E-commerce site Amazon announced that in 2015 will be dealing with the production and distribution of feature films.
In the plans of Amazon Studios is a production of up to 12 “upscale” movie a year, reported the associated press and Variety, quoted by BNA.
Head of Department for creative development of the Studio, who will deal with new projects, has been appointed Director and producer Ted Hope.
Amazon’s announcement followed shortly after another giant of the Internet industry Netflix shall inform about their work simultaneously on several movie projects, including four movie with Adam Sandler in the lead role, as well as for the film Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon.
Amazon recently started production of television serials. The triumph of produciraniâ from the Internet giant series “Transparent” at the Golden Globe Awards illustrate the disappearance of the border between the Internet and television, AFP.
And last week, one of the greatest contemporary directors Woody Allen announced that he would capture his first TV series for Internet video service on Amazon.