I’m Imogen Heap. And This Is Why I’m Releasing My Music on Blockchain DIGITAL MUSIC NEWS

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Blockchain technology allows for instant, private, and totally transparent transmission of artist royalties, including realtime distributions to co-writers, producers, technology partners, publishers, and even labels. In a presentation at Guardian Live, Imogen Heap explained why she’s releasing her latest song, “Tiny Human,” via blockchain. <img src="http://www.digitalmusicnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/quotation-marks.jpg?27a99d" alt="quotation-marks" ….Read More Via:: DIGITAL MUSIC NEWS

Transformers Franchise Planned Up To Part 8 Empire Magazine

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Ten more years in the works Good news for those of you – and you are many – still enjoying a semi-regular blast of Autobot V Decepticon mayhem. The billion-dollar box office performance of last year’s Transformers: Age Of Extinction has seen studio Paramount map out the journey ….Read More Via:: EMPIRE MAGAZINE

Sam Smith's Spectre Theme Released Empire Magazine

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UPDATE: Now with promo video So here it is. As announced a couple of weeks ago, the gig of the 24th James Bond theme song has fallen to Sam Smith, and Spectre‘s opening credits will unfold to his ‘Writing’s On The Wall’. Following that short original snippet, the full ….Read More Via:: EMPIRE MAGAZINE

Mipcom: SundanceTV Acquires ‘The Last Panthers’ Variety – Music

CANNES – In one of the first U.S. deals to be announced at this year’s Mipcom TV trade fair, which kicked off Monday, SundanceTV has acquired broadcast rights to six-hour crime drama “The Last Panthers,” starring Samantha Morton (“Minority Report,” “Longford”), Tahar Rahim (“A Prophet,” “The Past”), Goran Bogdan (“We ….Read More Via:: VARIETY – Read more

Netflix To Produce First Italian Original Show, Mob-Themed ‘Suburra’ With Cattleya And Rai Variety – Music

Netflix has inked a deal to produce its first original Italian series, the 10-episode “Suburra,” about ties between mob and politics in contempo Rome. The first Italo production from Netflix is being produced by Cattleya, the prominent Italo shingle behind internationally exported TV hits, including Sky Italia’s “Gomorrah” and “Romanzo ….Read More Via:: VARIETY – Read more

MIPCOM: Portuguese Redo of ‘La Patrona’ Debuts On Top Variety – Music

Telenovela “Santa Barbara,” the Portuguese adaptation of Telemundo’s hit “La Patrona,” debuted successfully Sept. 28 on conglom Media Capital’s TVI network, becoming the most watched show in Portugal in its broadcasting TV slot. Aired from 10.20 p.m. primetime, new TV fiction’s first episode scored a 12.7 rating and 31.3% audience ….Read More Via:: VARIETY – Read more

‘Selma’ Director Ava DuVernay to Head Mumbai Jury Variety – Music

Ava DuVernay, director of the Oscar and Golden Globe winning “Selma,” will head the International Competition jury at the Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival. The competition is open to debut filmmakers worldwide who have made films within one calendar year of the festival. DuVernay said, “I’m thrilled to have been ….Read More Via:: VARIETY – Read more