This post originally appeared in Variety.
Two major theater chains – AMC and Canada’s Cineplex – have agreed to a two-week release window on a pair of upcoming Paramount Pictures films, putting a major crack in the standard 90-day theatrical window. A pair of small-budget films from the studio will be available to consumers 17 days after they finish their theatrical run.
On Monday, Aaron Levie of Box tackled a topic via TechCrunch that has been front of mind at Ooyala for quite some time: the disconnect between Hollywood studios, broadcasters and networks, and technology companies in Silicon Valley. There seems to be a misunderstanding about what we do up here in the Valley and whether it helps or hurts the Southland.