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Apple snaps up ‘Fargo’ writer Monica Beletsky in multi-year Apple TV+ deal – Apple Insider

Apple is continuing to fill out its catalog of content for its soon-to-launch...

Apple is continuing to fill out its catalog of content for its soon-to-launch Apple TV+ streaming service, with its latest move being a multi-year deal with 'Fargo' TV producer and screenwriter Monica Beletsky...

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James Gunn Responds To Francis Ford Coppola’s Anti-Marvel Remarks – DeadLine

The debate among filmmakers on whether or not Marvel and other comic book...

The debate among filmmakers on whether or not Marvel and other comic book movies are “cinema” continues as James Gunn has chimed in on the matter. In the wake of Francis Ford Coppola’s criticism of the superhero genre, the Guardians of the Galaxy took to Instagram to give an even-handed response that defended the MCU ...

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21 octobre 2019 à 12h50 | So_cult’
14 octobre 2019
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Digital Music Marketing Pioneer Jay Franks Dies, Age 47, Leaving "An Immense Legacy" says Lucian Grainge – Hypebot

Digital music marketing pioneer and Universal Music Group SVP of Global Streaming Marketing...

Digital music marketing pioneer and Universal Music Group SVP of Global Streaming Marketing Jay Frank, age 47, has died after a battle with cancer. “Jay leaves an immense legacy." Sir Lucian Grainge, the chairman and CEO of UMG, said in a statement. "He was a creative and tireless leader who...

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14 octobre 2019 à 15h29 | So_cult’
24 septembre 2019
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J. Michael Mendel Dies: ‘The Simpsons’ And ‘Rick And Morty’ Producer Was 54 – DeadLine

J. Michael Mendel, an Emmy-winning animation producer best known for his work on...

J. Michael Mendel, an Emmy-winning animation producer best known for his work on The Simpsons and Rick and Morty has died. He was 54. Mendel began working on popular Adult Swim series Rick and Morty when it launched in 2013. The cable network released a statement Monday calling him the “heart” of the show’s production...

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16 septembre 2019
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Warner Records Partners With Masked Gorilla’s Roger Gengo For New Hip Hop Label – Hypebot

Warner Records has formed a joint venture with Masked Records, the new label...

Warner Records has formed a joint venture with Masked Records, the new label formed by hip-hop entrepreneur Roger Gengo, founder of the influential Masked Gorilla website and UNMASKED concert series. Gengo, who is credited with founding and incubating “Soundcloud Rap,” established Masked Gorilla when he was just 17 years old....

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3 septembre 2019
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With $1bn in annual sales in BMG’s sights, Hartwig Masuch questions ‘irrational’ cost structure of traditional labels – Music Business Worldwide

BMG's boss discusses his confidence in his own company... and his lack of...

BMG's boss discusses his confidence in his own company... and his lack of confidence elsewhere
The post With $1bn in annual sales in BMG’s sights, Hartwig Masuch questions ‘irrational’ cost structure of traditional labels appeared first on Music Business Worldwide...

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18 juillet 2019
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Universal Music Says Just 22 ‘Original Masters’ Were Destroyed In the 2008 Fire — Affecting Just 5 Artists – Digital Music News

The claims coincide with Universal Music Group’s efforts to toss a class action...

The claims coincide with Universal Music Group’s efforts to toss a class action lawsuit carrying damages of $100 million. Perhaps the 2008 Universal Studios fire was just a bunch of billowing smoke? That seems to be the position of Universal Music Group, which is now claiming that just 22 master recordings perished in the famous […]
The post Universal Music Says Just 22 ‘Original Masters’ Were Destroyed In the 2008 Fire — Affecting Just 5 Artists appeared first on Digital Music News...

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Un billet de 500 francs déchiré par Serge Gainsbourg mis en en vente aux enchères – 20 Minutes – Média

Un demi-billet dédicacé par Serge Gainsbourg sera mis en vente par Sotheby's ce...

Un demi-billet dédicacé par Serge Gainsbourg sera mis en vente par Sotheby's ce mardi, avec une estimation haute de 6.000 euros ...

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17 juin 2019 à 16h46 | So_cult’
3 juin 2019
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EuropaCorp confirme être en discussion avec le groupe Pathé – Boursier.com

EuropaCorp réagit ! Compte tenu de l'envolée du titre suite aux informations dévoilées...

EuropaCorp réagit ! Compte tenu de l'envolée du titre suite aux informations dévoilées ce matin par 'Les Echos', la société de Luc Besson confirme...

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03 juin 2019 à 12h12 | So_cult’
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Disney Wins ‘Pirates Of The Caribbean’ Copyright Suit As Court Declares You Cannot Copyright Pirate Life – TechDirt

It's no secret that Disney is almost solely responsible for the wild expansion...

It's no secret that Disney is almost solely responsible for the wild expansion of copyright law that has occurred over the course of decades. In addition to the near constant lobbying for longer copyright term lengths and a heavy-handed approach to enforcement, Disney has also found itself attempting to assert copyright in areas of broad ideas rather than literal copying. Perhaps to some, then, it was a shot of schadenfreude to watch Disney face its own lawsuit brought by screenwriters over its Pirates of the Caribbean franchise. Way back in 2000, two writers and a producer pitched a script about pirate Davy Jones to Disney, which the company ultimate rejected. In 2004, Disney released the first of its own Pirates movies starring Johnny Depp.

But no amount of just desserts ought to change the legal principles in copyright law, so it's still a good thing to see that the court has struck down the copyright suit on the grounds that the scripts aren't actually similar, aside from some ...

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17 mai 2019 à 18h02 | So_cult’
7 mai 2019
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Neil Young book chronicles fight to improve digital music – Engadget

Music legend Neil Young has spent several years trying (and failing) to push...

Music legend Neil Young has spent several years trying (and failing) to push high-resolution music to the masses. A new book by Young tells the story of how the Canadian songwriter set out to develop Pono, his $400 portable digital music player that... LIEN A INSERER DANS LE CHAMPS DE SOURCE : https://www.engadget.com/2019/05/06/neil-young-book-digital-music/

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07 mai 2019 à 16h59 | So_cult’
23 avril 2019
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Catherine Deneuve : « On tourne trop de films en France aujourd’hui » – Le Monde – Culture

L’actrice est, pour la huitième fois, à l’affiche d’un film d’André Téchiné. A...

L’actrice est, pour la huitième fois, à l’affiche d’un film d’André Téchiné. A 75 ans, elle porte un regard critique sur l’évolution du cinéma...

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23 avril 2019 à 15h41 | So_cult’
8 avril 2019
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Copyright Enforcement Service Claims $600 Billion-Worth Of Images Are ‘Stolen’ Every Day – TechDirt

A new "report" has been released by Copytrack, supposedly detailing the insane amount...

A new "report" has been released by Copytrack, supposedly detailing the insane amount of "stealing" that goes on every day. "Report" is in quotes for reason. First, the "report" [PDF] opens up with a literally unbelievable statistic conjecture.

[I]t is estimated that more than 2.5 billion images are stolen daily. These license violations have the potential to result in up to €532.5 billion in damages daily.

Not even in the most fevered dream of the most overwrought copyright maximalist could this number be considered plausible. As attorney/law professor Jeff Pearlman points out, this hilarious extrapolation from facts not in evidence conjectures that copyright infringement of images alone results in a number that swallows the entirety of the world's economy.

Let's do some math! GWP (combined global GDPs) is ~$87 trillion. That's ~$240 billion/day. Copytrack says $600 billion/day in "stolen" images.

So: they say the value of "stolen" images is more than twice what the en ...

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29 mars 2019
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Hommage de Franck Riester, ministre de la Culture, à Agnès Varda – Culture et Communication

Sa fantaisie, son humour, sa poésie, sa tendresse, son goût de l’improvisation laissent...

Sa fantaisie, son humour, sa poésie, sa tendresse, son goût de l’improvisation laissent le cinéma français orphelin.

Avec un talent insolent, Agnès Varda s’exprimait avec autant de bonheur dans le long ou le court métrage, dans le documentaire ou la fiction, mais aussi, on le sait moins, dans l'art contemporain, avec d'étonnantes installations poétiques, ou dans la photographie, à travers sa collaboration avec l'artiste JR.

La cinéaste de « Cléo de 5 à 7 », du « Bonheur », de « Sans toit ni loi », des « Glaneuses », savait filmer, avec autant de force et d'empathie, le bonheur et le malheur, faire partager sa joie de vivre comme elle savait partager la souffrance de ses prochains...

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29 mars 2019 à 16h12 | So_cult’
25 mars 2019
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Mon idée pour la France : « Pour un plus grand accès à la culture » – Le Monde – Culture

« Le Monde » a demandé à des contributeurs de tous horizons de proposer, chaque...

« Le Monde » a demandé à des contributeurs de tous horizons de proposer, chaque jour, une idée pour changer la France. Afin de réduire les inégalités culturelles, l’universitaire Jean-Michel Tobelem propose d’optimiser l’offre existante, mais aussi de revoir les modalités de gouvernance des institutions culturelles...

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25 mars 2019 à 15h18 | So_cult’
11 mars 2019
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Tencent Music Executive Andy Ng Transitions to Consultant Role – Billboard

Andy Ng, a top executive at Tencent Music Entertainment, has relinquished his post...

Andy Ng, a top executive at Tencent Music Entertainment, has relinquished his post as group vice president of copyright management at the Chinese...

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11 mars 2019 à 17h58 | So_cult’
21 février 2019
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TIDAL Launches $1 Million Emerging Artists Grant Program ‘TIDAL Unplugged’ – Hypebot

TIDAL and benefactors Mark Lampert and Robert Nelsen today announced the launch of...

TIDAL and benefactors Mark Lampert and Robert Nelsen today announced the launch of TIDAL Unplugged, a million dollar grant program for emerging artists. Funded by a donation from Lampert and Nelsen, TIDAL Unplugged will launch in Detroit in March. Local artists will can submit their music through TIDAL to receive...

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21 février 2019 à 17h31 | So_cult’
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BMG And SESAC Digital Licensing Join Forces In India – PRNewswire – Techno

BERLIN, Feb. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- BMG has concluded a digital licensing and...

BERLIN, Feb. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- BMG has concluded a digital licensing and administration deal for its Anglo-American repertoire with SESAC Digital Licensing for the fast-growing Indian market. On behalf of BMG, SESAC Digital Licensing will negotiate license agreements with...

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07 février 2019 à 18h32 | So_cult’
25 janvier 2019
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Article 13: Music industry optimistic that re-drafted text can still crush YouTube ‘Value Gap’ – Music Business Worldwide

John Phelan, Director General of publishers' global body the ICMP, weighs in on...

John Phelan, Director General of publishers' global body the ICMP, weighs in on the status of the Copyright Directive
The post Article 13: Music industry optimistic that re-drafted text can still crush YouTube ‘Value Gap’ appeared first on Music Business Worldwide...

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25 janvier 2019 à 16h27 | So_cult’
14 janvier 2019
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John Lasseter’s return proves that Hollywood still does not understand the damage he did – LA Times Entertainment

It is so reassuring to discover that David Ellison’s recent decision to hire...

It is so reassuring to discover that David Ellison’s recent decision to hire former Pixar chief, Disney executive and billionaire frat house-atmosphere generator John Lasseter to head his company, Skydance Animation, was not one he made lightly. We know this is so because Ellison said it, right...

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‘Game Of Thrones’ Final Season Debut Date Revealed By HBO With New Tease – DeadLine

The beginning of the end of Game of Thrones now has an official...

The beginning of the end of Game of Thrones now has an official start date
In an over one minute long chilly House of Stark centric tease (watch the David Nutter directed spot above) just before the debut of Season 3 of True Detective, HBO announced today that the eighth and final season of the blockbuster will premiere on April 14.
While an April launch has long been hinted for the series and was confirmed by the premium cabler last fall, the dropping of the actual debut…

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14 janvier 2019 à 10h29 | So_cult’
20 décembre 2018
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Film studios and Sky offer to end anti-competitive movie deals – Reuters Business

NBCUniversal, Sony Pictures, Warner Bros and Sky have offered to end anti-competitive movie...

NBCUniversal, Sony Pictures, Warner Bros and Sky have offered to end anti-competitive movie licensing deals in a bid to stop an antitrust investigation, regulators said on Thursday, after Paramount and Disney made similar concessions...

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20 décembre 2018 à 18h18 | So_cult’
13 décembre 2018
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Kanye West to Bob Dylan: “Let’s get together” – The Fader

’Ye is tweeting at Dylan and wants to meet up...

’Ye is tweeting at Dylan and wants to meet up...

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7 décembre 2018
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Playlists Aren’t Everything. Here Are Some Other Critical Metrics to Track an Artist’s Success (Or Lack Thereof) – Digital Music News

The God-like power of the playlist is both respected and feared within the...

The God-like power of the playlist is both respected and feared within the music industry. But ignore these other metrics at your own risk. A slot on a top-ranked playlist can transform obscurity into notoriety almost overnight. By brutal contrast, a removal can reverse those gains, and even exact a serious financial toll (and for […]
The post Playlists Aren’t Everything. Here Are Some Other Critical Metrics to Track an Artist’s Success (Or Lack Thereof) appeared first on Digital Music News...

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07 décembre 2018 à 18h22 | So_cult’
29 novembre 2018
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Netflix, Cannes Film Festival Still at Odds Over Theatrical Release Rules – Variety

Netflix’s plan to release “Roma” and two other films theatrically in North America...

Netflix’s plan to release “Roma” and two other films theatrically in North America and Europe was hailed in the U.S. as a major shift in strategy for the streaming giant. But the initiative was met with a scornful shrug in France, where exhibitors say it’s unlikely by itself to produce a reconciliation between Netflix ...

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Warner Music Group and Sesame Workshop team up to relaunch Sesame Street Records – Music Business Worldwide

An extensive catalog of Sesame Street recordings is now available across digital streaming...

An extensive catalog of Sesame Street recordings is now available across digital streaming and download platforms
The post Warner Music Group and Sesame Workshop team up to relaunch Sesame Street Records appeared first on Music Business Worldwide...

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29 novembre 2018 à 12h57 | So_cult’
13 novembre 2018
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Les albums les plus vendus de tous les temps – Boursier.com

Ce classement présente les albums musicaux les plus vendus dans le monde...

Ce classement présente les albums musicaux les plus vendus dans le monde...

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13 novembre 2018 à 17h40 | So_cult’
5 novembre 2018
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MusicTank Closes Suddenly – Hypebot

MusicTank has closed after 15 years of providing music industry data and analysis....

MusicTank has closed after 15 years of providing music industry data and analysis. The sudden closure appears to have come after funding ran out and was announced on Twitter and the organization's web site. "After 15+ incredible years, with profound sadness I am sorry to announce that MusicTank is closing,"...

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05 novembre 2018 à 17h29 | So_cult’
8 juin 2018
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Music Biz Challenges and Lessons: Read RIAA Chief Cary Sherman’s MIDEM Speech – Variety

Cary Sherman, who has served as chairman and CEO of the Recording Industry...

Cary Sherman, who has served as chairman and CEO of the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for seven years, after a 20-year tenure at the trade association, is retiring at the end of 2018 to be succeeded by Mitch Glazer. But before exiting his post, Sherman, a veteran lawyer, took a moment to address ...

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08 juin 2018 à 18h12 | So_cult’
29 mai 2018
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Album posthume de Johnny, succession de Pascal Nègre… Le nouveau patron d’Universal Olivier Nusse dit tout – https://www.capital.fr : flux d’articles

Olivier Nusse a une tâche difficile : faire oublier le médiatique Pascal Nègre,...

Olivier Nusse a une tâche difficile : faire oublier le médiatique Pascal Nègre, qui a dirigé Universal Music France durant dix-huit ans, portant à 45% sa part de marché ; et prouver qu’il est l’homme de la situation pour accompagner la révolution numérique qui bouleverse son business. A côté des renifleurs de talents, il lui faut désormais des "playlist-pitchers" et des data scientists...

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