Entertainment Industry Outlook 2018: Who is really driving the future of the industry?

| November 27, 2017

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When content is seen as king, content creators hold all the cards. Over the years, that power has spread out from studio and recording execs to include top billed talent, but it’s been a close knit circle. Technology disrupted the industry, but it did not disrupt the food chain – just look at the scandals at Netflix’s House of Cards.

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