"Up until the pandemic, movies would come out in theaters and there'd be a 74- to- 85-day delay until they were available in the home, which is absolutely the silliest thing ever."
Craig Kornblau, media advisor for GV (formerly Google Ventures), is familiar with disruption, and he sees plenty of it just up ahead for moviemakers. Entertainment reporter Sam Blake caught up with him about the future of the industry, and what he's watching as an investor.
TikTok announced today it's hired away one of the brains behind Disney Plus.
This week's virtual pitch session will feature three ecommerce startups. Join us!
And don't miss tomorrow's strategy session on cybersecurity at home, with reps from IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence and OPSEC360.
The Future of Film in a Streaming World
Craig Kornblau has experience at both major studios and startup ventures. He has thoughts on what the coronavirus pandemic will do to Hollywood, how the streaming wars will unfold, and which entertainment innovations to be bullish about. Read more >>
Kevin Mayer Leaves Disney for TikTok
He was once widely considered Bob Iger's heir apparent at The Walt Disney Company. Now he's the chief executive of TikTok. More surprising than Mayer's departure is who's been tapped to fill his shoes. Read more >>
Miss Last Week's Startup Stories? Catch Up With Kelly
dot.LA's Kelly O'Grady takes you through the big stories from L.A.'s tech and startup community. Watch to stay up to date on what's happening in the space, and make sure you follow us on Instagram for exclusive daily video content. Watch here >>
Tomorrow's Strategy Session is on Cybersecurity in the Home
dot.LA's virtual panel will look at a new spate of cyber attacks targeting home computers and examine the impact to businesses. We'll also discuss ways to ramp up internet security while working from home. Read more and register here >>
Thursday's Virtual Pitch Showcase Features eCommerce Startups
Join us at 11:00 a.m. PST on Thursday for our next virtual pitch showcase. We'll feature three emerging eCommerce startups founded in Southern California. FabFitFun's Michael Broukhim will join angel investor Spencer Rascoff to host the discussion. Register to attend!