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Thursday, April 23, 2009

Video: Next Directions for Entertainment

I had fun sitting down in February to talk with Larry Jordan, one of the pioneers of non-linear editing and the publisher of the site HDFilmTools. We talked a bit about my two recent books, Inventing the Movies and Fans, Friends & Followers, but largely we focused on the ways the entertainment industry is changing for individual content creators -- the new opportunities and challenges that are emerging.

Here's Part I (we talk about innovators and those who resist innovation in Hollywood):

Part II (begins with Larry asking, "Where is the studio system heading?"):

And Part III (why you need to cultivate your own fan base):

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  • Are you wearing the same green shirt that's in your blog profile photo?

    I understand the business model: give the blog content away for free and hope that fans, friends and followers will buy the green collared shirt merchandise.

    By Blogger Mike Vogel, at 12:30 AM  

  • Mike -

    You have uncovered my secret model!

    Here's the shirt, which you can buy from Amazon via my affiliate link. ;)

    By Blogger Scott Kirsner, at 11:03 AM  

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