Posts Tagged ‘USA’

SXSW Music kickoff is tonight!    That means SXSWi & Film is ending – oh boo – the winning session goes to the Cuban/Boxee debate and the Sean Lennon panel.  The Tarantino session had the most drama.  Most tweeted parties included Gowalla, PBS, Pure Volume, Frog Design, Diggnation and Ning (RV)IP Karaoke. That said, in just a […]


SXSW Music + Film + Interactive is just days away. I’ve interviewed close to a dozen bands for Spinner and will start posting those links below.  Here’s just a small sampling of the panels, the parties, and the experiences awaiting.  Enjoy! Broadway Calls http://www.spinner.com/2010/02/11/sxsw-2010-broadway-calls/ Grace Potter and The Nocturnals http://www.spinner.com/2010/03/10/sxsw-2010-grace-potter-and-the-nocturnals/ Grady http://www.spinner.com/2010/03/12/grady-interview-sxsw-2010/ Grandchildren http://www.spinner.com/2010/03/11/grandchildren-interview-sxsw-2010/ Grass Widow […]


Tomorrow happens at the tastemaking festival of the year, SXSW Music + Film + Interactive, where nearly 30,000 will descend upon Austin from F 3/12 – Su 3/21 to spark new ideas on social-mobile-gaming-film-tv-music-and more that contemplate where we’re heading and the nuts and bolts of how to get there.  It’s a launching pad for […]


#CES and #NATPE kicked off the year with keen insights into ubiquitous connectivity and content. Awashed in fantastical visions, the theme of imaginative wonder, optimism and excitement permeated the events marking the awakening of a magical many-to-many era. Enter SyFy’s House of Imagination and Alcatel-Lucent’s LTE world – rich, frictionless space for magical personal experiences.  Car as platform, toaster […]


There were many laugh out loud moments today with Hugh Laurie and Judge Judy in the morning, and Chris Hartwick of Web Soup at the Digital Luminaries Awards, but no one could top Donald Trump who won over many fans when Andy Cohen of Bravo asked Jillian Michaels, Curtis Stone and Trump their thoughts on […]


The lemon drops and quesadillas kept coming as my table traded  success stories of getting premium content onto OTT platforms.   It was an exciting kick off to NATPE 2010 as guests from all around the world started to filter into the opening night party sponsored by SXSW.  And it was only fitting to have Rick […]


Content NOW is honored to have been chosen to cover the first Producers Guild of America Produced By Conference taking place this weekend at Sony Studios. At this sold out event, Hollywood heavyweights James Cameron, Norman Lear, Clint Eastwood mentor up-and-coming producers, HBO, USA, AMC discuss scripted cable, Desperate Housewives, Lost showrunners explore elements of episodic […]