"It's all content! It's just story!... They want stories! They are dying for them." - Kevin Spacey's Brilliant Speech
If you have 45 minutes, the entire speech can be found on YouTube:
Some of the key points I enjoyed were around the 39-minute mark, but the whole piece is a brilliant look at where online video and television is at right now.
If you only have a few minutes, someone at the Telegraph in the UK made a 5-minute edited version that hits many of Spacey's key points:
It truly is a great analysis of where we are today... and where the opportunities are...
I loved, too, that Spacey said something very close to what I wrote here back in January 2012 about the key to reducing piracy: give the people the content they want in the channel they want at a reasonable cost. It really is that simple.
I do hope that people in leadership positions within the media industry will watch / listen to this speech... if they want their businesses to survive and thrive in our new world, I believe many of the keys can be found here in this talk.
What do you think? Do you agree with Kevin Spacey?
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