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Connected Devices, Rise of SVOD Causing ‘Seismic’ Shift in U.S. TV Market

By Tom Butts Although the U.S. video and TV industry saw a meager 1 percent growth in consumer spending in 2018, the small uptick masks a “seismic” shift in how viewers consume television, according Futuresource Consulting. That shift is being driven by several phenomenons, according to the market researcher: …

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TCL’s new 8K set shows it’s not all about the extreme high-end

Now you can buy a TV in a shop, roll it up and take it home with you. LG’s Signature Rollable TV.

Samsung Smart TVs Add Support for iTunes

By Tom Butts LAS VEGAS—Samsung has announced that it will add support for movies and TV shows purchased via Apple’s iTunes as well as support for Apple AirPlay beginning in the spring. Support → continue…

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Charter Pulls Tribune Stations from Spectrum, Affecting Nearly Six Million Subscribers

By Tom Butts CHICAGO—Tribune Broadcasting pulled its TV stations from Charter Communications’ Spectrum cable system in 24 markets after the expiration of its contract on Wednesday. The action affects approximately six million viewers → continue…

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How to Write an Adapted Screenplay

By Jason Hellerman

And the Academy Award For Best Adapted Screenplay goes to…

Have you ever read an article or book and thought “this would make a great movie or TV show?” Well, that’s → continue…

From:: No Film School

The 10 Best Indie Movies of 2018

By Samy Amanatullah

The independent cinema of today is very different from that of previous decades. As more complex narratives move to TV and streaming, smart studio fare for mature audiences has largely → continue…

From:: Taste Of Cinema