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Shanghai International Film Festival

Tuesday, June 15th, 2021

Tristan Cotterill

For the 13th consecutive year Christie has announced its partnership with the Shanghai International Film Festival (SIFF), with its cinema projection systems once again deployed for screening the SIFF’s opening and closing films. This year’s festival, themed ‘The Film Art of Centennial Glory on a Ceaseless Journey’ runs June 11-20. More than 400 films from […]

Mindshare Nick Emery Fired For Dropping Pants on Zoom

Wednesday, October 21st, 2020

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

Last week we tweeted that Mindshare CEO Nick Emery was sacked. The bosses at GroupM, part of WPP, said that he had left after a breach of company policy. Interim CEO Christian Juhl was quoting as saying “Inappropriate and offensive behaviour is not tolerated”. Today, however this news made the UK newspaper The Sun, heaping […]

CEO Spotlight: Phil Clemas, LUMO Digital Outdoor, Auckland, NZ

Friday, June 28th, 2019

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

This month, we welcome Phil Clemas, CEO and Co-Founder, LUMO Digital Outdoor, Auckland, New Zealand

. Please tell us the history of this young company and why you decided to launch it. Why did you decide to focus exclusively on large format digital outdoor screens? Most of my career has been in and around media sales […]

The Race to Bezel-Less LCD Video Wall

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016

Guest Contributor, Graham Cooke

The LCD video wall product is going through another evolution; one that is hoped will stimulate further growth and keep the sector strong. This transition is the move to ever smaller bezel widths, the introduction of Extra/Extreme Narrow Bezel (E/EXNB) products. This type of product is classified by Futuresource as 2.0mm and below Bezel to […]

PwC Forecasts Strong DOOH Growth 2016-2020

Wednesday, June 8th, 2016

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

While 87.5% of the revenue growth in the US OOH market over the five years to year 2020 will come from digital, traditional formats will have only a 0.9% Compound Annual Growth Rate. This comes from PwC, which launched its Global Entertainment and Media Outlook 2016-2020 report today (Wednesday, June 8. 2016), containing an analysis […]

The Top 25 Digital Signage Software Vendors

Tuesday, December 1st, 2015

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

We first put together a list of the Top 10 Digital Signage Software Vendors back in December 2007 (in two parts, as it needed some initial explanation; Part 1 here and Part 2 here) and have continued producing an annual list – now expanded to 25 since. Our latest attempt at a list involves more of […]

Chris Heap Joins PwC

Friday, June 20th, 2014

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

We note that Chris Heap is now Senior Manager, Digital Practice at PwC Consulting. We note that his CV has an interesting gap in it – when we last wrote he was Digital Media Development Director, HH Global – a gig perhaps that didn’t last too long. His LinkedIn profile states that as September 2012 […]

Fabian, Collins, Kelsen & Co.

Monday, April 1st, 2013

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

Several bits of news in today; Two industry pro’s come out of retirement to setup a new consulting firm and 1,155 day book tour finally ends, beats records, allowing third consultant (said author) to join what is surely an industry consultancy dream team. We hear that this new consultancy may well be modelled on the […]

How Far Does a MegaPixel Go?

Wednesday, February 13th, 2013

Guest Contributor, Bob Rushby

How Far Does a MegaPixel Go? The answer is not very far at all. One of the points I tried to make in my recent post about the MegaPixel Summit at #ISE2013 was that a million pixels is puny. That raised a few eyebrows. But let’s take a look at some numbers and you’ll understand […]

European Sign Expo 2013

Thursday, January 31st, 2013

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

So news is just in that #ScreenmediaExpo is no more. To be honest it is not totally unexpected. We had heard of plenty of exhibitors in 2012 who were unhappy with the ever decreasing size of the event and had not renewed and booked stand space for the event that should have taken place in […]