'The cinema is truth twenty-four frames per second.' Jean-Luc Godard

TV: the end in sight?

TV as we have known it has taken another leap towards being completely reinvented: Netflix’s House of Cards could be the model of the future for TV distribution, with an associated impact on funding, production, advertising and consumption. If you’re keen on television studies – which will be useful if you’re doing A2 media – these are very exciting times.

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Posted: February 5, 2013

Should we stop calling it ‘film’?

Ars Technica has important – and highly predictable – news about the switch to the digital distribution of films to cinemas.

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Posted: June 12, 2012

Streaming Services

Even if Netflix is rubbish (check out the selection if you don’t believe it), the online distribution of TV and film can’t be ignored; as more devices integrate streaming services – including TVs – the trend towards this method of delivery will only go up. The BBC’s Click programme has a useful edition on streaming services, especially useful to A2 media and AS film students.

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Posted: February 13, 2012

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