Netflix announced that it has signed a new multi-year licensing agreement that will make Netflix the exclusive U.S. subscription television service for first-run live-action and animated feature films from The Walt Disney Studios.
The Walt Disney Company announced that it plans to acquire Lucasfilm Ltd. in a stock and cash transaction valued at roughly $4.05 billion.
IHS announced it reckons that competition among TV networks to air top movies is so intense that some stations will pay eight-figure fees, in some cases committing to healthy per-box-office-dollar payment formulas even before the movies open on the big screen.
Digital Cinema Initiatives announced that it is currently pondering the development of voluntary guidelines or specifications related to the distribution of motion pictures in stereoscopic 3D at frame rates above the current 24 frames per second per eye.
LOVEFiLM announced that it has signed a streaming video deal with Disney UK to offer ABC TV On Demand.
Netflix, Inc. and Disney-ABC Television Group announced that they have recently extended their existing streaming licensing agreement.
Dolby Laboratories announced that VUDU is now streaming Walt Disney Pictures’ Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides in Dolby Digital Plus 7.1 audio.
RealD and Walt Disney Pictures announced that they are are promoting the release of The Lion King in 3D with limited-edition, Simba-themed RealD 3D kids’ glasses.
LOVEFiLM and The Walt Disney Company announced that they have signed a Transactional Video on Demand (TVOD) and Subscription Video on Demand (SVOD) feature film streaming deal.
The International 3D Society 3D (I3DS) held its second annual 3D Creative Arts Awards on Feb. 9, 2011.
The Walt Disney Studios announced that it plans to release at least 15 of its films for in-home viewing on Blu-ray 3D in 2011.
Shaw Communications Inc. announced that it is carrying a number of 3D Disney movies throughout December.
The International 3D Society (I3DS) held its first 3D Technology Awards ceremony October 19th to honor individuals and organizations whose contributions advance the stereoscopic medium.
Oakley, Inc. announced the upcoming debut of its TRON Limited Edition 3D Gascan eyewear. According to the statement, the glasses celebrate the release of Disney’s 3D film TRON: Legacy and will be available in November for $150.
RealD Inc. announced that Anthony Marcoly has joined the company as a strategic adviser.