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14 hrs ago | Boxoffice

Asia Cinema installs Volfoni's SmartCrystal Diamond as the...

The most elegant, portable, and brightest, passive advanced 3D-systems - Volfoni's SmartCrystal DiamondTM, will help present all of the esteemed Studios' upcoming releases. - "By providing companies as renowned as Walt Disney Studios and Sony Pictures Releasing with our SmartCrystalTM Diamond, we are delighted to cement our status as one of the leading players in Russia.

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Related Topix: Media, Walt Disney, Television

20 hrs ago | Techmeme

Digital Studio JibJab Acquires Startup Behind 'Hello Santa' ...

Digital Studio JibJab Acquires Startup Behind 'Hello Santa' Video Service - JibJab Bros.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Xinhuanet

"No Good Deed" commands first place in North American box office

Sony's low-budget horror film "No Good Deed," starring Idris Elba and Taraji P. Henson, secured the top place in the North American box office, with an estimated tickets earning of 24.5 million U.S. dollars over the weekend. "No Good Deed," with a budget of 13.2 million dollars to shoot, was released Friday.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Seeking Alpha

What To Make Of The Class-Action Lawsuit Against Disney

Disney has enjoyed immense success in 2014, so Monday's announcement was sort of a killjoy after shares breached the $90 watermark. Emailed communications show that Disney's animation studios have at least discussed the idea of non-solicitation agreements with competitors.

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Related Topix: Media, Walt Disney, Television, Pixar, Sony, Electronics

Seeking Alpha

Sony: 'No Good Deed' Trying To Set The Table For Studio's Fall Slate

Sony's summer slate at the box office took a hit early on when 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' under-performed. Luckily the studio was able to rebound thanks to the success of adult comedies '22 Jump Street' and 'Think Like A Man Too'.

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Related Topix: Sony, Media, Sony Music Entertainment, Sony Pictures Television, Electronics, Arista Records, Television, Music

Sys-Con Media

Teradek Announces Collaboration with Sony on Integration of Products at the 2014 IBC

Teradek, a manufacturer of professional wireless video products, today announced collaboration with Sony Corporation to integrate Sony's wireless camera adapter with Teradek's T-Rax and Slice H.264 decoders. The integration offers broadcasters a powerful point-to-point MPEG-2 solution for HD live video transmission from the field to TV stations or ENG trucks.

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Related Topix: Sony, Electronics, Sony Online Entertainment, Media, Sony Music Entertainment, Sony Pictures Television, Television, Video Games, Software, Music

Thu Sep 11, 2014

SciFi Japan

New Sony "Toho Godzilla Collection" Blu-rays Now on Sale

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment has released a trailer for their new "Toho Godzilla Collection" Blu-ray sets, now available from retailers nationwide. The SRPs for these discs are $19.99 each.

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Related Topix: Media, Sony, Electronics

Wed Sep 10, 2014

China Daily

Chinese money drawn to Tinseltown

Chinese investment in the United States has seen growth not only in size and volume but also in expanding categories beyond traditional manufacturing-related industries. In a recent partnership, China's investment conglomerate Fosun Group joined forces with LA-based Studio 8 and Sony Pictures Entertainment , the American entertainment arm of Japanese media company Sony, on more Studio 8 film distribution by SPE.

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Related Topix: Media, Entertainment

KXVO

Sony Pictures Entertainment's "Annie" Adopts Turnaround Arts to Support Struggling Schools

Turnaround Arts works with local program partners to provide intensive arts education resources to clusters of high-poverty schools across the country, leading to increases in attendance, academic achievement, and student engagement. As part of a collaboration with Annie to promote arts education, Turnaround Arts will receive support, and Turnaround Arts schools who want to put on the Broadway classic will get resources and assistance in staging their production.

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Related Topix: Media, Beasts of the Southern Wild

Hollywood Reporter

Sony Entertainment CEO Talks Studio Consolidation, Summer Box-Office Crash

Sony Entertainment CEO Michael Lynton told an investor conference on Wednesday that the decline in summer box-office in the U.S. this year was likely partly due to too many similar movies being offered as he also discussed whether studio consolidation would make sense. Speaking at the Goldman Sachs 23rd Annual Communacopia Conference in New York in a session that was webcast, he said about Hollywood folks: "We are a nervous bunch...we get really agitated."

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Related Topix: Media, Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Investment Services, Cohen Group, Consulting, Entertainment

Wed Sep 03, 2014

UPI

George Clooney to direct 'Hack Attack' for Sony

George Clooney is to direct a big-screen adaptation of Hack Attack , journalist Nick Davies' account of the British phone-hacking scandal at the heart of Rupert Murdoch 's media empire.

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Related Topix: History Movies, Good Night, and Good Luck., Drama Movies, Media, Movies, Entertainment

Patch.com

Watch 'Troop Beverly Hills' IN Beverly Hills

The city of Beverly Hills and Sony Pictures Entertainment are pleased to present a complimentary screening of Troop Beverly Hills on Saturday, Sept.

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Deadline

Sony Pictures Books VP Literary Development From Publishing World

Former Ballantine Bantam Dell senior editor Ryan Doherty has joined Sony Pictures Entertainment in the newly created position of VP Literary Development.

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Related Topix: Media, Random House, Publishing

Tue Sep 02, 2014

Deadline

Josh Greenstein Marketing Chief Leaving Paramount As Colligan, Others Re-UP

Josh Greenstein , chief marketing officer since 2011, will not be staying at Paramount Pictures and is expected to join Sony Pictures Entertainment when his contract ends on Dec. 31st.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Media, Paramount Pictures

Sat Aug 30, 2014

SciFi Japan

Godzilla and Mothra on Sony Movie Channel in September

Several Godzilla and Mothra movies will be airing in September on the Sony Movie Channel.

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Related Topix: Media, Sony Pictures Television, Television, Robots, Science / Technology

Thu Aug 28, 2014

WDVD-FM Detroit

Ernie Hudson Reflects on "Ghostbusters" for National Ghostbusters Day

As you wait for Labor Day weekend to arrive, you can celebrate another "holiday": National Ghostbusters Day.

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KLAL-FM Little Rock

Ernie Hudson Reflects on "Ghostbusters" for National Ghostbusters Day [From ABC News]

As you wait for Labor Day weekend to arrive, you can celebrate another "holiday": National Ghostbusters Day.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Freshnews

Rentrak Announces Top Ten Digital Movie Purchases & Rentals for Week Ending August 10, 2014

Rentrak , the leader in precisely measuring movies and TV everywhere, today announced the top ten digital movie purchases and rentals based on consumer transaction rate.

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Related Topix: Retail, Rentrak, Sony Music Entertainment, Electronics, Sony, Sony Online Entertainment, Media, Music, Software, Video Games

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Deadline

Sony Pictures Taps 'Iron Man 3' Helmer Shane Black To Direct 'The Destroyer'

EXCLUSIVE : Sony Pictures has set Iron Man 3 helmer Shane Black to direct The Destroyer , Fight Club scribe Jim Uhls' scripted adaptation of the adventure book series by Warren Murphy that will give framed New Jersey cop Remo Williams another shot at a movie franchise.

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Related Topix: Iron Man 3, Media, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Crime Movies, Kiss Kiss... Bang Bang, Action Movies, Adventure

Wed Aug 20, 2014

BroadcastNewsroom

"National Ghostbusters Day" To Take Place Thursday, August 28, 2014

The original 1984 film has been restored and remastered in 4K and will be returning to the big screen from Sony Pictures Entertainment, in over 700 locations in , fans will be able to own the Ghostbusters 30th Anniversary Edition on Blu-ray and the Ghostbusters II 25th Anniversary Edition, as that film makes its Blu-ray debut.

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