Archive for November, 2009

Rolling into town this week is Kevin Werbach’s Supernova at Mission Bay #SN09, Scott Kirsner’s Building Audiences at BAVC, and Ken Goldberg’s Future of the Forum at UC Berkeley.  Meanwhile in Vegas, the International Film & Music Festival Summit will be training screeners and festival directors, chatting about programming strategies and brainstorming the future role of festivals […]


Good morning.  Epix is about to take the stage at this the last day of Streaming Media West.  Watch the keynote live at:  www.livestream.com/streamingmedialive/beta. Presentations this weekend at streamingmedia.com/west.  We’ll be posting the remarks here along with a summary of what was said this week by other content distributors and producers: Emil Rensing, Epix Epix […]


Streaming Media West is in full swing.  With 150 speakers and 40 sessions, it is a real treat that all the videos will soon be posted at StreamingMedia.com. The video to my Commonwealth Club Smarter TV event from earlier this week will also soon be available on FORA.tv.  Between the two events, there was much discussion about […]


Thought NewTeeVee Live was awesome, it was merely to whet your appetite for next week in Silicon Valley with my Smarter TV event at the Commonwealth Club and Streaming Media West, #SMWest09.  NYC has its own Future of TV East confab, follow at #FOTVE.  And on a musical note, Tuesday night, 6-9, there is a […]


For anyone looking to get up to speed on TV Everywhere, the only place to be today was at Mission Bay in San Francisco for NewTeeVee Live, streamed live at  http://www.justin.tv/richreader and tweeted out on #NTVL. Here’s the gist of it with video to boot: Marc Whitten, Xbox – Launched Sky in UK with cool friends […]


AFM is still going strong but our attention now shifts back to the Bay Area where Mobile Monday rolls into town with a focus on Brands Gone Mobile, Nokia’s hosting cocktails, sure to pack the house.  The party continues on W eve at Adobe’s VIP reception and Th with NewTeeVee Live.  Everyone will be there. […]


We are now midway through AFM, and things are looking up from last year. Buyers are buying, but very specific in their wants.  I had a chance to catch up with John Foster, CEO, of Odyssey Pictures who recently acquired 31 hours of animated children’s content from DPM, a French-based specialty distributor of entertainment and […]