New Form Digital

Red Vs. Blue studio launches SVOD service

Fullscreen-owned digital studio Rooster Teeth has formally launched an SVOD tier for its online programming. Rooster Teeth First will be the brand name for company’s paid-for video services, with a premium tier option called Double Gold added. Rooster Teeth has offered subscription on-demand services for 13 years, with users offered to become ‘sponsors’ with early […]

Telcos target TV

Telecoms operators are increasingly looking to TV to drive new subs, increase customer loyalty and create a new revenue stream. Mark Newman, consultant and former chief research officer at Ovum, looks at which operator is doing what and where… and why. Hong Kong’s PCCW is beginning to feel more like a television company than a […]

Go90 has finger on original EDM musical Pulse

New mobile on-demand service Go90 has ordered a twelve-part mystery drama-musical set around the Berlin EDM dance music scene. Pulse will follow an aspiring musician who travels to Berlin to find a missing friend, only to become drawn into the German city’s kinetic, hedonistic club scene that surrounds her friend’s inner circle. Producer New Form […]

MCNs buy New Form Digital originals

A pair of originals from New Form Digital, the studio director Ron Howard and Discovery Communications co-created, have found homes with multi-channel networks. Party Girl and Shitty Boyfriends were sold to rival multichannel networks Maker Studios and Refinery 29, respectively. Both come from NFD’s Incubator Series 2 initiative, which was first announced in February. NFD’s […]

YouTube, Vice, Maker and more for MIP Digital Fronts

Digital platforms and content companies including YouTube, Vice, and Maker Studios will be in Cannes for the MIP Digital Fronts. They will be joined by Dailymotion, AwesomenessTV, Collective Digital Studio, Machinima, New Form Digital, Screen Australia, and Vox Media at the second version of the event, which sees digital specialists showcase their wares. Screenings will […]

New players set for MIP Digital Fronts

The second MIP Digital Fronts will include the likes of AwesomenessTV, Collective Digital Studio and New Form Digital. Machinima, Screen Australia and Vox Media will also present their latest digital content wares at the event, which debuted last year during MIPTV. This year’s event, which runs from April 15-16 in the Cannes’ Palais des Festivals, […]

Discovery-backed studio funds digital scripted

New Form Digital, the Discovery Communications- and Ron Howard-backed production incubator, is backing 10 short online scripted films. The projects represent a second round of the studio’s Incubator Series, which financially backs projects from established, emerging and new digital filmmakers, helping to develop, produce and distribute them. The new projects cover a range of genres […]