Entries Tagged with ‘Business’

The Gradual Erosion of TV Censorship

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2009

The censorship of television has been around nearly as long as television itself, and has been controlled primarily by the Federal Communications Commission. Any content that is distributed over the public airwaves falls under FCC jurisdiction and is subject to ...

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Writers Boot Camp: A Look Behind the Curtain

Sunday, August 16th, 2009

We posted our thoughts on the Writers Boot Camp on Script Mag earlier this month. The WBC program is a well-established writer-training facility in Los Angeles and New York. Overall, we really like their take on writing, and would encourage ...

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12 Steps for Creating a Hit Web Series

Thursday, August 6th, 2009

Earlier this month, we attended the NATPE LATV Fest in Los Angeles, and from our experience, wrote the forthcoming Script Magazine article “The State of Online Media,” in which we discuss the current world of Web entertainment as it relates ...

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Alec McNayr Interviewed Before the Streamy Awards

Saturday, August 1st, 2009

I was interviewed at Cinespace a few days before the Streamy Awards last March. As a member of the Academy of Web Television, I gave my thoughts on the state of online entertainment. Enjoy these four minutes of ...

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Positioning Your Content As a Revenue Generator

Tuesday, January 27th, 2009

Someone said to me the other day, "2009 is a great year for online content... if you don't have to make any money from it." It's true. More focus, more shifting away from cable to mobile and online, and more ...

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If I Only Had a Big Enough Budget…

Saturday, December 27th, 2008

Independent producers beware. If your mantra is "if I could only get the money, I'd be a success," check out the story of Delgo, an animated film with all the right pieces, but the wrong execution. The film's creator/producer/director wanted to create ...

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Two Weeks in Africa: Media Thoughts

Monday, December 22nd, 2008

I just returned from two weeks spent in Uganda. I was part of a team of 47 people that traveled to Africa to host Christmas parties for 2000 orphans. We brought decorations, games, prizes, and an individual gift ...

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Working Your Way Up the New Media Pyramid

Thursday, November 20th, 2008

NewTeeVee is covering a question I've been thinking about for a while now: do traditional celebrities help or hinder web series? Do you have to be (or have signed) a celebrity to make a web series work? Have ...

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A Sign of Things to Come: The Audience for TV’s New Season Keeps Shrinking

Friday, October 3rd, 2008

With every new season premiere of every show on TV, the story seems to be consistent: audiences are not coming back this fall. Just got an email from THR and all three articles in it were about TV networks hemorrhaging audiences: ABC ...

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Regarding the Crumbling/Rising Music Business

Friday, September 19th, 2008

Heard a music producer last week rant about how iTunes is killing the music business. He thought that the 99-cent download doesn't float the traditional music industry, and that forcing consumers into $10+ full albums were the way to ...

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