State of the movie industry

China, Alibaba & Hollywood a Story of Cultural Hybrids

Articles / Ben Johnson on 8 February 2015

In the final half of 2014 the major news in the entertainment industry was China: the recent IPO of Alibaba (China’s local version of Amazon), the changes in leadership in the China’s film board, the rumours of acquisitions and sales…
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The Oscars, A recap on our study

Articles / Ben Johnson on 5 March 2014

We placed our bets and one of our predictions was correct. The Great Beauty won Best Foreign Film, but our predictions based on social data for Best Film fell short. The congratulations go to Steve McQueen and the crew from…
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