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September 2018

My good friend, the late Norman Horowitz (1932- 2015), used to call me twice a week to tell me the same thing over and over: “No one knows anything!” Perhaps, quoting American screenwriter William Goldman who wrote, “nobody known anything” in his 1983 book, “Adventures in The Screen Trade.” Horowitz called himself a negativist (although he was really more of a contrarian), but he was a humorous one.

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June/July 2018

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  • NATPE Budapest: CEE-CIS-Balkan content TV market shows its (…)
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June/July 2018

A dozen new gender categories will wreak havoc on audience research firms since they soon won’t be permitted to use the “binary” categories: male or female.

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L.A. Screenings Review: Same Drill With New Twists. The Enthusiasm is Unchanged

The L.A. Screenings 2018 in facts and figures: This 55th edition saw 84 companies exhibiting at the InterContinental hotel located in the Century City area of Los Angeles, and was (…)

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Rocco Siffredi: The Good ‘Ol Days of Porn’s Golden Era

Before porn became boring, there were adult film directors who made the genre look good, if not acceptable. They were mostly Italians, like Giovanni “Tinto” Brass (Caligula), Aristide Massaccesi (aka (…)

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Finding Waldo In Central and Eastern Europe Is A Puzzle

The goal is to find out how many TV channels from CEE countries could be distributed in the U.S., where foreign-born citizens now represent 13 percent of the population, or (…)

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May 2018

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The Ups & Downs Of The LATAM Export TV Market

In 1986, the Latin American TV scene was starting to emerge as a force in the export market (so much so that VideoAge launched a Spanish-language version, VideoEra). At the (…)

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The Digital Sink or Swim World of Fox’s Gina Brogi

If the financial world venerates family scions, Hollywood reveres family pedigrees, and Gina Brogi has one, having grown up on various studio lots (with a mom who worked at Paramount (…)

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Conspiracy in the Age of Homemade Sex Videos on The Internet is Not What It Used To Be

Ryan Holiday’s Conspiracy (Portfolio-Penguin 2018, 319 pages, $28) is a story of revenge. The premise, while true, is outlandish: It is the tale of the furor unleashed in October of (…)

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