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In what was a mixed bag of results for the quarter and the financial year as a whole, comms and video service provider Comcast has released fourth quarter results showing strong subs growth in its fledgeling Peacock direct-to-consumer service but with continued bleeding in traditional video.
comcast logo 31July2020
Despite higher revenues from its WarnerMedia division, the ongoing travails of traditional video and the impact of the divestment of its Vrio digital entertainment business have acted as a revenue brake on AT&T in 2021.
HBO Max 27Jan2022

Quay Street Productions, the Manchester-based production company launched by producer Nicola Shindler in 2021, has made five new hires across production, development and business affairs, ahead of its first raft of productions. 

Aiming to provide a more robust streaming engine across all major OTT and mobile platforms broadcast and digital video media workflow firm Bitcentral has acquired direct-to-consumer video publishing solution provider Powr.tv.
Bitcentral powr.tv 26Jan2022
With the aim of brining a customer-centric viewpoint to video quality automation, former HBO and Sony digital media supply chain expert Beatriz Pineda has joined SSIMWAVE as senior director, product strategy.

In the wake of its first major series commission from BBC Two, award-winning factual independent production company Candour, a specialist in content on pressing social issues, has completed a management restructure.
Candour HannahD 26Jan2022

Following the appointment last week of Caroline Kusser as EVP world sales, media company Leonine Studios has now appointed Sarah Bremner, the former President of Array Filmworks, and Keri Putnam, the former CEO of Sundance Institute, to its advisory board.
leonine 25Jan2022

Entrepreneur Craig Heyworth and award-winning actor, writer and director Craig Roberts (Eternal Beauty, The Phantom of the Open) have partnered to create FILMD - an independent film and TV production platform for cast, crew and creative professionals to connect industry talent.