The Devils Ride and the Big Apple

This post consists entirely of self-serving news.  Exciting news, but self-serving nonetheless. Those who wonder when we people in the entertainment business will just shut up about ourselves can look here to find something else to read.

Motorcycles

I’m executive producing a new show for the Discovery Channel that debuts this Tuesday, May 8 at 10pm. It’s called The Devils Ride, and it’s about a San Diego Motorcycle Club. Here’s the cool Discovery Promo.  If you crave more info and can’t wait for Tuesday, Entertainment Weekly has an exclusive three minute sneak preview.

Vimeo Festival + Awards

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10 Things Book People Need to Know About Video

I spoke this past week in New York to the Publisher’s Advertising and Marketing Association. Great location (Random House on Broadway), great sandwiches (chicken and pesto on a great baguette) and lively discussion (scroll down here for coverage) about the need for publishers to upgrade their commitment to video as a promotional tool (read:  spend more time and money.)

 

We talked about 10 Things Book People Need to Know about Video, but since most of them apply to most businesses, I’m reprinting them here:

1. Entertain or Die:  Nobody watches bad video.  There are too … Read the rest

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