//Tag:Entertainment

Scarlet Strategic At CES 2013 – Showcasing Cloud Based Connectivity Innovation

The buzz surrounding next week's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is about many things - from the replacement of Microsoft as the Keynote to connected home solutions to the introduction of even larger TVs that may still take a while to make it to market. Scarlet Strategic and Scarlet Terrier Productions are proud to [...]

By | 2016-10-29T12:35:44+00:00 January 4th, 2013|Core|1 Comment

It Sucks When You Stop Showing Up To The Party And Nobody Cares

After a ten-day blackout of Viacom-owned cable networks on DirecTV, the sides finally announced this morning that they have come to an agreement. It may be a while before it is absolutely clear what the real impact of this standoff was. During the blackout, there were measurable elements that fluctuated but the real ramifications could be [...]

By | 2016-10-29T12:39:49+00:00 July 20th, 2012|Ruminations|0 Comments

Some Quick Bites: Media and Entertainment

  Media As more and more people are surfing the internet through their smartphones or tablets, the optimal serving of assets specific to that platform becomes more important.  There are some who default to a mobile version and some who just provide the website as you would see it through a computer browser.  Others provide [...]

By | 2016-10-29T12:40:24+00:00 June 1st, 2012|Ruminations|0 Comments

Don’t Fall Into The One Size Fits All Strategy Trap

At the Milken Institute Global Conference in Los Angeles last week, Lionsgate's CEO, Jon Feltheimer responded to a question with the statement that studios will likely be spending less on television ads and more on digital promotion in the future. Whether that full shift takes place in a few years or a decade, I don't know.  But the shift has [...]

By | 2016-10-29T12:40:56+00:00 May 8th, 2012|Core|0 Comments

The Future Landscapes and New Economics of Original Content

Amid the beginning of the dot-com lunacy at the turn of the millennium, a company called Digital Entertainment Network (den.net) formed as an online channel for original content.  They were positioning themselves to be a form of competition for the traditional broadcast and cable outlets - programming niche original content for youth to access through their computers.  [...]

By | 2016-10-12T21:04:31+00:00 January 20th, 2012|Ruminations|0 Comments