Tuesday 28th March 2017,
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My Book — Open TV: Innovation Beyond Hollywood — Now Under Contract!

My Book — Open TV: Innovation Beyond Hollywood — Now Under Contract!

My first book, Open TV: Innovation Beyond Hollywood, will be coming out on New York University Press, expected fall 2017. This book argues the web brought innovation to TV development by opening distribution to independent producers, particularly those marginalized in the industry and America. I can’t wait for you all to read it! Among its [...]

January 9, 2017 Aymar Jean Christian News and Updates 0

Transforming Hollywood 5: Indie TV Panel

Transforming Hollywood 5: Indie TV Panel

On April 4, 2014 I convened a panel of indie TV creators and UCLA/USC’s Transforming Hollywood 5: The Future of Television, co-organized by Henry Jenkins and Denise Mann. Below you will find 1) video from the panel and 2) a blog post bearing the title of the panel “Indie TV: Where Creators and Fans Pilot [...]

May 29, 2014 Aymar Jean Christian News and Updates 0

How To Value Television

How To Value Television

How do we value television? It depends who you ask. Ask advertisers, and they’ll talk  CPMs and ROI. Ask network executives, they’ll talk ratings. Ask fans, they’ll rave about their favorite shows or genres. Ask producers, they’ll assess the craft of storytelling. What connects these stakeholders? Over the past year I’ve come to think distribution is [...]

November 27, 2013 Aymar Jean Christian Indie TV Innovation Series 1

Announcing Adam Goldman, ‘Televisual’ Contributor

Announcing Adam Goldman, ‘Televisual’ Contributor

I have maintained Televisual alone for four years and nearly 500 posts. It’s worked out fine, but as web television has grown and matured, I’ve been frustrated by my inability to keep up with the landscape. I’ve been looking for help, and happily the first person I turned to said “yes”! Adam Goldman, creator of [...]

November 29, 2012 Aymar Jean Christian News and Updates 0

Should the Media Cover Gay Reparative Therapy?

Should the Media Cover Gay Reparative Therapy?

UPDATE: ABC News has apparently removed the video online after public protest over the story. The topic of ex-gay camps or “gay reparative therapy” is the intelligent design to the gay movement’s evolution. Supported by suspicious science, poor statistics and the religious right, this “treatment” of homosexuality is foolhardy at best and malicious at worst. [...]

November 11, 2010 Aymar Jean Christian uncategorized 1