For period dramas like Downton Abbey and Mad Men, historical authenticity is crucial to the viewer experience. Vigilant designers work from photos to accurately recreate everything from kitchenware to hairstyles. But what about the dialogue?…
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Learn what you need to know now to keep your competitive edge! Entertainment and technology expert Mark Ghuneim offers a crash course on how digital technologies are transforming the media industry. After 16 years at Sony Music USA, Ghuneim launched Wiredset, a digital marketing agency and technology incubator for TV networks, record labels, and brands. He also founded the social media tracking and data visualization service, Trendrr.
The discussion is moderated by Jack Myers, one of the media industry’s leading visionaries and economic forecasters. Learn how phenomena like social communities, user-generated content, commercial-avoidance technologies, and performance-based media have changed the rules. Date: Tue, 06 Oct 2009 00:00:00 -0700 Location: New York, NY, The New School,
Program and discussion: http://fora.tv/2009/10/06/Digital_Era_What_s_Nextr
For the second year running, top honors at the Emmys for best dramatic series went to an AMC cable show set in a New York ad agency in the early 1960s.
The visuals of AMC’s “Mad Men” are all skinny ties and bullet bras — buttoned-down corporate America smoking and drinking and dancing on the edge of what we know would be assassinations and war and 1960s cultural revolution to come.
Its world is white, sexist, racist, homophobic, shadowed by fear of nuclear war — and compelling, right now, in 2009.
This hour, On Point: A conversation with Matthew Weiner, creator of “Mad Men.”