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Interviews

Jeffrey Katzenberg

September 5, 2013

This interview appeared in the MIPCOM 2013 issue of World Screen. Jeffrey Katzenberg, the CEO and director of DreamWorks Animation, shares with World Screen his vision of the future of entertainment and how digital media and technology are revolutionizing the …

Armando Iannucci

September 2, 2013

This interview originally appeared in the MIPCOM 2013 issue of World Screen. Known in the U.K. for his biting political satire on the BBC’s The Thick of It and its spin-off, the critically acclaimed film In the Loop, Armando Iannucci’s …

Philippe Dauman

August 26, 2013

This interview originally appeared in the MIPCOM 2013 issue of World Screen. Sumner Redstone, Viacom’s executive chairman and founder, famously said, “Content is king.” Never has this phrase been more apropos than in today’s digital world, as the media conglomerate …

Ryan Seacrest

August 26, 2013

This interview originally appeared in the MIPTV 2013 issue of World Screen.   To millions of viewers around the world, Ryan Seacrest is known in connection with American Idol. Yes, he is the host of what is arguably the most …

Sky’s Sophie Turner Laing

August 19, 2013

This interview originally appeared in the MIPTV 2013 issue of TV Europe.   There are many reasons why BSkyB is one of the world’s most successful pay-TV platforms: its vast range of movies and channels; the numerous ways subscribers can …

Michael Wright

August 5, 2013

This interview originally appeared in the MIPTV 2013 issue of World Screen.   Since The Closer launched, in 2005, and became a hit for TNT, the basic-cable network has been aggressively increasing its original productions. Michael Wright, the president and …

Charlie Collier

July 26, 2013

This interview originally appeared in the MIPTV 2013 issue of World Screen.   “Unexpected,” “unconventional” and “uncompromising” are the three words Charlie Collier, the president and general manager of AMC, uses to describe his network’s critically acclaimed series. They have …

John Landgraf

July 22, 2013

This interview originally appeared in the MIPTV 2013 edition of World Screen. Since premiering The Shield in 2002, FX has presented original series that are different and often offer a darker, grittier view of life than other shows on television. …

Tim Kring

July 15, 2013

This interview originally appeared in the MIPTV 2013 issue of World Screen.   Writer and creator Tim Kring has often tackled innovative and ambitious TV concepts: the Emmy Award–winning Heroes featured people discovering they had superpowers; Touch blends science, suspense, …

Paul Lee

July 8, 2013

This interview originally appeared in the MIPTV 2013 issue of World Screen.   After founding BBC America and making ABC Family a prime destination for Millennials, Paul Lee was appointed president of the ABC Entertainment Group where, among other responsibilities, …