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Broadcast, SVOD and staffing – 2022 in review

As we enter 2023, Frame 25 reflects on a gamechanging 12 months and looks ahead to what we can expect this year. Among the stories making the headlines, several themes stand out...

In The Frame - December '22

Is sharing your Netflix password a crime? The government's Intellectual Property Office has issued guidance, in conjunction with Meta...

In The Frame - November '22

Disney has swapped top Bobs: the company has sacked its CEO Bob Chapek after less than three years and reinstated the previously retired Bob Iger.

In The Frame - October '22

In The Frame - October '22 - Netflix announced details this month of its ad-supported tier. Broadcast news stories you’ll want to see brought by Frame 25.

In The Frame - September '22

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In The Frame - August '22

Ofcom’s fifth annual Media Nations report has found that younger viewers in the UK spend an average of 53 minutes a day watching linear TV.

In The Frame - July '22

The UK streaming and pay-TV markets are suffering as consumers prioritise their spending.

In The Frame - June '22

Netflix’s decision to build an ad-supported tier to prop up its struggling subscription model, the company has reportedly spoken to Google, Roku etc..

In The Frame - May '22

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In The Frame - April '22

Netflix shares fell by 35%, the stock’s second-worst one-day decline ever, erasing $54 billion in market value, after the company lost 200,000 subscribers

In The Frame - Mar'22

ITV is to launch ITVX, a new, advertising- and subscription-funded streaming service, later this year.

In The Frame - Feb '22

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In The Frame December '21

Netflix ends the year as the No.1 US streaming service, based on estimated numbers of subscribers. Amazon’s Prime Video was second, with Disney+ third.

In The Frame November '21

Netflix now provides total hours viewed for every TV show and film in its top 10, week by week, with data going back to the summer.

In The Frame October '21

Freeview has announced that its on-demand platform Freeview Play is now used in more than 10 million homes, and available in 20 million.

In The Frame September '21

Frame 25, The UK can now use Amazon's free streaming service, IMDB TV. Customers of Amazon who are not Prime can use the service through the Prime Video app.

In The Frame August '21

In The Frame August '21 - Every month, specialist broadcast recruitment agency Frame 25 brings you the latest from the world of broadcast, TV and film.

In The Frame July '21

Frame 25: According to reports, YouTube made $7 billion last year. This is because the number of online videos keeps going up because of pandemics.

In The Frame June '21

Amazon has maintained its position as the world’s most valuable brand, Apple, Google and Microsoft are ranked second, third and fourth, respectively,

In The Frame May '21

In The Frame May '21 - Every month, specialist broadcast recruitment agency Frame 25 brings you the latest from the world of broadcast, TV and film.

In The Frame April '21

Frame 25 - As Prime Video turns 10 years old, Amazon has reported its 2021 first-quarter results.

In The Frame March '21

Frame 25 - In a new report, the DCMS Committee says that public service broadcasters (PSBs) in the UK should be able to use streaming services.

In The Frame February '21

Frame 25 - ViacomCBS is the company that owns Paramount Pictures, CBS, and Nickelodeon. On March 4, it will launch in the US, Canada, and Latin America.

In The Frame January '21

In The Frame January '21 - Every month, specialist broadcast recruitment agency Frame 25 brings you the latest from the world of broadcast, TV and film.

In The Frame December '20

Frame 25 - Sky has given its millions of subscribers in the UK, Ireland, Austria, Germany, and Italy access to Amazon Prime Video.

In The Frame November '20

In The Frame November '20 - Every month, specialist broadcast recruitment agency Frame 25 brings you the latest from the world of broadcast, TV and film.

In The Frame October '20

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In The Frame September '20

Frame 25 - A new report says that 138 countries will make $100 billion from SVoD by 2025, which is twice as much as the $50 billion they made in 2019.

In The Frame August '20

Frame 25 - During lockdown, about 12 million adults got new SVoD subscriptions, and about 3 million of them used a streaming service for the first time.

In The Frame July '20

Arqiva is reported to be reducing its workforce by up to a third as part of restructure in light of the sales of the telecoms arm of the business.

In The Frame June '20

Frame 25 - Disney has confirmed that starting October 1, Disney Channel, Disney XD, and Disney Junior will only be available on Disney+.

In The Frame May '20

Frame 25 - New research shows that more than six million new video streaming subscriptions were bought in the UK in the three months leading up to April.

In The Frame April '20

Frame 25 - Netflix added 15.8 million subscribers in the first three months of the year, far exceeding its target of seven million new customers.

Covid-19: Clarity on government support available to you

Following our recent blog posts and emails on government assistance for employees and the self-employed, and questions we’ve received, we clarify the uncertainties in a distilled guide on who’s eligible for government support during the Covid-19 outbreak, and what to do next.

In The Frame March '20

In The Frame March '20 - Every month, specialist broadcast recruitment agency Frame 25 brings you the latest from the world of broadcast, TV and film.

Covid-19: Chancellor announces support for the self-employed

“You have not been forgotten,” the chancellor told the UK’s freelancers and self-employed workers as he announced a support package comparable to that already announced for PAYE workers. Rishi Sunak described the offer as “one of the most generous self-employed support schemes anywhere in the world”.

Freelancers: what support is available?

You already know how it’s looking: much of the film and TV industry has stopped. Across the industry thousands of freelancers have seen shifts cancelled, with uncertainty around when we will get back to normality.

COVID-19, the broadcast industry and how freelancers can protect themselves

Global news headlines make for pretty dark reading at the best of times but the outbreak of Covid-19 has taken things to a whole new level. But how are things looking for the UK’s freelance broadcast professionals?

In The Frame February '20

Frame 25 - The battle between Netflix and Amazon to be the best streaming service has led to a boom in the UK production industry.

In The Frame January '20

The battle for streaming supremacy, led by Netflix and Amazon, has fuelled a boom in the UK production industry.

In The Frame December '19

In The Frame December '19 - Every month, specialist broadcast recruitment agency Frame 25 brings you the latest from the world of broadcast, TV and film.

In The Frame November '19

In The Frame November '19 - Every month, specialist broadcast recruitment agency Frame 25 brings you the latest from the world of broadcast, TV and film.

In The Frame October 19'

In The Frame October 19'- Every month, specialist broadcast recruitment agency Frame 25 brings you the latest from the world of broadcast, TV and film.

In The Frame September '19

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NEP’s market-leading centralised production model – and an IBC exclusive

We sit down with NEP to discuss their global centralised production solution.

In The Frame August '19

A consensus emerged at this year’s Edinburgh TV Festival, which draws about 2000 delegates from the major international networks and production companies.

In The Frame - July '19

Every month, Frame 25 brings you the latest from the world of broadcast, TV, SVOD and film.

In The Frame – June ’19

The BBC is to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing with a series of programmes across TV, radio and online.

The rise of remote production

The production of big live broadcast events has come a long way since the days when production could only be done on location.

In The Frame – May ’19

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In The Frame – April ’19

Netflix has published its first-quarter results which show that the company added 9.6 million new subscribers

In The Frame – March ’19

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In The Frame – February ’19

The big news this month is of BritBox, a new streaming service for UK audiences, established by the BBC and ITV.

In The Frame January '19

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In The Frame December '18

2019 is shaping up to be a battle among streaming services, as Disney, Apple and WarnerMedia enter the market and take on the might of Netflix.

In The Frame - November ’18

The latest news from the world of broadcast, TV and film

In The Frame - October ’18

“The window is closing,” the chief executive of ITV has warned of UK broadcasters’ chance to build a British version of Netflix.

In The Frame - September ’18

This month's latest news across the industry.

In The Frame – August ’18

Often described as a rival to YouTube, Facebook's Watch video-streaming service is rolling out worldwide

In The Frame – July ’18

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In The Frame – June ’18

Amazon has made its debut as a British sports broadcaster by streaming live tennis from Queen’s.

In The Frame - May ’18

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In The Frame - April '18

Disney has kicked off its streaming future with ESPN+, a service initially delivering sport with a Disney-branded service to follow next year.

In The Frame - March ’18

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In The Frame - February ’18

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In The Frame - January '18

Apple has bought the rights for a TV project by the Oscar-winning writer and director of La La Land, increasing its a power in the entertainment industry.

In The Frame - December '17

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In The Frame - November '17

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In The Frame - October '17

Growing numbers of intellectual property disputes surrounding illegal music and sports streaming have led to an increase in High Court legal battles.

In The Frame – September ’17

Disney CEO Bob Iger has stated that Marvel and Star Wars titles will be streamed exclusively on his company’s new streaming platform

In The Frame – August ’17

Facebook has launched a new video platform as it steps up its commitment in the battle with YouTube and traditional broadcasters.

In The Frame – July ’17

News involving the BBC this month has been dominated by the publication in the corporation’s annual report of the highest-paid broadcasters’ salaries.

In The Frame - June '17

Fox Sports has partnered with Facebook to livestream Champions League matches next season.

In The Frame – May ’17

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In The Frame - April '17

Netflix has risen from a mail order DVD outfit to a global TV player. Now its CEO Reed Hastings is “super-excited” at the prospect of his streaming service

In The Frame - March '17

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In The Frame - February '17

BBC News mobile and new formats editor Nathalie Malinarich agreed: “YouTube is a really massive search engine,” she said.

In The Frame – January ’17

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In The Frame – December ’16

21st Century Fox made a formal bid this month to acquire full control of Sky, which is valued at £18.5 billion and Europe’s biggest pay television broadcaster

In The Frame – November ’16

Connected-TV service YouView has announced an upgrade of its platform including what it describes as a “slicker and faster new interface” for its 2.5 million customers.

In The Frame – October ’16

In The Frame – October ’16 - Every month, specialist broadcast recruitment agency Frame 25 brings you the latest from the world of broadcast, TV and film.

In The Frame – September ’16

Apple CEO Tim Cook believes augmented reality (AR) will be bigger than virtual reality (VR). Speaking on ABC News in the US.

In The Frame – August ’16

While new research suggests that 4K OTT video will go mainstream in the next five years, the chief executive of Liberty Global.

In The Frame – July ’16

Analysts at CCS Insight say that with 83.1 million subscribers, Netflix is still "the benchmark for its competitors."

In The Frame – June ’16

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In The Frame – May ’16

At least 20 per cent of the catalogues Netflix and Amazon Prime offer to EU subscribers should be made locally

In The Frame – April ’16

Not surprisingly, mobile phones and tablets have become the most popular ways for people to watch on-demand content they have downloaded.

In The Frame – March ’16

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In The Frame – February ’16

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In The Frame – January ’16

Slowing growth in the United States means Netflix must look to expand internationally and is targeting India in the next phase of its global expansion.

In The Frame – December ’15

TalkTalk has boosted its TV operation by hiring former senior executives from Virgin Media and Amazon’s video business, having Blinkbox from Tesco earlier this year.

In The Frame – November ’15

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In The Frame – October ’15

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In The Frame – September ’15

American subscribers to streaming services share their login details with friends and family, costing the likes of Netflix and HBO to lost revenue.

In The Frame – August ’15

As mentioned above, Armando Iannucci delivered the MacTaggart Lecture at the 40th Edinburgh International Festival this month

In The Frame – July ’15

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In The Frame – June ’15

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In The Frame – May ’15

We have a full feature coming soon on this story but, that night, Periscope might just have changed the broadcast rights game forever.

In The Frame – April ’15

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In The Frame – March ’15

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In The Frame – February ’15

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In The Frame – January ’15

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In The Frame June ’14

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In The Frame May ’14

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In The Frame April ’14

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In The Frame March ’14

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