Your guide to what’s happening this week in the media, entertainment and technology industry.

Industry Events

NAB Show exhibition and conference continues this week in Las Vegas until Thursday. IBC365 is on the ground covering the hot topics and trends. 

  • Read more from IBC365 here

MIPTV 2019 returns to Cannes, France for those interested in discovering new content and stories focusing on early-stage developments, distributors and buyers for finished programme acquisitions, on Monday to Thursday.

MPLS+SDN+NFWorld Paris 2019 Congress unites service providers, telecom service providers and enterprise networks to preview the next technological trends, on Tuesday to Friday.

Company announcements 

  • Verizon Communications Inc will announce its dividend for VZ.BA and VZ.N on Tuesday
  • AT&T Inc will announce its dividend For T.N on Tuesday
  • ITV PLC will announce its dividend For ITV.L on Thursday

Film and TV releases

Rooney Mara and Joaquin Phoenix star in the biblical retelling of Mary Magdalene, in cinemas for US audiences on Friday.

Following on from Black Mirror episode Bandersnatch, Netflix continues to experiment with interactive TV with You vs Wild with Bear Grylls.

Hotly anticipated superhero movie Hellboy releases this Friday in US and UK cinemas.

Hollywood’s youngest producer Marsai Martin stars alongside Issa Rae and Reginal Hall in Littlereleased this Friday in US cinemas.

On this day 

10 April 1953 House of Wax , the first colour 3D movie, premiered in New York, US.

14 April 1894 Thomas Edison’s kinetoscope (moving pictures) was first showcased in Chicago, US