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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 7 Key Questions Surrounding DirecTV's Premium VOD Service Controversy

    7:06 pm 4/19/2011

    The Hollywood Reporter examines what's at stake when the company launches Home Premiere Thursday.Read more

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  5. DirecTV Premium VOD Service to Launch Thursday With 'Just Go With It'

    10:23 am 4/19/2011

    The satellite TV giant will be the first pay TV firm to offer movies about 60 days after their theatrical release for $29.99, with the service being available only to DirecTV HD DVR customers. Read more

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  6. Amazon's LoveFilm Gets Disney Streaming Content

    8:13 am 4/19/2011

    The "Netflix of Europe" gets more than 50 library feature films in a deal with Disney’s U.K. and Ireland arm.Read more

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  7. Analysts Predict Studios' Premium VOD Plans Will Have Limited Impact

    5:00 am 4/5/2011

    "I'm not sure what the incentive is to pay six times what you would pay for a regular VOD title," one analyst says. "It's going to be a marketing problem."Read more

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  8. 'Hangover' Director Todd Phillips Sides with Theater Owners Against Studios' VOD Plan

    3:43 pm 3/31/2011

    "If I had wanted to make movies for television, I would have been a TV director," Phillips told CinemaCon attendees.Read more

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  9. DirecTV to Launch Premium VOD in April

    10:02 am 3/31/2011

    Titles from Warner Bros., Fox, Universal and will be available 60 days after their theatrical release for $29.99; Comcast and VUDU will begin a similar service. Read more

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