Liquid Media Group has partnered with Eventival to offer a direct-to-consumer solution to help filmmakers monetize their work after a festival run and over the long term through single ticket and subscription sales. Eventival has, over the past decade, supported more than 1,000 festival events and over half-a-million users through its film festival software solutions. Film festivals worldwide can now create a branded channel on Liquid’s Reelhouse service to sell festival tickets, live-premiere films and stream globally. Once the credits roll at a festival, Eventival users have access to a suite of distribution, live-premiere and monetization tools to share their films with a worldwide audience.
TVU Networks, the cloud and IP-based live video solutions provider, and FedNet, a multi-media news organization covering the U.S. Congress, have launched a broadcast and web-ready content service to assist broadcasters with locating and clipping real-time video sources from Capitol Hill. TVU is also providing use of its TVU Search feature, which will allow producers to find and clip video content from FedNet’s video feeds and other news source providers in real time. FedNet’s live streams will be available to TVU Grid subscribers and news organizations interested in obtaining FedNet content.
ACCESS Europe GmbH has announced an enhancement to its NetFront Browser BML (Broadcast Markup Language) Edition for cars that extends support from embedded operating systems such as Linux and QNX to Android. Aimed at the Japanese market, TV services for automotive in Japan are provided by terrestrial or antenna TV-based ISDB-T (Integrated Services Digital Broadcasting). The standard, which requires a BML browser for display, is also present in a number of South American countries and the Philippines, facilitating the delivery of services that provide news, sports, weather forecasts or emergency warnings.