You will see a 3-D movie in a movie theater for the shared experience of it – or for a date, and so on. You don’t all sit at home getting your entertainment in a vacuum.
The futures of Crackle and Hulu and so forth become more and more important as we connect to more and more devices. We need our content to make our services as attractive as Apple's or Amazon's or Microsoft's. We're in a brave new world of fierce competition.
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When the digital world is really here, movies can be disseminated from satellite direct to homes and direct to small theaters in Mongolia and northern Russia and obscure places that the market for movies is going to grow and grow and grow.
When color TV arrived, it just sat there and you saw color. I’ve been to retail stores where there were no 3-D glasses at all and the 3-D images were all blurred. People were coming in and saying, ‘I don’t want to buy that.’ There’s a lot of marketing connected to introducing technologies and especially introducing new experiences.
The hardest thing about being at Sony was not the travel; it was being divorced from the public and private life I had in New York. Travelling as much as I did, while I didn’t lose connection with my friends, I lost a sense of belonging.
The American movie, in part because America’s a melting pot, the cultural hodgepodge that America makes, generates movies that have appeal across all international boundaries. And that’s really not true for most domestic film industries. It’s no longer true of France and Italy, less true than it used to be of the U.K.
|Birth:||19th February, 1942|
Sir Howard Stringer was born in Cardiff, Wales. He is a Welsh-born American businessman. He served as chairman of the board, chairman, president and CEO of Sony Corporation. He is also the head of the board of trustees of the American Film Institute and now serves as a non-executive director of the BBC. He received an MA degree from the University of Oxford in Modern History. He moved to the United States in 1965. He served as a military policeman in Saigon for ten months in the Vietnam War. He was awarded the Army Commendation Medal for meritorious achievement. He served as president of CBS from 1988 to 1995, where he was responsible for all the broadcast activities of its entertainment, news, sports, radio and television stations. On December 31, 1999, he received the title of Knight Bachelor from Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
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