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Posts Tagged ‘Brent Weinstein’

United Talent Agency Hosts Breakfast of Media Champions

The timing couldn’t be better, what with the announcement of Apple’s iPad Mini.

At Hollywood talent agency UTA Wednesday morning, after some opening 8:45 a.m. remarks by Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) senior vice president Karen Chupka, there will be a panel discussion titled “Smart TVs, Tablets and Phones: Oh My! The New World of Direct-to-Consumer Media.” Gathered to discuss the impact of the iPad Mini and other technologies on artists and Hollywood content development will be:

- Felicia Day, creator-star of The Guild;
- Ron Gellar, vice president, worldwide content relations, Dolby;
- Shari Covens, executive director, IAWTV;
- John Lehr and Nancy Hower: Creators-star-director of 10 Items or Less (TBS) and Jailbait (Crackle);
- Shawn DuBravac, chief economist and director of research, CEA.

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60Frames Entertainment Launches — With A Little Love From the Coen Bros.

jecoen.jpgUTA and advertising agency Spot Runner have teamed up to launch 60Frames Entertainment, a company that will finance and syndicate professionally-produced online content. UTA’s Brent Weinstein will helm.

Take that, YouTube.

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Time Passes Slowly for OC Register/ LA Times Discovers Amateur Hour

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News travels fast, except in Orange County, where it’s around 1994, and the web log is all the rage. Gary Robbins, a science columnist at the Orange County Register, helpfully explains:

You can post something new on your blog in seconds, and it sometimes seems like reaction from readers arrives nearly as quickly.

FBLA is curious to know what these reader reactions are, exactly.

FBLA also notices that Patrick Goldstein is trying out some new words, as well. Writing in the LA Times, he’s all atwitter over American Idol as

a classic example of user-generated content.

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