Peter Olson is Marvel Entertainment’s VP of Web and Application Development. In a keynote presentation he gave at NoSQL Now! 2013 Conference & Expo, he explains his quest to transform fictional universes […]
Despite relatively good reviews and a consequent marketing budget, Pacific Rim didn’t perform as well as expected on its opening week, with box office earnings reaching barely over $38 million. With […]
This article attempt to define what an API would be in the context of a media franchise, and suggests a potential API structure.
In today’s hyper connected world, it has become harder than ever for media networks to ignore fan fiction, fan art and other types of derivative work. They populate social media, […]
Franchise owners are increasingly opening up to their fans and starting to embrace fan art. AMC and HBO for instance created Tumblr blogs for Breaking Bad and Game of Thrones, […]
Twin Peaks, The Hunger Games and Mad Men have inspired popular fashion lines. A great way to keep a story alive in fans’ everyday lives.
With Kindle Worlds, Amazon is creating a framework for franchise owners to embrace fan fiction and derivative work.