Did you know:

Google now has a 10% stake in Vevo, the global music-video service subscribed by 3 million-plus people on YouTube?

TrisTar Productions is being revived as a joint venture between Hollywood executive Tom Rothman and Sony Pictures Entertainment?

– Facebook is experimenting with auto-play videos on the mobile versions of its service?

Grand Theft Auto is now officially the fastest-selling entertainment brand ever?

– The planned merger of Publicis & Omnicom would create world’s biggest advertising group, worth $31.5bn?


This and more — including an interview with inspirational artist Nitin Sawhney — in the latest issue of Outside the Box, a MIP Markets-exclusive round-up of recent key developments and disruptions in entertainment and media, including:


• Television
• Film
• Tech
• Ads & Marketing
• Books & Print
• Games
• Copyright


Click here to download Outside the Box (email required)


This report is the latest issue of a quarterly entertainment trends review developed by MediaTainment Finance, the business journal that covers investments in international media, entertainment and the impact of related digital technologies.

About Author

As Head of Social Media for Reed MIDEM, James Martin oversees social strategy and deployment for B2B events MIPTV and MIPCOM, Midem (music industry) and MIPIM & MAPIC (real estate & retail). He is based in Reed MIDEM's Paris office.

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