Quibi disaster: How to lose $1.75b on something you don't understand

Steinar Ellingsen, Susan Elisabeth Turnbull, Joël Bassaget, Mark Ryan, Nicola Evans, Meredith Burkholder, Emilia King, Stuart Cunningham, Marion McCutcheon, Guy Healy

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Digital short-form series, often referred to as web series, has been around since the early days of the internet. National funding bodies, broadcasters, production studios, streaming services and even apps became hypnotised by the huge numbers of clicks they secured. They began to acquire and thus fuel the production of series, which helped a new generation into mainstream media.

Surely online streaming could provide new audiences for short films as well, and bring the same career magic to filmmakers?
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages5
Specialist publicationScreen Hub
Publication statusPublished - 10 Nov 2020


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