Films


Sky moves into original films in latest content push

Sky has announced plans to commission and acquire exclusive rights to original films, in its latest push into original content. Sky announced the launch of Sky Cinema Original Films along with its half year results, and said its plans involve showing its original films in cinemas at the same time as they become available for Sky […]

Turner to launch arthouse SVOD service Filmstruck

Turner is launching a new subscription video-on-demand service dedicated to arthouse, indie, foreign and cult films, called Filmstruck. Developed and managed by Turner Classic Movies (TCM) in collaboration with the Criterion Collection, the SVOD service is due to launch in the US on October 19 targeted at a niche audience of devoted film fans and […]

Most popular film and TV content now available digitally, says KPMG

The film and TV industries are reacting to digital consumer demands, with the “vast majority” of the most popular and critically acclaimed content now available on legal digital platforms, according to KPMG. The accountancy firm’s report, called ‘UK availability of film and TV titles in the digital age’ claims that as at December 2013, 86% […]