Tuesday, December 18, 2007

Hollywood Writers Jumping Ship For The Internet

From the LA Times.

Based on an article by Marshall Herskovitz, who jumped ship before the strike, I predicted this on my Hollywood podcast just weeks before I saw it happening in the news. Days after I made the prediction, before I had even finished polishing the podcast, Marc Andreessen, Joss Whedon, and several others had the same idea.

Facebook director Jim Breyer, a partner at Silicon Valley venture firm Accel Partners, said he was weighing deals that would rely on Facebook's platform. "It is likely we will make investments in Los Angeles screenwriter/content-oriented companies in 2008," he said.