Rank #1: How AI Could Reshape Filmmaking
On this episode of Now & Next we hear from Jack Zhang. Jack is a Waterloo grad who has devised a machine-learning system that breaks movies down to their core elements—tens of thousands of them in total—to predict a movie’s likelihood of success. And as you’ll hear in the inaugural episode of our second season, that’s only one of the many things Zhang’s artificial intelligence program can do.
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Sep 16 2019
Rank #2: CMF Trends does SXSW
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Apr 03 2019
Rank #3: Behind Sinking Ship's Success: Taking Risks in Kids’ TV
Dec 11 2018
Rank #4: Cryptokitties: The cats that broke part of the blockchain
Nov 27 2018
Rank #5: The Battle for Attention: How Viacom Uses Short-Form Video
In this episode of Now & Next we explore how a major legacy media company is navigating the shift from the “lean back” experience of linear television to the short, snappy, and on-the-go mode of mobile viewing.
We dig into this with Brendan Yam, vice president and general manager of Viacom Digital Studios International. He has been with the company since 2005, and for the past year and a half, has led the company’s short form digital content output — and its conquest of global markets.
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Nov 26 2019