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EBU Members can now convert their audio clips into video content to share on social networks

Radio might be the very first social network. Its ability to connect with its audience, engage them in two-way conversations and tell compelling stories means the platforms are natural bedfellows. However it has not always been easy for radio stations … Read the full press release

Evonik: German documentary film “You’ll never walk alone” will open the Liverpool Independent Film Festival on November 10, 2017

Evonik co-production tells the story of the world’s favorite soccer anthem ESSEN, 17-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The German documentary film “You’ll never walk alone”, directed by André Schäfer, will open the Liverpool Independent Film Festival on Friday, November 10. This was … Read the full press release

Throne of Lies, the highly anticipated online game of Deceit, launches on Steam

LAS VEGAS, U.S.A, 29-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The highly anticipated social deduction game Throne of Lies: The Online Game of Deceit launches with PC, Mac and Linux support today at noon PST. The 3D, online multiplayer game is the next … Read the full press release

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University of York: film recreates the dramatic events of the Oaks Colliery explosions in Barnsley in 1866

A University of York professor has made a film recreating the dramatic events of the Oaks Colliery explosions in Barnsley in December 1866. YORK, 26-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Stephen Linstead, a filmmaker and professor at the York Management School, has brought … Read the full press release

Kudelski Group: Argentinian pay-TV operators CableVideo and Colsecor select technology and services from Conax

CableVideo deploys pay-TV and OTT advanced consumer offerings based on Conax multi-DRM content protection Colsecor’s operator cooperative deploys DVB content offering secured by Conax Contego, including modular Contego flexibility to enable advanced multi-device content offering in the future Strategic partner, … Read the full press release

Kenyan orphans will get taste of life at University of Dundee

DUNDEE, 20-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — 22 Kenyan orphans will get a taste of life at University and take to the stage this week as they continue their singing tour of the United Kingdom at the University of Dundee. The ‘Singing Children … Read the full press release

Neste Jacobs releases the first new generation digital game called NAPCON Games Distiller

ESPOO, 14-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Technology, engineering and project management company Neste Jacobs releases the first new generation digital game called NAPCON Games Distiller. It is developed for operator training and operator testing purposes for the process industry and training institutes, … Read the full press release

Infront: BWT AQUA AG strengthens its sponsorship commitment in Switzerland

International water technology group will be visible from the start of new season, which begins 19/20 September 2017 ZUG, 14-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Swiss Ice Hockey Cup strengthens its partner portfolio for the upcoming 2017/18 season with a top … Read the full press release

MTG will be the exclusive home of the World Boxing Super Series in the Nordic and Baltic regions

STOCKHOLM, 11-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — MTG’s TV channels and streaming service Viaplay will be the exclusive home of the World Boxing Super Series in the Nordic and Baltic regions. Starting on 9 September, fight fans can follow every punch live as … Read the full press release

Eni honored to be the Sole Official Sponsor of the Teatro alla Scala tour in Astana, Kazakhstan

Eni’s commitment to the Teatro alla Scala tour in Astana is demonstrated by its involvement and active participation to an event that takes place during EXPO-2017. During the Astana tour, from the 1st until 9th of September, Teatro alla Scala will perform … Read the full press release

“Heillandi Peking” Ljósmyndasýning um ferðalög haldin í Reykjavík

(Aðeins sem tilvísun og háð viðburðinum) Reykjavík, Íslandi, 02-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — „Heillandi Peking“, ljósmyndasýning um ferðalög var haldin í Reykjavík þann 11. ágúst í boði framkvæmdastjórnar Peking um þróun ferðamála (Beijing Municipal Commission of Tourism Development). Zhang Weidong, kínverski … Read the full press release

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Grammy Winner Coolio & Wrestling Legend Virgil on an Adult Star’s Presidential Ticket – Press Conference

Embarrassed by the state of the country, adult star Cherie DeVille wants to lead by example, bringing change to the country – a Real Person for the People DeVille’s Team features Coolio as Vice President, with WWE great Virgil as … Read the full press release

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BMW Motorrad: The Pure&Crafted Festival’s third edition in Berlin with new home at Altes Kraftwerk Rummelsburg

MUNICH, 29-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Pure&Crafted Festival’s third edition went out with a bang under yesterday’s starry late summer night sky. On the grounds of the Altes Kraftwerk Rummelsburg in Berlin, the festival appealed to its audience with a … Read the full press release

Wieland Speck will contribute to Berlinale as Consultant of the Official Programme

BERLIN, 23-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Wieland Speck, until now head of the Berlinale’s Panorama section, will in the future be contributing his extensive range of expertise on film to the Berlinale as Consultant of the Official Programme. Starting in 1982, Wieland Speck … Read the full press release

UFA Film Nights expected to attract thousands of film friends to Museum Island in Berlin’s historic center

Early masterpieces of cinematic history and a contemporary UFA movie attract cinephiles to Museum Island Bertelsmann CEO Thomas Rabe: Preserving the silent film heritage is important common cause UFA co-CEOs Wolf Bauer and Nico Hofmann: UFA Film Nights highlight innovative … Read the full press release

UKTV Originals’ new branding features handcrafted logo drawn by award-winning hand lettering artist Alison Carmichael

LONDON, 22-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — UKTV, Britain’s biggest multichannel broadcast network, today revealed branding for its fast-increasing slate of commissioned programming, UKTV Originals. The launch of the new branding follows UKTV’s track record for launching successful original shows such as, John Bishop … Read the full press release

Bookings for Floyd Mayweather Jr v Conor McGregor live boxing open for Virgin TV customers

HOOK, 22-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Bookings for this epic clash open today for Virgin TV customers What: Floyd Mayweather Jr v Conor McGregor live boxing When: Saturday 26 August, midnight Where: Sky Sports Box Office on Virgin TV Cost: £19.95 for SD, … Read the full press release

EBU: Programmes from 13 different countries nominated for the Rose d’Or award at the 56th annual ceremony in Berlin

Programmes from 13 different countries have been nominated to win a coveted Rose d’Or award at the 56th annual ceremony in Berlin, on 19 September, organized by the European Broadcasting Union (EBU). GENEVA, 22-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The list of 40 nominees in … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz/SXSW: Concert of the German hip-hop band “Beginner” at the me Convention

STUTTGART, 15-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — From 15 to 17 September 2017, the me Convention – initiated and organized by Mercedes-Benz and SXSW – will bring together leading thinkers from the economy, design, technology and creative industries during the IAA in Frankfurt. … Read the full press release

California-based Galaxy Theatres to upgrade its DFX auditoriums with Barco laser projectors

Sacramento, Ca. USA, 11-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Cinema technology leader Barco is the projector provider of choice for growing southern California-based Galaxy Theatres, providing its Flagship and Smart Laser projectors to outfit all of the exhibitor’s premium large format (PLF) screens … Read the full press release

The Wembley Cup with EE: YouTube’s top football stars and international football legends gather for an epic online football series

Stars of YouTube and international football legends to take part in another epic showdown at Wembley Stadium connected by EE on Saturday 7th October 2017 Eight-part online ‘road to the final’ series broadcast on Spencer FC’s YouTube channel and the EE website – view the trailer here … Read the full press release

BPM, Sámi Blood and Western announced finalists for the 2017 Lux Film Prize

BRUSSELS, 27-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The three films competing for the 2017 Lux Film Prize were announced on 25 July in Rome during the Giornate degli Autori (Venice Days) by Antonio Tajani, President of the European Parliament BPM (Beats per minute) … Read the full press release

Ubisoft to appeal Paris Commercial Court’s ruling on Havas-BETC litigation dispute

PARIS, 26-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Ubisoft has decided to appeal the Paris Commercial Court’s ruling of May 16th, 2017 on the litigation dispute over the breach of the contract which bound it to Havas-BETC. Ubisoft had noted with satisfaction that the … Read the full press release

The global betting and gaming brand 12BET becomes Official Partner of the TOTAL BWF World Championships 2017

Infront brings the global betting and gaming company on board for the prestigious badminton highlight of the year ZUG, 24-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Badminton World Federation (BWF) and 12BET have agreed a partnership that will see the global betting and … Read the full press release

Blind Children Find New Hope Through Music in Wuhan, China

Beijing, China, 17-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Wuhan School for The Blind is the only school of its kind in Hubei province, central China. Not only does it cater to pupils who face enormous challenges because of their disabilities, but it … Read the full press release

Films from the Berlinale Competition, Panorama, Forum and Generation sections at the Radio Eins Open-Air Cinema in Friedrichshain

BERLIN, 12-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — From July 20 to 23, 2017, film fans will have another opportunity to see audience favourites and winning films from the Berlinale Competition, Panorama, Forum and Generation sections: under the stars and before their German cinema … Read the full press release

UKTV: street-based gameshow Don’t Say It, Bring It hosted by comedian Jason Byrne on Dave

LONDON, 10-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — UKTV’s leading entertainment channel Dave has today announced a street-based gameshow Don’t Say It, Bring It hosted by comedian Jason Byrne. The gameshow challenges people to bring back the answer, but not to say it, in return for Jason’s cash prizes. … Read the full press release

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP): Brexit – the Musical to debut at this Summer’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival, 2-28 August

LONDON, 06-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — An EU lawyer has written an all-singing, all-dancing account of the most divisive ask of the UK’s electorate in modern political history: to Leave or not to Leave, that is the question. Brexit – the Musical … Read the full press release

National Grid raised money to enable Round Oak School’s Music of Life programme to continue

WARWICK, 16-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Over £4000 has been raised from a variety show performance organised by National Grid’s choir to enable Round Oak School’s Music of Life programme to continue. The show included acts from National Grid’s choir, Gridtones, who … Read the full press release

30 million targetable TV viewers in UK and Ireland now available to advertisers through Sky and Virgin Media partnership

Partnership to give access to more than 30 million targeted TV viewers in the UK and Ireland More impactful targeted TV ad campaigns, underpinned by intelligent data Transparent, brand safe environments and trusted measurement for advertisers HOOK, 16-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release