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Re: [videoblogging] Web show gets "picks up"

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  • Irina
    i get a little tired tho On Sat, Nov 29, 2008 at 9:29 AM, Jeffrey Taylor ... -- http://geekentertainment.tv [Non-text portions of this message have been
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      i get a little tired tho


      On Sat, Nov 29, 2008 at 9:29 AM, Jeffrey Taylor
      <thejeffreytaylor@...>wrote:

      > This is encouraging, and is just the model traditional media outlets
      > should
      > go for.
      >
      > The whole economy of networks paying for pilots for shows is no longer
      > working, and I believe the model Felicia uses will be commonplace in the
      > future. Creators get rights, traditional media outlets save their massive
      > pilot budget.
      >
      > Adapt or die.
      >
      > 2008/11/25 Jay dedman <jay.dedman@... <jay.dedman%40gmail.com>>
      >
      >
      > > For those making online video shows, this seems to be the way to make
      > > creativity pay:
      > >
      > >
      > http://arstechnica.com/news.ars/post/20081124-popular-youtube-series-the-guild-finds-home-with-microsoft.html
      > >
      > > Felicia Day is surprisingly petite in person, but she makes up for it in
      > > > force of personality. Appearing in such geeky fare as Buffy The Vampire
      > > > Slayer, Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog, and of course her own YouTube
      > > > series, The Guild, she enjoys quite a following among gamers. Now it
      > > appears
      > > > that the size of her audience has drawn the attention of Microsoft, as
      > > the
      > > > company just picked up the second season of The Guild for its online
      > > video
      > > > service.
      > > >
      > >
      > > Makes sense. you create the show and gather an audience on your own dime
      > > (blood/sweat/tears).
      > > THEN someone will come along and offer you a deal.
      > > This example though also shows that it probably helps to be a known
      > > personality.
      > >
      > > What really caught my eye about this post is this:
      > >
      > > "The best part of the deal for Day is that she retains her rights to the
      > > > show, which means any future deals, including online, television, or
      > even
      > > a
      > > > movie, will be controlled by her."
      > > >
      > >
      > > I'm glad creators are seeming to know that control over the content and
      > > rights is everything.
      > >
      > > Jay
      > >
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