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OVERLOOK Review: Wolfman’s Got Nards

Check out the full review on Ghastly Grinning here. In his review for Fred Dekker’s cult classic way back in 1987, LA Times critic Kevin Thomas wrote, “The Monster Squad is such fun, it makes you want to be a kid again. Although you can never regain childhood innocence, you can appreciate the artistry...
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Watch Frequency Bandits on Nerdist!

Excited to announce our latest series, Frequency Bandits, on Nerdist! Frequency Bandits is an old-timey radio play in the future! Join the exploits of Dr. Laika Starr (Erika Ishii), Chloe Black (Lauren Elliott), and Opie Otter (Matt Gardner) as they right wrongs, explore strange dimensions, and try to avoid being arrested as they use...
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Digital and Streaming News 2/2/17

Digital and Streaming News 1/31/18 Famous Birthdays is creating live content, has hold on Gen Z Famous Birthdays is a website that is a record of celebrity and influencer facts. Due to its high traffic (500K searches in its internal search bar per day), and the fact that Gen Z uses it as a...
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Digital and Streaming News 12/15/17

(This post is a weekly news update by our researcher, Dakota Sky Bloom). Fox-Disney Deal Updates With the immensely consequential linkup of Disney and Fox still rolling on there have been a number of interesting tidbits that have shaken out so far: Comcast has fully bowed out of the Fox hunt, leaving the field...
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Premiere Date Set for 1620 Media Comedy

Read the full coverage on Worldscreen here. Pilgrim Media Group’s 1620 Media is partnering with Legendary Digital Network’s interactive streaming platform Alpha to debut the new comedy Frequency Bandits later this month.   Frequency Bandits follows a group of scientists who have accidentally discovered gateways into parallel dimensions. The 10-episode multi-camera show marks 1620’s first...
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Soufra Documentary Debuts at DOC NYC Fest!

With courage, tenacity & a dream, Mariam Shaar and Soufra team show us what’s possible when refugee entrepreneurs have access to opportunity. Director Thomas Morgan explains, “I never wanted to tell a political story. This is a story of underdogs.” The documentary highlights the story of entrepreneur and refugee Mariam Shaar as she, and...
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Streaming & Digital News 11/10/17

DOJ May Make AT&T Ditch All of Turner The Department of Justice announced today that they will require AT&T to drop either DirectTV or Turner (which includes CNN) from the Time Warner deal. Although there are legitimate concerns from the DOJ concerning how much of the media industry the combined AT&T and Time Warner...
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11/6/17 Streaming and Digital News

This article is part of a series of news updates created by 1620 Media’s staff researcher Dakota Sky Bloom. Facebook Buys tbh Facebook picked up teen polling app tbh for under $100 million (to avoid regulatory approval). The app has picked up 5 million downloads in the past 9 weeks and is well on...
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