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Jeffrey Katzenberg and the Future of Hollywood

Jeffrey Katzenberg and the Future of Hollywood | TV Future | Scoop.it
At DreamWorks Animation, Jeffrey Katzenberg played a major role in reshaping the movie business. Here's where he and the industry are going.
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The Netflix Backlash: Why Hollywood Fears a Content Monopoly

The Netflix Backlash: Why Hollywood Fears a Content Monopoly | TV Future | Scoop.it
The streaming service is spending $6 billion a year on content, choking basic cable and brusquely rattling the relationship business of the town as fears of a Google- or Apple-sized dominance send a chill down the entertainment industry's spine.
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Here’s how shoppable video will (finally) work

Here’s how shoppable video will (finally) work | TV Future | Scoop.it
The dream of being able to buy a product directly from a TV show dates back to the beginning of the new millennium. At industry conferences around the world, executives spoke longingly of a future in which viewers of the then-popular sitcom Friends could see star actress Jennifer Aniston wearing a fashionable sweater, and then, with the push of a button, purchase that very sweater for themselves.
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Would Netflix + Spotify = the ultimate modern media conglomerate?

Would Netflix + Spotify = the ultimate modern media conglomerate? | TV Future | Scoop.it
In an Apple, Google, Facebook, Amazon world, it’s eat or b
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Television Companies Are Stealing the Internet's Ad Countdown Clocks

Television Companies Are Stealing the Internet's Ad Countdown Clocks | TV Future | Scoop.it
Online streaming platforms like YouTube and Hulu have a method to keep viewers interested throughout commercial breaks: countdown clocks. Now, traditional TV broadcasting companies are getting in on the action.
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How VCs are looking at investing in VR experiences

How VCs are looking at investing in VR experiences | TV Future | Scoop.it
Back in March, I attended a crowded panel at the Upload Collective, where a number of venture capitalists and investors talked about investing in virtual reality and augmented reality startups.
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REDEF ORIGINAL: Big Media's 'Death Star' Strategy

REDEF ORIGINAL: Big Media's 'Death Star' Strategy | TV Future | Scoop.it
In 2016, Big Media is beginning to look like Star Wars' Galactic Empire. Rather than try something new, most incumbents are focused on doing the same thing they've always done, just bigger. Scale matters, but it wasn't sufficient to stop the Rebel Alliance. Hollywood should take note.
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How VR Will Change Sports. And How It Won’t — Backchannel

How VR Will Change Sports. And How It Won’t — Backchannel | TV Future | Scoop.it
Do you really want to know what it’s like to get smothered by a linebacker?
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The Winner in Mixed Reality Will Be…Snapchat — Backchannel

The Winner in Mixed Reality Will Be…Snapchat — Backchannel | TV Future | Scoop.it
With lenses and filters, the ephemeral social giant is halfway there already
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Josh Miller:  "With lenses and filters, the ephemeral social giant is halfway there already" ....

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Diving Deep into Game of Thrones

Diving Deep into Game of Thrones | TV Future | Scoop.it
At Parrot Analytics we love all TV content, but the office favorite is undoubtedly Game of Thrones. We’re not the only people heavily invested in the power
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Amazon vs. YouTube: Why the content creator is the ultimate winner

Amazon vs. YouTube: Why the content creator is the ultimate winner | TV Future | Scoop.it
In the wake of Amazon’s Video Direct launch, we heard one refrain across the internet: Look out, YouTube!
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Holy Shit, 'South Park' Is 20! Trey Parker, Matt Stone on Censors, Tom Cruise and Scientology's Role in Isaac Hayes Quitting

Holy Shit, 'South Park' Is 20! Trey Parker, Matt Stone on Censors, Tom Cruise and Scientology's Role in Isaac Hayes Quitting | TV Future | Scoop.it
THR spoke to 'South Park' creators Trey Parker, Matt Stone, and others involved in the Comedy Central show's early days on 20 years of history.
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Facebook Versus the Media

Facebook Versus the Media | TV Future | Scoop.it
Facebook is in trouble with the media again, guilty of stupidity by apathy. Still, the media itself hasn't exactly caught up with the reality of the Internet.
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Twitter Shares Revenue With Video Makers

Twitter Shares Revenue With Video Makers | TV Future | Scoop.it
The ailing social network hopes to get more people making videos for its service by applying a time-honored strategy.
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REDEF ORIGINAL: Letting it Go: The End of Windowing (and What Comes Next)

REDEF ORIGINAL: Letting it Go: The End of Windowing (and What Comes Next) | TV Future | Scoop.it
There are few concepts more fundamental to the video media business than that of content 'windowing' – yet even this strategy is crumbling under the pressures of digital distribution. How will rights owners maximize the value of their content in the post-window era? The answer depends on how badly you want it.
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London Is Getting The First YouTube Store

London Is Getting The First YouTube Store | TV Future | Scoop.it
Google has unveiled a retail outlet called the Creator Store, where online video stars can sell merchandise to the public.
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TV Companies Resist Facebook Video Deals

TV Companies Resist Facebook Video Deals | TV Future | Scoop.it
The National Football League, Walt Disney Co. and Comcast Corp.’s NBCUniversal are among television content owners that are resisting striking deals with Facebook Inc. for its video features, concerned about ceding control to the social networking giant and undermining the value of their programming.
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How VCs are looking at investing in VR experiences

How VCs are looking at investing in VR experiences | TV Future | Scoop.it
Back in March, I attended a crowded panel at the Upload Collective, where a number of venture capitalists and investors talked about investing in virtual reality and augmented reality startups.
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Why some YouTube stars accuse Buzzfeed of ‘stealing’ their ideas

Why some YouTube stars accuse Buzzfeed of ‘stealing’ their ideas | TV Future | Scoop.it
“We can’t stand what Buzzfeed has done to independent content creators,” one YouTuber said. “There’s so much money and recognition that shouldn’t be going to them.”
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Twitter launches its first livestream sports broadcast with Wimbledon

Twitter launches its first livestream sports broadcast with Wimbledon | TV Future | Scoop.it
It's a match made in second screen heaven: Twitter has just launched its first sports livestream broadcast with today's Wimbledon games. The screen looks a
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VidCon 2016: Innocence Lost? - VideoInk

VidCon 2016: Innocence Lost? - VideoInk | TV Future | Scoop.it
Just finished my third VidCon — an event I have always labeled as being a “must attend” for anyone in the “digital media” business (a term I use very broadly). And yes, VidCon continues to rank amongst the most important industry events. For those of you who have never attended, it still is a “must” (for …
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Hollywood Has a Big Millennial Problem

Hollywood Has a Big Millennial Problem | TV Future | Scoop.it
2016 is on pace to be the worst year for movies—by tickets bought per U.S. adult—since before the 1920s. What’s going on?
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Whatever happened to MCNs?

Whatever happened to MCNs? | TV Future | Scoop.it
Remember MCNs? Those quaint multi-channel networks -- aggregators of YouTube channels -- that generally focused on a specific vertical audience? In the past..
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