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San Diego Comic-Con 2013: Recap and Photo Highlights

San Diego Comic-Con 2013: Recap and Photo Highlights

Each person who attends Comic-Con International: San Diego has a unique experience. With the large number of simultaneous activities from which to choose, everyone finds their own path through the festivities. Here is an overview of San Diego Comic-Con 2013 from my perspective. Wednesday Kick-off Before the festivities kick into high gear, Wednesday afternoon typically … Continue reading San Diego Comic-Con 2013: Recap and Photo Highlights

More from Joss Whedon on TV versus Online

FEARnet has an interview with Joss Whedon in which he expounds on some of the topics he discussed in my two previous interviews: Joss Whedon Talks about the Business Models behind "Dr. Horrible" (and More) and Joss Whedon: Storytelling in Different Media. The FEARnet article focuses largely on "Dollhouse" and the much-anticipated sixth episode, "Man … Continue reading More from Joss Whedon on TV versus Online

Joss Whedon: Storytelling in Different Media

Joss Whedon: Storytelling in Different Media

When I recently interviewed writer-director Joss Whedon for Knowledge@Wharton, I asked whether he viewed the different media in which he works -- film, television, online -- as fundamentally different or as merely different distribution channels for similar content. Whedon replied that, while these media are connecting in ways that he finds "both fascinating and appalling," … Continue reading Joss Whedon: Storytelling in Different Media

Joss Whedon Talks about the Business Models behind “Dr. Horrible” (and More)

Joss Whedon Talks about the Business Models behind “Dr. Horrible” (and More)

Many industry watchers have been closely monitoring the progress of Joss Whedon's independently-produced musical comedy, "Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along blog." As I've discussed in the past, by simultaneously exploring various schemes for generating revenue, Dr. Horrible serves as something of a case study for using the Internet to distribute original video content. The details of how … Continue reading Joss Whedon Talks about the Business Models behind “Dr. Horrible” (and More)

Joss Whedon: Sounding Optimistic (But Still No Details)

Joss Whedon: Sounding Optimistic (But Still No Details)

Having just completed production on the forthcoming DVD release of Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along BlogĀ (available for pre-order from Amazon.com), creator Joss Whedon posted a comment on Whedonesque thanking his fans and giving an upbeat account of the current state of the project's finances. Whedon writes: Finally, I just want to say "thank you" to everybody who … Continue reading Joss Whedon: Sounding Optimistic (But Still No Details)

Joss Whedon on Web Content and Monetization

The Hollywood Reporter published an interview with Joss Whedon at Comic-Con about his Web-only musical "Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog" and the forthcoming Fox series "Dollhouse." As I recently posted, in addition to being a wonderful musical dramedy, "Dr. Horrible" serves as an interesting test case for several aspects of Internet distribution. The Hollywood Reporter's conversation … Continue reading Joss Whedon on Web Content and Monetization

Attack of the Multiple Monetization Schemes: Dr. Horrible Returns

Attack of the Multiple Monetization Schemes: Dr. Horrible Returns

As announced on the Dr. Horrible Twitter Feed, Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog, Joss Whedon's three-part musical webisode, is now available in its entirety for free on Hulu (and, as well, on MySpaceTV). Created during the Writers Guild of America strike by Whedon, his brothers Jed and Zack, and Maurissa Tancharoen, Dr. Horrible stars Neil Patrick … Continue reading Attack of the Multiple Monetization Schemes: Dr. Horrible Returns