Village Roadshow Ltd

Type: Company
Name: Village Roadshow Ltd
Nationality: Australia
Web Address: http://www.villageroadshow.com.au/
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Internet piracy in the federal government's crosshairs

Australia may soon surrender the dubious honour of being the world leader in internet piracy, if the federal government gets its way.A leaked draft discussion paper has revealed the government is considering compelling internet service providers (ISPs) ... [Published NineMSN Finance - 20 mins ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Leaked Document Shows Harsh Piracy Crackdown in Australia

Game of Thrones has been pirated excessively in Australia. By 2014-07-28 07:45:51 UTCSYDNEY — There's a lot of talk in Australia about the high number of pirates hanging out on our shores. Earlier this year, Australia had the highest number of illegal ... [Published Mashable - 17 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Piracy crackdown misses the real crime

Hollywood demands government help so it can keep ripping us off.The leaked Online Copyright Infringement discussion paper, obtained last Friday by news website Crikey, is pretty much what we expected from Australia's federal government. The opening statement ... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

The Conversation spurred by people power

Academic journalism site The Conversation says it has received almost $200,000 in personal donations over 12 months, making donations a "small but growing" part of its $4 million annual revenue.The Conversation, a not-for-profit that pairs academics with ... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

BLOGS OF THE DAY: Bill Murray makes shop owner's day

| Updated: 16:22 EST, 27 July 2014Academy Award-nominated actor Bill Murray has regained a reputation for mingling with the common folk.After crashing bachelor parties, engagement shoots and joining in for karaoke blowouts, the actor recently joined ... [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

AU’s Anti-Piracy Law is a Hollywood’s Wish List Coming True

An intellectual property rights expert says that AustraliaMatthew Rimmer, an expert in intellectual property at the Australia''These proposals amount to a punitive copyright protection regime that would put Australia beyond the United States, the United ... [Published International Business Times Australia - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Comic-Con: Tom Hardy Hits High Gear in ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ First Look (Video)

You may like...Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow give fans early glimpse at sequel to George Miller's apocalyptic sci-fi classicThe first footage from “Mad Max: Fury Road” was rolled out at Comic-Con by Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow on Sunday.If this ... [Published The Wrap - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Government anti-piracy plan one of the world's toughest

Australia would have some of the toughest anti-piracy measures in the Western world if leaked government proposals to crack down on online copyright infringement were implemented, according to copyright experts.The draft discussion paper, published by ... [Published Melbourne Age - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 2 reports

Robert Downey Jr.'s 'The Judge' will open Toronto Film Festival

Billy Bob Thornton, Vera Farmiga, Vincent D'Onofrio, Dax Shepard and Jeremy Strong co-star in the film, opening Oct. 10, from Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow."The Judge" was announced as part of the TIFF lineup earlier in the week and bumped up to the ... [Published Los Angeles Times - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Leaked discussion paper reveals Australian online piracy crackdown in full swing

Websites hosting pirated material would be blocked and internet service providers compelled to stop their users illegally downloading under proposals being floated by the Abbott government.The federal government is proposing that internet service providers ... [Published Brisbane Times - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

SeaWorld to retire the Sea Viper

After bringing thrills to Sea World’s guests for 32 years, the Gold Coast theme park is to retire its Sea Viper rollercoaster.The first Australian rollercoaster to feature three inversions, the Sea Viper opened in 1982 as the Corkscrew. In the year after ... [Published Australasian Leisure Management - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Casino planned for Korean theme park

20th Century Fox is to open a casino in South Korea.The South Gyeongsang provincial government has signed an agreement with Fox Consumer Products, the marketing and licensing arm of 20th Century Fox, and Village Roadshow Theme Parks of Australia, to jointly ... [Published InterGame Online - Jul 22 2014]

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"We are still paying on average 50 percent more for music, and up to 144 percent more for movies than Americans" Ms Hepworth said
"[I] applaud the fact that the government is making people like iiNet (Australian ISP) responsible" Village Roadshow co-chief Graham Burke told Fairfax Media on Friday
"These proposals amount to a punitive copyright protection regime that would put Australia beyond the United States, the United Kingdom"
Ms Watts said media organisations needed to be clear about their purpose to survive. "Everyone working here believes in the project, no-one is earning much, no-one is going to get rich out of it."

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Internet piracy in the federal government's cro... [Published NineMSN Finance - 20 mins ago]
'Mad Max: Fury Road' Comic-Con Trailer Goes Online [Published Forbes.com - 8 hours ago]
Leaked Document Shows Harsh Piracy Crackdown in... [Published Mashable - 17 hours ago]
Piracy crackdown misses the real crime [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Jul 28 2014]
BLOGS OF THE DAY: Bill Murray makes shop owner'... [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 28 2014]
AU’s Anti-Piracy Law is a Hollywood’s Wish List... [Published International Business Times Australia - Jul 27 2014]
Comic-Con: Tom Hardy Hits High Gear in ‘Mad Ma... [Published The Wrap - Jul 27 2014]
The Conversation spurred by people power [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Jul 27 2014]
Government anti-piracy plan one of the world's ... [Published Melbourne Age - Jul 26 2014]
Robert Downey Jr.'s 'The Judge' will open Toron... [Published Los Angeles Times - Jul 25 2014]
Robert Downey Jr. Drama ‘The Judge’ To Open Tor... [Published The Wrap - Jul 25 2014]
Leaked discussion paper reveals Australian onli... [Published Brisbane Times - Jul 25 2014]
Leaked: Australian Government Plan To Deal With... [Published Gizmodo Australia - Jul 25 2014]
SeaWorld to retire the Sea Viper [Published Australasian Leisure Management - Jul 23 2014]
Sony Pictures Vice Chairman Jeff Blake Exiting ... [Published Deadline.com - Jul 22 2014]
Casino planned for Korean theme park [Published InterGame Online - Jul 22 2014]
Twentieth Century Fox signs MoU to open theme p... [Published Eastwind - Jul 22 2014]
Pretty Little Liars Star Lucy Hale to Perform a... [Published Nevada Business - Jul 22 2014]
Why Quickflix Ltd shares soared 40% today [Published Motley Fool - Jul 21 2014]
VILLAGE ROADSHOW : Twentieth Century Fox Consum... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 21 2014]
20th Century Fox to construct luxury casino in ... [Published Yogonet.com - Jul 18 2014]
3 dividend stocks I’d buy with $50,000 [Published Motley Fool - Jul 18 2014]
FN Arena Broker Call Headlines - 18 Jul 2014 [Published NineMSN Finance - Jul 18 2014]
Village Roadshow to develop Asia’s second Twent... [Published Australasian Leisure Management - Jul 18 2014]
Ten, Foxtel could win from $US80bn Fox-Time War... [Published WA Today - Jul 17 2014]
20th Century Fox to Build Theme Park in Changwon [Published The Korea Economic Daily - Jul 17 2014]
Fox to Build Theme Park in Korea [Published License - Jul 17 2014]
20th Century Fox to build theme park in South K... [Published Los Angeles Times - Jul 17 2014]
20th Century Fox to build theme park in S. Gyeo... [Published Korea Herald - Jul 16 2014]
Lionsgate, Village Roadshow Extend Australian D... [Published Variety - Jul 16 2014]
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Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products and Vil... [Published PR Newswire: Entertainment & Media - Jul 16 2014]
SEOUL, Korea, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Governor Hong Joon-pyo, Gyeongsangnam-do Province, Jeffrey Godsick, president of Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products, and Tim Fisher, CEO of Village Roadshow Theme Parks, announced the signing of Memorandum ...
How Netflix Is Dominating Australia From Abroad [Published Mashable! - Jul 14 2014]
SYDNEY — Netflix, the American on-demand television and movie streaming service, is growing its audience in Australia without even launching in the local market. At the end of June, Village Roadshow confirmed Netflix was finally hitting our ...
Netflix tipped in launch plans for Australia [Published SlashGear - Jul 01 2014]
Living in the land down under comes with some perks -- or frights, depending on your preferences -- but Netflix has never been one of them. Rumors that the video streaming service will be heading to Australia have been around for a while, but it would ...
Australia still lags behind the US for movie re... [Published News: Datablog | guardian.co.uk - Jun 30 2014]
The average gap between films being released in the US and locally is 18 days, despite claims from Village Roadshow that delays are the 'exception' The head of one of Australia's largest film production and distribution companies has called the delay ...
Australian Media Company CEO Accuses iiNet ISP ... [Published Techdirt - Jun 20 2014]
For many years, Techdirt has been covering the dogged efforts of the Australian ISP iiNet to stand up for its users against bullying by the copyright industries. After Hollywood lost its big lawsuit against iiNet back in 2012, things went quiet ...
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