The Benefits and Challenges of Bringing Representation to Global Media W/Damian Pelliccione
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The Benefits and Challenges of Bringing Representation to Global Media W/Damian Pelliccione

In this episode, Rights Live host Mark Bliss and Jeannine Nembhard are joined by Damian Pelliccione, the CEO & Co-Founder of LGBTQ channel, Revry. We’ll learn about how Revry’s grown, the importance of having a seat at the table, how they’ve used social media in unexpected ways, and even hear some of the inspiring stories…

Studios Struggle as Supply Chains Stay Clogged

Studios Struggle as Supply Chains Stay Clogged

Film companies are back on set, but they’re facing unique challenges thanks to the new state of the country. Inflation has hit the US economy at large, and the film industry is feeling the impact in surprising ways. A Set Apart We’re facing an unprecedented shortage of construction materials in the US. However it’s not…

The Rapid Rise of FAST Channels & What it Means in Media W/ Erick Opeka
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The Rapid Rise of FAST Channels & What it Means in Media W/ Erick Opeka

Mark Bliss and Kira Baca from Rightsline speak with Erick Opeka, President & Chief Strategy Officer at Cinedigm, about the rise of FAST channels and how it continues to impact live television. Cable channels are cutting the cord on their broadcast deals and relaunching in the FAST universe – and according to Erick Opeka, this…

How Diverse Content Has Changed the Face of Streaming W/ Sarah Hussain
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How Diverse Content Has Changed the Face of Streaming W/ Sarah Hussain

In this first episode of Rights Live, Mark Bliss and Jeannine Nembhard from Rightsline speak with Sarah Hussain, Senior Sales Manager at VICE media, about strengthening our media and business relationships when working from home, the rise of independent distribution, and the impact and expansion of diverse content. Video Transcript: “Thanks to Netflix first of…

Beyond Reasonable Doubt – The Image Dispute

Beyond Reasonable Doubt – The Image Dispute

In 1996, the mostly still unknown Jay-Z was preparing to launch his first studio album: Reasonable Doubt — an album that has since been recognized as one of the greatest of all time. The photoshoot for this debut album was done by the now well-recognized photographer  Jonathan Mannion. Reasonable Doubt was the photographer’s first major album credit, but thanks…

Netflix: The New Entertainer

Netflix: The New Entertainer

Netflix reality TV stars are going head-to-head on the new Netflix Reality Games. The new show launched, surprisingly, on YouTube. Fan favorites from Love is Blind, The Circle, and Too Hot to Handle will compete against each other in competitions testing their strength, speed and wit, hosted by Selling Sunset’s Chrishell Stause. The three-episode series launched on Netflix’s YouTube channel, and many are…

South Park’s Content Immortality

South Park’s Content Immortality

Comedy Central’s South Park is a divisive show. Its tendency to go to extremes in the interest of comedy has made it one of the most controversial shows on mainstream television throughout its lifetime. But South Park has been around for almost twenty-five years, airing nearly three hundred episodes — and a new development last week has ensured that…

Post-Pandemic Streaming Consumption; What Will Change?

Post-Pandemic Streaming Consumption; What Will Change?

As the pandemic subsides so does the and people return to their normal activities, streaming services will be forced to show they can still captivate audiences, even when they’re not stuck at home.  According to a study by Kantar, as of June 2021, over 95 million households in the US have at least one streaming subscription….