Great interview with AMC’s Josh Sapan at Recode about the benefits and limitations of using data in the creative process: https://megaphone.link/VMP9318038387 This mirrors what I’ve been saying about using data to inform the creative process, not decide. Too bad we don’t have the tools we need yet. Further reading: Scene Waste Analysis What do the […]
By categorizing and analyzing all of the scenes that make it into a show, and comparing them to the scenes that are left out, trends could be identified that would enable Production Companies to avoid shooting similarly wasteful scenes in the future.
Good CNBC article about spending practices at Netflix and its competitor: “Netflix plays a different game. Its barometer for success is based on how much it spent on a show rather than hoping every show is a blowout hit…”
What do the Avengers talk about. An interesting use case for Data science and creative writing. As analytic tools become more prevalent, it is important that our understanding of their uses grows with it.
NLE Analytics: 3 User Scenarios. Our NLE’s are missing an entire dimension of tools. They are woefully inadequate when it comes to helping us make informed business decisions.