Making Amazon tick

Amazon’s original content strategy is a risk but could pay off in a big way, analysts and producers say. Over the last year Amazon has bolstered its video content library through investment in both acquisitions as well as original programming. Ampere Analysis estimates that by the end of 2017, the e-retail giant will have spent […]

Amazon looks to vigilantes, flappers for pilot season

Amazon Prime Instant Video has unveiled its autumn pilot season line-up, which includes a violent Western and a show about the Jazz Age’s original flapper. Namely, the Amazon Studios-produced pilots are Western Edge: The Loner (pictured above) late-Sixties-set Good Girls Revolt, comedy Highston (pictured, below right) FX Productions copro One Mississippi, political thriller Patriot, and […]