The U.S. House overwhelmingly passed its first significant crowdfunding legislation, allowing entrepreneurs to crowdsource up to $2 million per year.
For the indie film producer, the cost of hardware, the skills required of operators, and the extra shooting time it takes are all barriers to using 3-D. Panasonic's AG-3DA1 solves these problems. For about $30,000, you get the fully HD 3D camera, a monitor, and two pairs of stylish glasses.
Heading up the new division are Bank Leumi veterans Melanie Kinsky, Mandie Rush, and Wendy Moore. Melanie will head-up the Film & Media Finance division, with support from Rush and Moore.
Jeff Steele's prediction is he won't be surprised to see Netflix producing its own original content. And here is why: In the United States, Netflix already represents more than 20 percent of downstream traffic during peak times.