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Dallas Opera targets global audience with online subscription streaming service(Twitter/txmusicoffice)

Dallas Opera targets global audience with online subscription streaming service

AP |
UPDATED ON APR 27, 2021 10:42 AM IST
  • Dallas Opera's online subscription streaming service with premium content available on pay-per-view includes talk-show format interviews with music director Emmanuel Villaume, a cooking show with soprano Elza van den Heever and 'Late Nite With Liz' with soprano Elizabeth Sutphen
Shows like Fabulous Lives of Bollywood Wives promise audiences an escape
Shows like Fabulous Lives of Bollywood Wives promise audiences an escape

Modern soap opera or just voyeurism?

Hindustan Times | By Sujata Assomull and Ankur Pathak
UPDATED ON DEC 06, 2020 07:58 AM IST
Is Reality TV the future of voyeuristic entertainment? Or plain trash?
Are music streaming platforms exploiting artists, or opening new avenues?(Getty Images)
Are music streaming platforms exploiting artists, or opening new avenues?(Getty Images)

Sunday Debate: Can independent musicians make money?

Hindustan Times | By Adityan Nair and Subir Malik
UPDATED ON SEP 27, 2020 02:14 PM IST
One young star says a vehement no. The other looks for opportunities beyond.
While rewatching The West Wing, one realises so little changes in the world over time.(Aparna Ram)
While rewatching The West Wing, one realises so little changes in the world over time.(Aparna Ram)

Spectator by Seema Goswami: Déjà vu

Hindustan Times | By Seema Goswami
UPDATED ON AUG 09, 2020 12:01 PM IST
I’ve always been a fan of comfort reading; but the lockdown has made me comfort-watch old TV shows as well.
Now network, data and entertainment content come bundled in one bill
Now network, data and entertainment content come bundled in one bill

Techilicious by Rajiv Makhni: The big hidden tech bargain

Hindustan Times | By Rajiv Makhni
PUBLISHED ON JUL 05, 2020 07:27 AM IST
The deals your telecom company has entered into with streaming services can save you a lot of cash
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar wants streaming services to brought under censorship to prevent vieweres from accessing “inappropriate content.”(HT PHOTO)
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar wants streaming services to brought under censorship to prevent vieweres from accessing “inappropriate content.”(HT PHOTO)

‘Inappropriate content’: Nitish Kumar writes to PM, demands censorship of streaming services

Hindustan Times, Patna | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 21, 2020 09:55 PM IST
Nitish Kumar said the streaming services have content that are not censored and subscribers easily get access to content that are high on violence, sex and obscenity that negatively impacts the minds of the viewers.
Cinema watching means sharing an unspoken bond with a group of strangers(Photo Imaging: Parth Garg)
Cinema watching means sharing an unspoken bond with a group of strangers(Photo Imaging: Parth Garg)

Post-Covid cinema going

Hindustan Times | By Nayana Bijli
UPDATED ON MAY 17, 2020 01:17 AM IST
How will going to the movies change post the pandemic?
Brazilian auteur Fernando Meirelles was nominated for an Oscar this year for his Anthony Hopkins-Jonathan Pryce starrer The Two Popes (2019)
Brazilian auteur Fernando Meirelles was nominated for an Oscar this year for his Anthony Hopkins-Jonathan Pryce starrer The Two Popes (2019)

Terms of engagement: Fernando Meirelles on the changing dynamics of filmmaking

Hindustan Times | By Ananya Ghosh
PUBLISHED ON MAY 02, 2020 09:49 PM IST
The movie-viewing experience will go through a tectonic shift in the post-pandemic world. The Cidade de Deus director terms it as necessary evolution
We’re all in the same biblical boat right now. Locked in. Looking out.(Photo imaging: Parth Garg)
We’re all in the same biblical boat right now. Locked in. Looking out.(Photo imaging: Parth Garg)

Humour: The great indoors

Hindustan Times | By Rehana Munir
UPDATED ON APR 12, 2020 02:41 AM IST
There’s so much to do when nothing’s going on
Although life goes on you miss many things you took entirely for granted in pre-Coronavirus times(Photo imaging: Parth Garg)
Although life goes on you miss many things you took entirely for granted in pre-Coronavirus times(Photo imaging: Parth Garg)

Spectator by Seema Goswami: Post-Corona life

Hindustan Times | By Seema Goswami
UPDATED ON APR 05, 2020 02:33 AM IST
When things go back to normal – and they will – this is what I will do first
Achieving some sort of permanency in areas like personal hygiene— the advocacy for which telecom sector helps magnify — will do good to society and mitigate future virus attacks(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
Achieving some sort of permanency in areas like personal hygiene— the advocacy for which telecom sector helps magnify — will do good to society and mitigate future virus attacks(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)

In Covid-19 times, telecom emerges as a saviour

By Sanjay Kapoor
UPDATED ON MAR 22, 2020 04:26 PM IST
Telecom infrastructure is helping sustain businesses, provide information, connect people, and allay fears
Among the more unusual documentary films on DocuBay a new streaming platform for non-fiction films, is Shake This Out, which covers the rise of urban greetings, including the fist bump.(Shake This Out)
Among the more unusual documentary films on DocuBay a new streaming platform for non-fiction films, is Shake This Out, which covers the rise of urban greetings, including the fist bump.(Shake This Out)

Now, a streaming service just for documentary addicts

Hindustan Times | By Rachel Lopez
UPDATED ON JAN 11, 2020 01:42 PM IST
DocuBay’s roster covers films about nature, politics, adventure, travel, culture, science and the like
There’s no law that says you have to binge-watch a show just because it’s available in its entirety(Photo Imaging: Parth Garg)
There’s no law that says you have to binge-watch a show just because it’s available in its entirety(Photo Imaging: Parth Garg)

Spectator by Seema Goswami: To binge or not to binge

Hindustan Times | By Seema Goswami
UPDATED ON AUG 24, 2019 09:42 PM IST
That is the question, as streaming services make it all too easy to devour entire series in the course of an evening
The writer loves people-watching while eating alone so much that she has coined a phrase for it – ‘catching the cabaret’(iSTOCK)
The writer loves people-watching while eating alone so much that she has coined a phrase for it – ‘catching the cabaret’(iSTOCK)

Table for one

Hindustan Times | By Seema Goswami
UPDATED ON MAY 05, 2019 12:50 AM IST
Eating out alone has its pleasures – but it’s not the only activity you can enjoy on your own
The most recent breakthrough and probably the best thing I have ever seen on Indian television is Reema Kagti and Zoya Akhtar’s Made In Heaven.(Amazon Prime Video/YouTube)
The most recent breakthrough and probably the best thing I have ever seen on Indian television is Reema Kagti and Zoya Akhtar’s Made In Heaven.(Amazon Prime Video/YouTube)

The Taste with Vir Sanghvi: The future of entertainment looks promising

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Vir Sanghvi
UPDATED ON MAR 13, 2019 03:25 PM IST
In this week’s column of The Taste With Vir, Vir Sanghvi talks about some of the best shows on Indian streaming services including Sacred Games and the more recent, Made In Heaven, and how the future of entertainment looks promising.
The time gap between a movie’s official theatre release and online/TV premiere has reduced from what it used to be earlier.
The time gap between a movie’s official theatre release and online/TV premiere has reduced from what it used to be earlier.

From big screen to the small screen in a jiffy

Hindustan Times | By Abhinav Verma, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 29, 2019 11:15 AM IST
Hit Bollywood movies are quickly premiering on television and online platforms right after their theatre release.
Based on the choices you make for the protagonist in Netflix’s interactive show, Bandersnatch, his life spirals out in a terrible or worse manner(Screenshot)
Based on the choices you make for the protagonist in Netflix’s interactive show, Bandersnatch, his life spirals out in a terrible or worse manner(Screenshot)

It’s the new age of storytelling, with possibilities we had never imagined

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 19, 2019 02:49 PM IST
It has released content – be it literature, cinema, television, graphic novels, or video games – from its straightjacket
A still from The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Patrick Melrose(YouTube)
A still from The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Patrick Melrose(YouTube)

The Taste With Vir Sanghvi: The best TV shows to watch - From Billions to Killing Eve to The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel and more

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Vir Sanghvi
UPDATED ON JAN 09, 2019 11:15 AM IST
In this week’s column, Vir Sanghvi writes about some of the best TV shows he’s watched over the past year and why he enjoyed watching them.
‘In India, Sacred Games has created a level of awareness for Netflix that didn’t exist before.’(Photo courtesy: Netflix)
‘In India, Sacred Games has created a level of awareness for Netflix that didn’t exist before.’(Photo courtesy: Netflix)

India on their minds

Hindustan Times | By Vidhi Choudhary
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2019 11:52 AM IST
Netflix, now three years old in India, has spent more on local content here than anywhere else in the world, except the US. That’s given us the stellar Sacred Games. But is it enough to score over other streaming services?
Children with counsellors at an Internet de-addiction centre in Delhi. In June this year, the World Health Organization (WHO) added gaming disorder to its International Classification of Diseases(HT File)
Children with counsellors at an Internet de-addiction centre in Delhi. In June this year, the World Health Organization (WHO) added gaming disorder to its International Classification of Diseases(HT File)

Net loss: Time to beat the binge-watching habit

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 08, 2018 08:14 PM IST
Bengaluru-based Nimhans got its first case of Netflix addiction. The solution is to offset the imbalance that addiction to gadgets has introduced into your life
hile Gada said the company may produce “some content,” it sees controlled spending on content and online platform maintenance as a key difference between its planned app and Netflix.(Udit Kulshrestha/Bloomberg)
hile Gada said the company may produce “some content,” it sees controlled spending on content and online platform maintenance as a key difference between its planned app and Netflix.(Udit Kulshrestha/Bloomberg)

Shemaroo’s streaming service will not ape the Netflix model

Bloomberg | By Ameya Karve
UPDATED ON JUN 04, 2018 05:16 PM IST
Shemaroo Entertainment is planning an online streaming application in 6-9 months, even as the company looks to be ‘on all platforms,’ CEO Hiren Gada says.
In Czech Republic, a Czech drama about a journalist who uncovers evidence of fraud, implicating his brother, often gets more viewers  than the famous, bloody adaptation of George R. R. Martin’s novels.(Reuters File Photo)
In Czech Republic, a Czech drama about a journalist who uncovers evidence of fraud, implicating his brother, often gets more viewers  than the famous, bloody adaptation of George R. R. Martin’s novels.(Reuters File Photo)

Europe new video streaming battefield as HBO takes on Netflix, Amazon

Bloomberg | By Gerry Smith
PUBLISHED ON MAY 11, 2018 05:09 PM IST
This year, HBO is creating 250 hours of original programming for its foreign subscribers, including shows, movies and documentaries—a 40% increase over last year. The channel will make 14 original scripted series outside the US, up from 10 two years ago.
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