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The MAKE IT podcast is our homage to the Indie Film Creative. Each week we interview experienced Creatives who aim to help aspiring professionals in Film get where they're going faster by providing their advice, knowledge, and insights in the film industry.

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Jun 1, 2021

Hello, Indie Creatives! 

In this episode, Chris and Nick talk about the whirlwind of M&A activity in media and movies, another reminder of the coming fifth wave of the movie business and distribution, and what buyers are actually buying from filmmakers. Enjoy!

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News:

AT&T merging with WarnerMedia and Discovery - https://www.theverge.com/2021/5/17/22439964/at-t-warnermedia-discovery-merger-spin-off

Amazon buying MGM - https://www.cnbc.com/2021/05/26/amazon-to-buy-mgm-studios-for-8point45-billion.html

What is NFT by Gary Vanderchuck - https://www.garyvaynerchuk.com/what-is-nft-non-fungible-token-guide/

IMDb TV streaming - https://www.indiewire.com/2019/07/imdb-tv-prime-video-analysis-1202156984/

He-Man Netflix remake - https://variety.com/2021/tv/news/masters-of-the-universe-revelation-first-look-1234971883/#

Quibi’s failure and the film industry -https://www.forbes.com/sites/joshwilson/2020/10/22/what-does-the-failure-of-quibi-say-about-the-film-and-tv-industry/?sh=24f3e3f234ab

TikTok Hype House Netflix shows – https://www.latimes.com/entertainment-arts/tv/story/2021-04-23/tiktok-hype-house-is-coming-to-netflix

 

Links:

HBO – https://www.hbo.com/

Warner Brothers - https://www.warnerbros.com/

Discovery -  https://www.discovery.com/

AMC Theatres – https://www.amctheatres.com/

Cinemark - https://www.cinemark.com/theatre-search

Regal Theatres - https://www.regmovies.com/

Apple TV – https://www.apple.com/tv/

Roku - https://www.roku.com/

Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/

 

Wall Street Bets (reddit) - https://www.reddit.com/r/wallstreetbets/

Keith McDaniel - https://www.linkedin.com/in/keith-mcdaniel-b4296a7

Knoxville Film Festival - https://www.knoxfilmfest.com/

Charlie Chaplain (actor) – https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000122/

Mr. Beast (youtuber) - https://www.youtube.com/user/MrBeast6000

Kevin Rose – https://www.kevinrose.com/

Open Sea (NFT art website) - https://opensea.io/

New York Times – https://www.nytimes.com/

Bloomberg – https://www.bloomberg.com/

LA Times - https://www.latimes.com/

Black Adam superhero - https://www.dccomics.com/characters/black-adam

The Office (tv show) – https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0386676/

Schitt’s Creek (tv show) - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt3526078/

Cobra Kai (tv show) – https://www.imdb.com/title/tt7221388/

Gravitas Ventures (indie film distributor) - http://gravitasventures.com/

Indie Rights movies (movie studio)- https://www.indierights.com/