mostly opinion about news.
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Out the hotel window in Istanbul, the minarets of the Blue Mosque were visible over the roof tops and, on TV, a choice of 600 channels awaited me. Yet, not one of those channels resembled the full service…
Despite increased connectivity, televisions have remained largely dumb.
There are several large quite expensive pieces of electronic equipment in my house and in most homes that are the site of a long overdue technological revolution. Despite being in the “Internet Age”, most…