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Film: Not Just a 100-Year Fad

OK, so box office wasn’t exactly “boffo” this year—film revenues were down 2.3% domestically for 2017 ($11.1 billion per ComScore). But 2016 set the all-time domestic record, so, just sayin’… Rogers & Cowan CEO Mark Owens says this is a long game and the $38.6 billion global movie market is adapting to change better than…
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Other Film Trends Coming to a Theater or Drive-in Near You

Oh, the Horror Revival! The success of “Get Out,” “Happy Death Day” and “IT” (now the highest grossing horror film ever at $500 million in receipts), helped horror surpass $1 billion in North America for only the second year ever. The upcoming superhero movie “New Mutants” will also straddle the horror genre. Back to the…
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Early 2018 Award Wins for R&C Digital Group

2018 is already looking to be a year of WINS for the Rogers & Cowan Digital Group who recently won a series of AVA Digital Awards and Summit Emerging Media Awards for Dreamworks, Sports Illustrated, Delta and Tyler Henry.   Winning Categories for AVA Digital Awards                  …
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Virtual Vegas

At this week’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, 170 VR-related companies were hawking their wares to a crowd of 184,000 attendees. In 2017, the show attracted 70 or so such companies. Below, some links to stories about the show as well as VR/AR news and trends. First, the Good News… Industry analyst International Data…
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AR and VR, So Far

Innovations in technology related to Virtual Reality—and its cousin, the mobile-based Augmented Reality—have created a heady, gold rush atmosphere that is infusing the industry with interest and investment. Expect this to continue as new products and partnerships were unveiled at this week’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. Pondering the latest and greatest tech breakthroughs…
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