Planning Specialist, Partner Outreach – Post Partnerships & Integration

Another interesting job post at Netflix: Planning Specialist, Partner Outreach – Post Partnerships & Integration. The focus for the Partner Outreach team is to proactively engage the creative community by educating creatives on technical requirements and best practices,driving new industry standards… …while continuing to foster industry-wide change. Although I think they miss the mark a little […]

Computational Video Editing for Dialogue-Driven Scenes

I finally got around to reading the Computational Video Editing for Dialogue-Driven Scenes paper from Stanford. For those who don’t remember this technology from last July I’ve linked to the video below, followed by my thoughts. Interesting stuff. It’s interesting to see interfaces that expand the NLE beyond the “Source/Record” model. The idea of interacting with […]

Two Businesses: the case for data

I’m a huge fan of Rob Long’s podcast Martini Shot. But I couldn’t disagree more with his most recent one: Two Businesses. On it Long argues, humorously and rather unconvincingly, that Amazon should sell its studio to CBS because running a successful online retailer and grocery store (Whole Foods), is nothing like running a television […]