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Are Streamers Helping or Hurting the Movie Business?

Ted Hope, a producer and the former cohead of movies at Amazon, joins the show to discuss the current state streaming and his perspective on the topic. Plus, a box office prediction for Hayao Miyazaki’s newest film, ‘The Boy and the Heron.’

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‌Matt is joined by Ted Hope, a producer and the former cohead of movies at Amazon Studios, to discuss streaming’s negative impact on the movie business. Ted provides his perspective to explain how global streaming platforms have damaged the independent film business, how predatory pricing has corrupted the market, how the incentives of streamers have changed, and what should be done to fix this. Matt finishes the show with a box office prediction for Hayao Miyazaki’s newest film, The Boy and the Heron.

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Host: Matt Belloni
Guest: Ted Hope
Producer: Craig Horlbeck
Theme Song: Devon Renaldo

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