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January 16, 2023

Short Cuts

How to Produce Successful Hybrid Events

Microsoft's Andy Beach and LiveX's Corey Behnke discuss best practices for delivering effective hybrid and virtual events using streaming technology in this clip from Streaming Media West 2022.

Blog

The State of Video Streaming: Make Money, Save Money

Content owners and service providers need to find cost savings, generate additional revenue, and meet customers' tightening budgets. In the article, Maria Ingold, Synamedia, discusses exactly how content providers can do that by monetizing non-paying consumers, adding advertising models in addition to subscriptions, and improving sustainability to both reduce energy usage and save costs.

Cost Sensitivity and Navigation Challenges Emerge as Key Factors Contributing to Streaming Subscriber Churn and Content Catalog Fatigue

Ian Greenblatt and Carl Lepper of J.D. Power discuss how streaming service providers face new challenges moving into 2023 as the industry faces headwinds driven by rising inflation, the prospects of a global recession, and an arms race of content spending in the service of customer acquisition.

Industry News

"Avatar: The Way of Water" Pipeline Uses Blackmagic Design

As the newest and much anticipated sequel to Lightstorm Entertainment’s “Avatar” series began pre production, the team understood that while the story and visuals would need to be taken to the next level, so would the technology that supported it.

"PhotoJoseph" YouTube Channel Uses Blackmagic Cloud and Blackmagic Cloud Store Mini for Remote Workflow

Blackmagic Design today announced that YouTuber PhotoJoseph relies on DaVinci Resolve Studio editing, color grading, visual effects (VFX) and audio post production software to produce content for his YouTube channel @PhotoJoseph.

The future of FAST - What can we expect from Free Ad-supported Streaming TV in 2023?

What can we expect from Free Ad-supported Streaming TV in 2023? Free Ad-supported Streaming TV (FAST) has captured the imagination of the entertainment industry in recent years, firmly establishing itself as a disrupter in the online streaming market.