Top 3 Media Trends You Should Be Tracking

I had a history professor back in my collegiate days who encouraged the class, every time his lecture included the word “change”, to respond with an immediate question”: “Pace and degree?” The idea was that change, throughout history, is a constant, but the pace of that change, and the degree of that change, can make […]

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August 10, 2015

Television Is No Longer The Electronic Pied Piper

I had the occasion, recently, to relate the tale of the Pied Piper of Hamlin to a young audience who had never heard it before. It’s actually one of my favorite childhood tales; I was always amazed by the Piper’s power over the children, that they would follow him unquestioningly, and scornful of townsfolks’ blatant […]

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July 13, 2015

Giant Interactive 10th Anniversary DVD Give-away

As part of our Tenth Anniversary celebration, we look back at some of our favorite projects: Hawaii Five-0. And what better way to celebrate than to give away free stuff! Five lucky winners will take home the goods! Contest: Win a #FREE Season 1 Hawaii Five-0 DVD set, presented by Giant Interactive!! Winning is easy! […]

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June 8, 2015

Best Practices for App Development: 10 Key Concepts

Designing an app is much more than simply calling a developer, describing your idea and hoping for the best. There’s a tremendous amount of planning and forethought which are necessary, as well as a deep understanding of the potential audience, intended experience and expected outcome. We were privileged to be nominated for a Tabby Award this […]

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May 22, 2015

Giant Becomes Newest iTunes TV & Movie Aggregator

A Giant Step in Digital and Distribution Services Giant Interactive has been designated as the newest content aggregator for iTunes TV and Movies, enabling Giant to not only offer first tier digital production services, but also distribution in both the domestic and international stores. As a digital studio delivering to the iTunes Store over many […]

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May 7, 2015

Giant Celebrates 10 Years of Service!

From Disc to Digital to OTT…Ever Changing, Always Adapting “Ten years is a long time in such a dynamic and ever-changing business as this,” noted President Jeff Stabenau. “I’m proud of both what the Giant team has accomplished and excited about what we have planned for the next decade.” Founded in April 2005, Giant Interactive […]

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May 5, 2015

More Streaming, More OTT Are In Your Future, As Viewer or Distributor

Without question, audiences are increasingly turning to streaming options when it comes to video-based entertainment. More than a few studies have been reported, recently, which deliver supporting data: Study: Connected TV Owners Streaming More Video Than A Year Ago — From a study reported at StreamDaily.com: 19% of adults over 18 are watching less traditional TV, […]

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April 29, 2015

“…[O]n the cusp of the next major evolutionary growth phase…”

If you draw a circle which contains all things entertainment and a second which contains all things technology, the area where those things overlap (the venerable and oft-used Venn diagram) would be the NAB Show, just now wrapping up in Las Vegas. Reports from the Giants who attended this annual Las Vegas event tell of […]

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April 16, 2015

Five Steps to App Development Success

App marketplace is booming and it seems that every organization, from media companies to sports leagues, non-profits to entrepreneurs, is thinking about making an app. Before you dive headlong into the process, let’s take a moment to organize and plan. As Ben Franklin would say, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” […]

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April 8, 2015

2015 Home Media Magazine Awards Ballot — Vote Early & Often

Each year we look forward to seeing the ballot for the Home Media Magazine Awards. It’s exciting to see the projects on which we’ve collaborated with our clients receive recognition from our industry peers. 2015 is no different. Several of our productions appear in the list of nominations: Best Documentary : Act of Killing (Cinedigm) Best Indie : Escape […]

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March 18, 2015