Belgium’s Umedia Launches Canada’s VFX Studio

Belgian film powerhouse Umedia is expanding its geographical footprint in Canada with the launch of a visual effects and finishing studio in Vancouver to bolster its presence in the post-production landscape in North America. The Vancouver facility, which will be Umedia’s fifth office, will focus on film and television development, production and financing in London,… Read more »

Hear Peter Gabriel Sing “That’ll Do” At Terry Wogan Memorial Service

Peter GabrielFamed UK broadcaster Terry Wogan passed away in January, and today, on the 50th anniversary of his first BBC radio broadcast, a number of celebrities honored him with a celebratory memorial service at London’s Westminster Abbey. During the tribute, Peter Gabriel performed “That’ll Do,” his Oscar-nominated, Randy Newman-penned song from Babe: Pig In The City, … More »

Watch Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam Play First Ever Show In Brooklyn

Hamilton Leithauser + RostamThe Walkmen’s Hamilton Leithauser and ex-Vampire Weekender Rostam Batmanglij put out their collaborative album I Had A Dream That You Were Mine last week, and last night, they played their first official show together at Brooklyn’s Rough Trade NYC. During the set, they invited Maggie Rogers of “Alaska” fame onstage to sing Angel … More »

FCC Nears Vote on Contentious Set-Top Box Proposal

The FCC is poised to vote on a proposal Thursday designed to free consumers from renting cable and satellite set-top boxes, but questions remained on the final details of the plan. The proposal would require that multichannel distributors, such as Comcast and Charter, offer a free app to subscribers that would allow them to access their… Read more »