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Radio ITVT: "T Time" Discusses FilmStruck Closure, Fandor Steps In

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We're pleased to present another episode of "T Time," a regular podcast featuring news and analysis of the latest developments in advanced TV and video. A joint project between ITVT and nScreenMedia, "T Time" is hosted by ITVT's Founder and Editor-in-Chief, Tracy Swedlow, and nScreenMedia's Founder and Chief Analyst, Colin Dixon.

On "T Time" today, WarnerMedia announced it would shutter FilmStruck at the end of November. We discuss the decision and why it might have been a mistake. We also interview the CMO of Fandor, John Zamoiski. The service is seeking to fill the void left by Filmstruck’s demise.

Chapter 1: The demise of Filmstruck (1:00)

Chapter 2: Why Filmstruck is closing (4:00)

Chapter 3: What happened to the extras? (8:30)

Chapter 4: Interview with John Zamoiski of Fandor (14:00)

Fandor, an online specialty service for film buffs, has a special offer for Filmstruck members. John Zamoiski, Chief Marketing Officer of Fandor, joins us to discuss the service and how Filmstruck members can sign up for the offer.  John discusses Fandor’s approach to:

  • Curation
  • Recommendations
  • Editorial content
  • The film buff community
  • Device coverage

Chapter 5: How the 2019 WarnerMedia service fits into the future of TV (30:40)

 

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