Alki David


FilmOn buys movie and TV store CinemaNow

Live TV streaming service FilmOn TV Networks has bought CinemaNow, a US-based digital rental and download store for films and TV shows. FilmOn acquired the transactional video-on-demand service from Regent Equity Partners, and with the deal has appointed former Rovi, Paramount Pictures and NBC Universal executive, Donna Smith, as president of CinemaNow. FilmOn’s chief strategy […]

Endemol Shine inks deal with hologram firm

The US division of Endemol Shine has inked a deal with Hologram USA, a holographic projection firm formed by FilmOn founder Alki David. The deal was struck between reality TV producer Justin Hochberg’s Just Entertainment, which works out of Endemol Shine’s US base and has a first-look with the production group, and Hologram, which is […]

Aereo ruling ‘will not end tech threat to broadcasters’

“Disruptive” business models of emerging tech firms still threaten broadcasters, despite the US networks’ legal victory over streaming service Aereo, financial analyst Moody’s says. The US broadcasters scored a decisive win at the Supreme Court this week, with a majority decision agreeing Aereo was illegally profiting from retransmitted network signals via the internet. This effectively […]

News brief: FilmOn cuts live cage fighting deal

FilmOn has cut a deal for live cage fighting. The over the top service, run by controversial entrepreneur Alki David, will carry Badbeat 10, a series of live mixed martial arts cage fights from the Commerce Casino, California on August 9. The ten fights on the bill will be broadcast on the LA local station […]

Alki David’s FilmOn inks deal with Spain’s RTVE

Over the top service FilmOn has inked a deal with RTVE and will stream the Spanish pubcaster’s content in international markets. An international version of TVE will be launched by FilmOn, the digital service run by Greek entrepreneur Alki David. The revenue-share deal with the Spanish broadcaster involves FilmOn making TVE available on PCs and […]