Entertainment business…at the crossroad!

Entertainment just like travel is intrinsic to the human psyche and its safe for me to say its need is never going to go away. However, the form and shape of the businesses, whether content or its distribution can and will change. Many years the character of the business never changed but then technology speciallyContinue reading “Entertainment business…at the crossroad!”

Creative excellence is the soul of the business of Entertainment…

Business of Entertainment and Media attracts a lot of eyeballs, in fact more than its due share and that is the reason it front ends in current times in marketing some of the other business endeavours. It may not be financially the most prudent or efficient and yet it carries an overweight in terms ofContinue reading “Creative excellence is the soul of the business of Entertainment…”

OTT play ….is content the only differentiator?

Entertainment has changed with many parts specially distribution rapidly becoming digital in recent times. The current lockdown across the world markets will further hasten the process across all facets of the business. With physical access curtailed, the large venue based entertainment be it filmed entertainment or live events has stalled and the recovery to theirContinue reading “OTT play ….is content the only differentiator?”

There is a hole..in the Advertisement Pie!

If one follows, tracks or works in Entertainment and Media (E&M) businesses, one knows that they need to follow the trend for advertisement to know how the sector is doing.  Understanding advertisement revenue and forecasting its trend line is the gold standard in managing E&M businesses worldwide. While other forms of revenue do contribute butContinue reading “There is a hole..in the Advertisement Pie!”

Why it’s not ‘News’

Electronic medium has not been very kind to the business of ‘News’. There are roughly 200+ channels in probably all mainstream and regional languages on the menu of the Indian consumer today. Consumption of news is growing and yet a significant number of them face challenges, in terms of content choice, distribution and finally economics.Continue reading “Why it’s not ‘News’”