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All Things Video is a podcast dedicated to uncovering the past and charting the future of the online video ecosystem. Listen to interviews with founders and C-level executives of the world's leading video networks and engage in thought-provoking debates about the key issues shaping the next generation of entertainment. From the short-form content revolution to the fragmentation of video viewership in an always-on world, All Things Video reveals the key trends and insights from the world of digital video.

All Things Video is a podcast dedicated to uncovering the past and charting the future of the online video ecosystem. Listen to interviews with founders and C-level executives of the world's leading video networks and engage in thought-provoking debates about the key issues shaping the next generation of entertainment. From the short-form content revolution to the fragmentation of video viewership in an always-on world, All Things Video reveals the key trends and insights from the world of digital video.
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All Things Video is a podcast dedicated to uncovering the past and charting the future of the online video ecosystem. Listen to interviews with founders and C-level executives of the world's leading video networks and engage in thought-provoking debates about the key issues shaping the next generation of entertainment. From the short-form content revolution to the fragmentation of video viewership in an always-on world, All Things Video reveals the key trends and insights from the world of digital video.

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English

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Episodes

Platform Wars, Creator Burnout, and the Power of Online Communities -- Matt Labate (SVP Digital, Fine Brothers Entertainment)

10/5/2018
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Matt Labate is the SVP Digital at Fine Brothers Entertainment, a next-gen media company and leader in digital programming. Matt started his career in independent film, then joined the Sony Pictures digital team. After a brief entrepreneurial stint, he joined Revision3 prior to its acquisition by Discovery, and then served as VP Creative at Reach Agency before making the move to FBE. In this episode, we discuss the “platform wars” and social media sites’ increasing feature homogenization...

Duration:00:35:47

Solving Music’s Monetization Problem -- Jeff Ponchick (Co-Founder & CEO, Repost Network)

9/28/2018
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Jeff Ponchick is the Co-Founder and CEO of Repost Network, a music distributor on a mission to help independent artists make a living from their work. Prior to Repost, Jeff was an early employee at Jukin and Fullscreen. In this episode, we discuss digital’s tremendous impact on the music industry, though it still has a long way to go. Jeff explains that only 12% of music’s $38B annual revenues are paid out to artists, largely due to unnecessary intermediaries and systemic inefficiencies...

Duration:00:37:34

News Media’s Digital Disruption: How Smartphones and Social Platforms Gave Rise to Citizen Journalism -- Jon Cornwell (Co-Founder & CEO, Newsflare)

9/14/2018
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Jon Cornwell is the Co-Founder and CEO of Newsflare, an online marketplace for user-generated news content. Prior to Newsflare, Jon worked as a management consultant and then launched his first venture: Clear Cell Group. In this episode, we examine digital media’s transformation of the news business. We discuss how social media and the smartphone revolution gave rise to citizen journalism, examine differences between state-funded and private news organizations, and contemplate a more...

Duration:00:27:38

Investigating the Intersection of Media & Technology -- David Bloom (Journalist & Educator)

9/10/2018
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David Bloom is a journalist, strategist, and educator who has been covering the intersection of entertainment and technology for more than two decades. He writes weekly columns for Tubefilter and TV[R]ev, teaches at the USC School of Cinematic Arts, and hosts a podcast called Bloom in Tech. David and I cover a wide range of topics in this episode, from Netflix’s aggressive content spending and Facebook Watch’s international launch the rise of the celebrity showrunner. We also examine the...

Duration:00:53:31

An Inside Look at the Brazilian Media Space -- Guga Mafra (Co-Founder, Amazing Pixel)

9/4/2018
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Gustavo (Guga) Mafra is a serial entrepreneur focused on the digital media space in Latin America. For the last 4 years, he served as the Co-Founder of Amazing Pixel, one of Brazil’s leading multi-channel networks and original content studios. Prior to Amazing Pixel, Guga worked at an advertising agency and later became CEO of FTPI Digital / Boo-Box. In this episode, Guga shares what motivated him to launch a boutique influencer network aimed at providing a better experience for Brazilian...

Duration:00:42:31

Reinventing Music Distribution through Social Influencers -- Marc Schrobilgen and Christopher Brereton (Thematic)

8/24/2018
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Marc Schrobilgen (Co-Founder & CEO) and Christopher Brereton (President & Chief Product Officer) are the creators of Thematic, a creative exchange that grants influencers access to great music and helps artists reach new audiences. Prior to Thematic, Marc spent 20+ years in the music industry, serving as the CEO of Threshold Media and most recently CEO of Spin Move Network. Chris comes from a product and technology background, pioneering software solutions at Inspire and Cornerstone...

Duration:00:31:01

From Saturday Morning Cartoons to Smosh: Building World-Class Media Brands -- Barry Blumberg (CCO, Mammoth Media)

8/17/2018
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Barry Blumberg is the Chief Content Officer of Mammoth Media, a mobile entertainment studio behind the popular Yarn and Wishbone apps. Prior to Mammoth, Barry was an EVP at Harvey Entertainment and President of TV Animation for Disney. After leaving Disney, Barry discovered Ian Hecox and Anthony Padilla, the creative comedy duo behind Smosh, and helped them build the brand into a powerful digital franchise. In this episode, we discuss Barry’s penchant for breaking with tradition to create...

Duration:00:55:17

Creating Brand-Safe Neighborhoods Among Sprawling Digital Cities -- Michael Wayne (Co-Founder & CEO, Kin Community)

8/9/2018
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Michael Wayne is the Co-Founder & CEO of Kin, a women’s lifestyle entertainment company. Prior to Kin, Michael worked in marketing and business development for Sony Pictures, LAUNCH Media, and ABC Television. In this episode, we discuss Michael’s entrepreneurial journey, from organizing concerts in high school and an off-hand comment by Rolling Stone founder Jann Wenner that motivated Michael to start his first business, to the LAUNCH Media IPO and what inspired him to create Kin in 2007....

Duration:01:08:48

Exploring the Sunny and Dark Sides of Media -- Dr. Jessica Taylor Piotrowski (Director, Center for Research on Children, Adolescents, and the Media)

7/12/2018
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Dr. Jessica Taylor Piotrowski is an Associate Professor in the Amsterdam School of Communication Research and the Director of the Center for Research on Children, Adolescents, and the Media. She is also the co-author of Plugged In: How Media Attract and Affect Youth, which offers great insight into her research. Prior to academia, Jess worked at major children’s entertainment companies like PBS and Nickelodeon. This is a special episode recorded live at VidCon 2018, in which we explore...

Duration:00:25:57

Bringing Accountability to Influencer Marketing -- Chris Landa (Founder, Transparent Influence)

6/29/2018
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Chris Landa is the Founder of Transparent Influence, a review platform for influencers and their past branded work. Prior to Transparent Influence, Chris worked at CAA before entering the digital space as an early employee at Machinima, Base79, and YouNow. In this episode, we discuss the early days of MCNs and why their value proposition changed over time. We also talk about ongoing consolidation in both traditional and digital media, live video’s challenge with content moderation, and...

Duration:00:43:44

From Enthusiast Niche to Cultural Mainstream: The Gaming Revolution -- Greg Borrud (Co-Founder & CEO, Seismic Games)

6/18/2018
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Greg Borrud is the Co-Founder & CEO of Seismic Games, an LA-based game studio that develops next generation social games franchises across digital platforms. Prior to Seismic, Greg co-founded Pandemic Studios, which produced several best selling game titles, including ‘Star Wars: Battlefront,’ ‘Mercenaries,’ and ‘Destroy All Humans.’ Greg got his start in the video game industry as a Producer working for Activision producing PC games like ‘Dark Reign’ and ‘Muppet Treasure Island’. In this...

Duration:00:40:51

Redefining Cultural Perceptions through Media -- Jennifer Perri (VP, Univision Creator Network)

5/23/2018
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Jennifer Perri is the Vice President of the Univision Creator Network at Univision Communications, which creates engaging content for Hispanic and Latino Americans. Prior to Univision, Jen was an early employee at several defining online video companies, including CurrentTV, Big Frame, and Collective Digital Studio. She has also consulted for a number of large media brands and independently managed digital talent like Jenna Marbles throughout her career. We cover a wide range of topics in...

Duration:00:46:46

The Music Industry in the 21st Century -- Yannick Luna (Empire Collective)

5/11/2018
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Yannick Luna is the Founder and CEO of Empire Collective, an influencer network of music, sports, and gaming creators. Earlier in his career, Yannick worked for Atlantic Records, Roc Nation, and Machinima and also launched his own music curation channel to showcase independent artists. In this episode, we discuss the music industry’s slow transition from physical to digital distribution and direct-to-consumer monetization options for emerging artists. We also challenge the public...

Duration:00:27:25

An Inside Look at Talent Representation -- Scott Fisher (Founder, Select Management Group)

4/18/2018
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Scott Fisher is the Founder of Select Management Group, an independent management company that represents top digital talent like Gigi Gorgeous, MyLifeAsEva, and Tess Christine. In this episode, Scott offers advice to emerging digital talent, encouraging them to hone their authentic voice and build an audience rather than chasing money and fame. He explains how he helps talent develop a 360 business, which includes live appearances, consumer products, and original productions. One such...

Duration:00:32:07

Hope and Healing Through Media -- Terri Matthews (Founder, Jaden’s Voice)

4/9/2018
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Terri Matthews is the Founder of Jaden's Voice, a nonprofit organization that serves children and families impacted by autism. Terri is also a serial entrepreneur, motivational speaker, and consultant who specializes in human resources and crisis management. In this episode, we discuss Terri’s entrepreneurial journey and the difference between for-profit businesses and the nonprofit world. She shares her experience as a mother of an autistic child, which inspired her to launch Jaden’s...

Duration:00:48:16

Betting Big on the Attention Economy –- Arthur Wang (CMO, Super Deluxe)

2/20/2018
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Arthur Wang is the Chief Marketing Officer of Super Deluxe, a multi-platform entertainment company focused on creative youth. Prior to joining Super Deluxe, Arthur founded a number of startups focused on performance-based marketing before joining CBS Interactive as Vice President of Audience Development and Acquisition. Arthur is an active mentor at Muckerlab, where he offers advice to early stage consumer Internet companies. In this episode, we discuss a few of online video’s inherent...

Duration:00:40:28

From Net Neutrality to PayTV Resegmentation: Key Themes Impacting Online Video -- Jason Peterson (Chairman, GoDigital Media Group)

1/19/2018
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Jason Peterson is the Chairman of GoDigital Media Group, a media and technology holding company focused on IP rights management and distribution. Its operating subsidiaries include AdShare (social media monetization for content rights holders), ContentBridge (digital supply chain software provider), Cinq Music (Grammy winning record label), VidaPrimo (Hispanic targeted music video network), Distribber (movie distributor), and Tunnel Post (post production services). In this episode, we...

Duration:00:41:22

Becoming the Best in the Universe -- George Ouzounian (Author and Internet Personality)

1/16/2018
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George Ouzounian is a humorist, New York Times best-selling author, and Internet personality best known by the pseudonym Maddox. His website The Best Page in the Universe, YouTube channel The Best Show in the Universe, and podcast The Best Debate in the Universe all feature his satirical, highly opinionated take on a wide variety of topics. In this episode, we discuss the beginnings of George’s writing career and the evolution of his work as an independent content creator. He shares his...

Duration:00:51:00

Bringing Cartoons to Life: Toonstar Animates Young Audiences -- John Attanasio & Luisa Huang (Co-Founders, Toonstar)

1/12/2018
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John Attanasio and Luisa Huang are the co-founders of Toonstar, a mobile app that allows creators to live stream as cartoon characters. John and Luisa are veterans of the Hollywood studio system, who prior to Toonstar, spent 15+ years developing franchises for Disney, DreamWorks, and Warner Bros. After discovering a gap in animation programming for teens and tweens, they designed Toonstar as a mobile app for young audiences to easily create and share cartoon content, unencumbered by the...

Duration:00:58:13

From Fantasy Football to Professional Gaming: Online Video’s Impact on Sports -- Dave Meltzer (Co-Founder & CEO, Sports 1 Marketing)

11/17/2017
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Dave Meltzer is the Co-Founder and CEO of Sports 1 Marketing, a sports marketing agency and consultancy started in 2010 with Hall of Fame quarterback Warren Moon. Earlier in his career, Dave was a technology executive at Westlaw, Thomson Reuters, and Accenture, and he helped Samsung launch the world’s first smartphone. Dave is the author of two books, a highly sought keynote speaker, and philanthropist. In this episode, we discuss how the democratization of media is hurting traditional...

Duration:00:21:59