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Join Our Can't Miss Webinar  -  Culture Shock: How COVID Changed the Supply and Demand of Streaming!

Posted by Mary Brendza on Mar 24, 2021 8:42:38 PM

As the global outbreak of COVID-19 continues to push human behavior in many directions, we're studying changes in content preferences.


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Topics: Featured

Julie Rieger,Former Fox President, Chief Data Strategist, and Head of Media, joins Board of Directors

Posted by Mary Brendza on Mar 7, 2021 3:27:40 PM

We're thrilled to announce the appointment of former 20th Century Fox President, Chief Data Strategist, and Head of Media Julie Rieger to the board of directors. Julie has overseen record-breaking movie revenues including Avatar, Deadpool, Deadpool 2, The X-Men trilogies, The Martian, The Ice Age movies, Planet of the Apes, and others. In her 10 years at Fox, her efforts oversaw the release of 221 movies totaling almost $14 billion in domestic revenue.

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Topics: Meet Storyfit

Learn About Our SXSW 2021 Panel Submissions

Posted by Mary Brendza on Nov 19, 2020 9:06:34 AM

We submitted three panels to SXSW this year. Below is the synopsis and the links to the SXSW profile page.

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Book Expo- It's Time for Publishers to Innovate and Monetize AI and AR

Posted by Mary Brendza on Apr 30, 2020 12:43:20 PM

Last week, Book Expo held its first educational webinar, "It's Time for Publishers to Innovate and Monetize with AI and AR," 

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Topics: AI, Publishing, Meet Storyfit Editor Picks

Webinar: What character-networks & audience preferences suggest about the new normal

Posted by Mary Brendza on Apr 14, 2020 11:19:35 PM

 

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Topics: AI, research, TV, Video, Episodic

Beyond Bechdel: How The 2019 Oscars Stack Up on Female Representation

Posted by Mary Brendza on Apr 14, 2020 10:30:16 PM

A year after the “Time’s Up” movement owned the Academy Awards, women continue to play a powerful role in the evolution of Hollywood and ts most prestigious awards ceremony.

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Topics: Favorites

Major takeaways from BISG's The Future is Now: AI in Book Publishing

Posted by Mary Brendza on Apr 14, 2020 10:19:15 PM

Monica joined an esteemed panel in New York on March 5th, 2020 about artificial intelligence and how it will impact publishing.

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Topics: Meet Storyfit Most Popular

Case Study: The Mummy and The Mummy Returns, one a hit and one a flop.

Posted by Mary Brendza on Apr 13, 2020 10:40:38 PM

Artificial Intelligence gives studio executives predictive analytics to make data driven decisions.

In this case study, we used our AI-powered story research platform to compare and contrast key elements of the original 1999 movie, "The Mummy," a box office darling, with its 2017 sequel that didn't share the same fate.

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Topics: Story Research Editor Picks

Explainer: Sex & Text: Breaking Down Movie Stereotypes with AI

Posted by Mary Brendza on Apr 13, 2020 10:28:06 PM

Bad boy, home wrecker, damsel: why is every hit movie and TV show home to at least one sad, sexist cliche?

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Topics: Story Research Editor Picks

Explainer: We’ve analyzed all four A Star Is Born versions, and you'll be fascinated by what we've uncovered.

Posted by Mary Brendza on Apr 13, 2020 10:20:18 PM

We’ve completed a comprehensive analysis of the scripts from all four A Star Is Born versions in order to closely examine which elements of a movie change when it is remade and which withstand the test of time (hint: alcohol). By implementing the power of AI to compare thousands of features of these scripts, studios have the data they need to make more informed decisions about a remake’s potential before an investment is made.

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Topics: Featured Editor Picks