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Mubi strikes Sony SVOD deal

UK-based SVOD service Mubi has landed its first deal with a Hollywood studio, striking a content agreement with Sony Pictures Television. The movie-focused SVOD service gets a raft of classic SPT-distributed features under the terms of the deal. Titles include Taxi Driver and Dr. Strangelove, and there will also be more recent titles added to […]

Peter Chernin buys into YouTube channel operator

Peter Chernin’s investment vehicle has bought a stake in Base79, the digital company that operates a bouquet of YouTube channels. The Chernin Group (TCG) has paid US$10 million for a 25% stake in the company, which said it will use the cash to invest in technology and to launch channels in new territories. The company […]