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  1. Lars Von Trier's Zentropa Launches VOD Site (Cannes)

    1:24 am 5/11/2011

    Venture launches May 18 and marks the first time an independent production company has set up its own on-demand platform.Read more

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  2. Exhibitor Cinemark Speaks out on Premium VOD

    6:16 am 5/5/2011

    CEO Alan Stock says films available in homes less than 90 days after their theatrical launch require his team to reevaluate how to promote and exhibit them, but says he is "confident that there is a viable solution."Read more

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  3. Jeff Bewkes: If Premium VOD Hurts Theatrical Business, 'We All Have to Rethink' It

    8:47 am 5/4/2011

    The Time Warner CEO also says he doesn't see a benefit in spinning off HBO and suggests few Netflix users have discontinued their pay TV subscriptions.Read more

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  4. NATO Calls for Release of Premium Video on Demand Data

    8:33 am 5/4/2011

    NATO asks studios participating in the early-to-the-home “premium” VOD experiment to release sales figures for the movies that have been offered on the platform.Read more

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  5. DirecTV Execs Talk Premium VOD, Streaming Video

    12:57 pm 4/28/2011

    "What we've got to do is continue to make ourselves a primary option for customers," says Derek Chang, executive vp, content strategy and development.Read more

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  6. Time Warner CEO Extends Olive Branch to Netflix, Theater Operators

    12:49 pm 4/27/2011

    Jeff Bewkes discusses at a Tribeca Fest forum how premium VOD may reduce piracy and how studios must work with all distribution partners, while saying he has "a fondness" for Netflix's subscription TV business model.Read more

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  7. Comcast Eyes Premium VOD Releases 6-8 Weeks After Theatrical Launch

    7:16 am 4/27/2011

    An executive from the largest U.S. cable operator says the company is still mulling details though, including pricing and when to launch. Read more

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  8. DreamWorks Animation Posts Lower Q1 Results

    1:13 pm 4/26/2011

    CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg says premium VOD is not part of the studio's business plans. Read more

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  9. MPAA Head Chris Dodd Plans to Reach out to NATO on Premium VOD

    8:23 am 4/25/2011

    He says his relative inexperience and the need to stay out of business decisions of individual studios have so far kept him quiet on the controversial topic of early-release films.Read more

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  10. 23 Directors, Producers Speak Out Against Premium VOD

    8:03 am 4/20/2011

    Peter Jackson, James Cameron, Michael Bay and Kathryn Bigelow are among those who signed letters in support of the National Assn. of Theater Owners, urging studios to scrub the service.Read more

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