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  • These B-town stars are ready to make their digital debut this year Jul 14, 2021 09:42 PM IST

    These B-town stars are ready to make their digital debut this year

    While the novel coronavirus outbreak delayed film releases, halted shooting and pushed the future of cinema towards uncertainty, the OTT platforms took the lead. The films which were lined up to release on big screen opted for digital release.

  • 'Vincenzo', 'Mare of Easttown', and now 'Loki': Have our obsessions with weekly series on OTT platforms turned us into our moms? May 30, 2021 08:32 AM IST

    'Vincenzo', 'Mare of Easttown', and now 'Loki': Have our obsessions with weekly series on OTT platforms turned us into our moms?

    After 'Vincenzo' and 'Mare of Easttown', 'Law School' and 'Loki' will drop episodes weekly.

  • IBF expands purview to cover digital streaming platforms, to be renamed as Indian Broadcasting and Digital Foundation May 27, 2021 05:11 PM IST

    IBF expands purview to cover digital streaming platforms, to be renamed as Indian Broadcasting and Digital Foundation

    The move would bring the broadcasters and OTT (over-the-top) platforms, which have seen a substantial jump in their viewership base after the pandemic, under one roof.

  • Review | 'November Story': Who cares whodunit when why-they-dun-it is painfully slow? May 20, 2021 06:11 PM IST

    Review | 'November Story': Who cares whodunit when why-they-dun-it is painfully slow?

    The show fails to expand on the promising trailer, and the cliched characters, crawling pace and non-stop background music make matters worse.

  • Pratik Gandhi: ‘Unless I reinvent and experiment, I will not grow as an actor’ May 13, 2021 05:31 PM IST

    Pratik Gandhi: ‘Unless I reinvent and experiment, I will not grow as an actor’

    Pratik Gandhi on 'Scam 92', reinventing himself as Vitthal Teedi and upcoming projects like a Web series with Tigmanshu Dhulia and 'Woh Ladki Hai Kahan' opposite Taapsee Pannu.

  • Movie exhibition industry to be in trouble if cases climb and fails to get govt support: PVR chief Apr 20, 2021 10:06 PM IST

    Movie exhibition industry to be in trouble if cases climb and fails to get govt support: PVR chief

    Last year, multiplexes in India had reopened in October for public screening after nearly seven months with certain riders as to run with half of sitting capacity.

  • 8 timeless films to watch on the anniversary of the Titanic tragedy Apr 15, 2021 12:18 PM IST

    8 timeless films to watch on the anniversary of the Titanic tragedy

    Distress and drama on the oceans: OTT platforms are screening these films and documentaries inspired by misadventures at sea.

  • MC ExpertEye: Are the new IT rules harming freedom of expression? Mar 12, 2021 04:56 PM IST

    MC ExpertEye: Are the new IT rules harming freedom of expression?

    The new rules for social media firms and OTT platforms have created a furore over whether they cut into freedom of expression, or whether these firms faced zero regulation before, and are now only going to be treated normally. Moneycontrol asked experts for their views.

  • SC stays arrest of Amazon Prime's India head, says Centre's new OTT rules 'mere guidelines' Mar 05, 2021 02:30 PM IST

    SC stays arrest of Amazon Prime's India head, says Centre's new OTT rules 'mere guidelines'

    The court, while putting an interim stay on the arrest of Aparna Purohit, also issued a notice to the Uttar Pradesh government on her anticipatory bail plea.

  • OTT industry, govt will partner to make audience experience better: Prakash Javadekar Mar 04, 2021 09:56 PM IST

    OTT industry, govt will partner to make audience experience better: Prakash Javadekar

    Dispelling rumours, the minister clarified that in the self-regulating body, no member will be appointed by the government.

  • What changes in the OTT space with introduction of new guidelines Feb 28, 2021 02:56 PM IST

    What changes in the OTT space with introduction of new guidelines

    The new norms to regulate content on OTT platforms likely to intensify consolidation in this space.

  • How Modi govt plans to end misuse of social media, stop fake news and regulate OTTs, digital news Feb 25, 2021 08:22 PM IST

    How Modi govt plans to end misuse of social media, stop fake news and regulate OTTs, digital news

    Narendra Modi government has issued new rules for social media platforms, digital media publishers, OTT platforms and digital news. Watch the video to find out how the government plans to curb abuse, misuse of social media platforms, stop fake news and regulate OTT content & digital news platforms.

  • New IT rules: Definition of 'significant social media' soon; focus is on self-regulation, grievance redressal Feb 25, 2021 04:58 PM IST

    New IT rules: Definition of 'significant social media' soon; focus is on self-regulation, grievance redressal

    It is likely that top social media companies will have to comply with additional requirements under the law. India has 53 crore WhatsApp users, 44.8 crore YouTube users, 41 crore Facebook users, 21 crore Instagram users and 1.75 crore Twitter users.

  • ALT Balaji plans to launch 35 originals in 2021, sets aside Rs 150 crore for content creation Feb 02, 2021 08:07 PM IST

    ALT Balaji plans to launch 35 originals in 2021, sets aside Rs 150 crore for content creation

    Subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) platforms need lot of originals to drive subscriptions, drive buzz, said Divya Dixit, Senior Vice-President, Marketing, Analytics and Direct Revenue for India and international markets, ALTBalaji.

  • Govt to start regulating content available on OTT platforms soon, says Prakash Javadekar Jan 31, 2021 07:19 PM IST

    Govt to start regulating content available on OTT platforms soon, says Prakash Javadekar

    The Ministry of Information and broadcasting will be issuing guidelines for OTT platforms in view of the rising number of complaints coming in against the content being streamed on them.

  • OTT Self-Regulation Code | A balancing act between artistic expression and consumer protection Jan 21, 2021 06:37 PM IST

    OTT Self-Regulation Code | A balancing act between artistic expression and consumer protection

    OTT platforms are at a nascent stage in India, and the conjoined efforts of the government and content providers will adequately balance creative freedom with regulation

  • COVID-19 impact | OTT platforms to up budgets by 25-30% this year Jan 11, 2021 06:02 PM IST

    COVID-19 impact | OTT platforms to up budgets by 25-30% this year

    Streaming services are estimated to have spent more than Rs 5,100 crore in India last year.

  • How Meerut is fast becoming to porn what Kota is to private tutorials Dec 31, 2020 06:05 PM IST

    How Meerut is fast becoming to porn what Kota is to private tutorials

    Ullu, Kooku, DesiFlix, Hot Shots, Primeflix, Gup Chup, Flizmov and a host of such platforms have millions of Indians absorbed throughout the day and night with their high erotic content, much of it shot in Meerut. Wife in a Metro, Kavita Bhabhi, Call Centre and Mona Home Delivery are among the shows that have Indians glued to their screens.

  • Cabinet gives nod to merge 4 government film media units with NFDC Dec 23, 2020 10:30 PM IST

    Cabinet gives nod to merge 4 government film media units with NFDC

    The Cabinet also approved the appointment of a "transaction advisor" and a "legal advisor" to advise on the transfer of assets and employees and oversee all aspects of the operationalisation of the merger.

  • COVID-19 impact | Paid OTT subscriptions rise nearly 60% to 100-125 million in 2020: Report Dec 16, 2020 09:28 PM IST

    COVID-19 impact | Paid OTT subscriptions rise nearly 60% to 100-125 million in 2020: Report

    In 2020, the the number of paid OTT subscriptions (also known as SVoD) increased to about 100-125 million, up by nearly 55-60 per cent from 49 million subscriptions in 2018, said a CII-BCG report.

  • A Suitable Boy comes on Twitterati's radar for temple kissing scene; here's why #BoycottNetflix trending Nov 22, 2020 09:09 PM IST

    A Suitable Boy comes on Twitterati's radar for temple kissing scene; here's why #BoycottNetflix trending

    Madhya Pradesh home minister Narottam Mishra has sought police action against Netflix's series A Suitable Boy, based on Vikram Seth's eponymous novel

  • 3-Point Analysis | OTT, online news platforms under regulation of I&B Ministry: What does this mean? Nov 12, 2020 12:05 PM IST

    3-Point Analysis | OTT, online news platforms under regulation of I&B Ministry: What does this mean?

    Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, and other OTT platforms, along with online news portals, are set to be under government regulation. What dos this mean for such platforms? Let’s find out in this edition of 3-Point Analysis.

  • Big Story | Will the non-regulation of OTT players put telcos at a disadvantage? Sep 15, 2020 08:19 PM IST

    Big Story | Will the non-regulation of OTT players put telcos at a disadvantage?

    In this edition of Big Story, we find out the impact of TRAI's decision on OTT platforms and for telcos.

  • Direct-to-OTT: Exhibitors sulk but filmmakers say apprehension unnecessary Jul 09, 2020 10:08 PM IST

    Direct-to-OTT: Exhibitors sulk but filmmakers say apprehension unnecessary

    Last month, director Shoojit Sircar drew a lot of flak from exhibitors for his decision to release his film ‘Gulabo Sitabo’ directly on Amazon Prime. Sircar, along with a growing brigade of directors, are giving the theatrical window a miss to release films directly on OTT as cinema halls stay shut during the pandemic.

  • In pics | Lockdown has been a blessing in disguise for OTT platforms in India Jun 24, 2020 06:08 PM IST

    In pics | Lockdown has been a blessing in disguise for OTT platforms in India

    Since the lockdown came into effect, people are bingeing on streaming platforms like Netflix, Amazon Prime and Hotstar

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