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@ruhanirabin via The Verge

Vudu can turn your old DVDs into HD digital copies, and all you need is a smartphone

Video streaming
Wired UK

Production begins for Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams TV series starring Timothy Spall

VentureBeat

Game about Iran’s revolution nets first U.K. acting nomination for a Muslim actor

Foreign affairs Film
Acquisition
PE Hub

Kew Media closes buy of PRIVEQ Capital-backed Frantic Films

Strategy
The Verge

A surreal film explores loneliness through YouTube culture

TechMoran

Snaphubr partners Kenya's PhotoMasters to expand operations to Eastern Africa

Global Apps & Services
£1,300,000 Undisclosed funding
Tech.eu , Tech City News , EU-Startups

Video analytics startup LivingLens lands £1.3 million in new funding

Funding
The Verge

The new Reservoir Dogs video game is like Hotline Miami with time travel

The Guardian

Bafta games awards 2017: Inside and Uncharted 4 lead the way

Adweek

Listen Closely to the Sound as You Pan Around Honda's Innovative New 360 Video on Facebook

CNET

Disney releases first photo of Emily Blunt as 'Mary Poppins'

Adweek

Calvin Klein Debuts New Campaign Featuring the Men of Moonlight the Morning After the Oscars

Business Insider

The Rock hilariously reacts to the Oscars' best-picture meltdown

VentureBeat

Epic Games, Chevrolet, and The Mill blend augmented reality and film

The Verge

This $100 Star-Lord helmet has built-in Bluetooth headphones

TechMoran

The best seat in the IMAX theatre to watch the movie.

@reckless @ruhanirabin via The Verge

T-Mobile's new promotion offers three unlimited data lines for $100

Wired

How the Oscars Best Picture Screw-Up Really Felt Inside the Theater

Wired

Last Night's Oscars Tour Bus Bit Underscored a Deep Divide

The Guardian

Natalie Dormer takes starring role in Mass Effect: Andromeda

VentureBeat

Inside an IMAX virtual reality arcade

Bloomberg

Viacom Said to Discuss Leadership Change at Paramount Pictures

Strategy Film
Mashable , Wareable

The very first IMAX VR arcade just opened and it's already pretty popular

@ruhanirabin via The Verge

This floating magnetic clock can be controlled through an app to track your life journeys

Nieman Lab

The New York Times' latest VR project is an adaptation of George Saunders' new novel

Wired UK

The human (and Pixar characters) inside Google's Assistant

PE Hub

Kew Media to acquire PRIVEQ Capital-backed Frantic Films - PE Hub

Strategy
CNET

Check out all 13 car commercials from Super Bowl 51 - Roadshow

CNET

'Stranger Things 2' trailer, dissected shot by spooky shot

Tnooz

Yatra matches MakeMyTrip on air, lags behind on hotels and margins

Earnings Asia
PE Hub

VC-backed AnyClip appoints an adviser - PE Hub

Advertising
Ars Technica

The horror, the horror: Coppola announces Apocalypse Now video game

CNET

Blame Batman and the Watchmen for Comic Sans

CNET

Shia LaBeouf's Trump protest stream gets social media shout-out

Adweek

John Malkovich Will Star in Squarespace's Super Bowl Spot

The Verge

Obama's first act as a citizen: launching a new website

Wired

Inside IMAX's Big Bet to Rule the Future of VR

GeekWire

Life-size LEGO Batmobile uses 344,000 bricks — and needs one superhero behind the wheel

Adweek

Here Are Fandango's Picks for the Most Anticipated Movies of 2017

Film Awards
Venture capital (Series A)
TechMoran

Online photographer booking site PhotoMasters is raising a Series A round to expand across Africa

Technology Apps & Services
Acquisition
prnewswire , Forbes

KitSplit Acquires CameraLends, Becoming The Largest Camera Rental Marketplace

$1,000,000 Venture capital
Twitter

Third Wave Digital on Twitter

Virtual Reality Tech News

Honda and Dreamworks try out in-car VR entertainment experience

Adweek

Xerox Updates Its Iconic 1977 'Brother Dominic' Super Bowl Spot for Our Digital Age

Adweek

Say Hello to the New, Extremely Lifelike Jolly Green Giant

$1,200,000 Seed fund
Inc42 Media , e27 , IndianWeb2.com

Video Streaming Platform Dekkho Raises $1.2 Mn Seed Funding

@ruhanirabin via The Verge

How Netflix and Amazon took different approaches to rebooting classic shows

WSJD

‘Rogue One’ Points the Way to Reanimating Hollywood

CNET

No opening crawl for 'Rogue One'? 'Huge mistake,' says creator

Star Wars Film
JPY ¥2,500,000,000 Private equity
The Hollywood Reporter

Alibaba Pictures, Tencent Lead $360M Funding Round in China's Bona Film Group