TITLE

20 Blocks of Talk

AUTHOR(S)
Cohn, Michael
PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
Red Herring;4/16/2007, Vol. 4 Issue 14, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Interview
ABSTRACT
The article presents an interview with ex-Walt Disney Co. boss Michael Eisner. When asked about the way in which his work is going to differ at Tornante Co. as compared to Disney, he stated that the work would be pretty much the same. Eisner explained that movie studio Vuguru will be making story-driven content for broadband environment. Eisner believes that in the future demand for online distribution of video will increase.
ACCESSION #
24879910

 

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