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From the earliest days of video games and CD-ROMs, Silicon Valley and Hollywood have attempted to work together. Many hundreds of thousands of words later, we’re still trying to work it all out.
Super talent-agent Ariel Emanuel, CEO of William Morris Endeavor (the inspiration for the character Ari in the show Entourage) spoke last week at the Web 2.0 Summit. His client, Julia Boorstin (from CNBC) interviews him on topics ranging from a discussion of the future of content distribution to how Steve Jobs got over on the music labels to piracy to monetizing via going direct.
Content is the asset… Content creators are the assets.
I don’t care what (content) costs, I care what its worth.
Apple built a great business for Apple. They music companies failed (to build a good business).
Hollywood’s job is to figure out how to create the market for content – or we’ll be just like the music business.