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During the course of the beta, we actually had film school grads that are on the team, that actually cherrypicked the best moments from [shows like] “30 Rock” and “Prison Break” and “The Simpsons,” and we now have over 600 clips, for example, from “Saturday Night Live.”
Later, I asked him to tell me more about this job.
It’s a clipping operation — four or five people that focus on clipping and creating great short-form content. It’s a fun job. Every time I walk by their office — we’re all in this open area — it’s so fun because I see Elvin with his headphones on and he’s laughing, and it’s a pretty great gig because basically his job is to watch fun movies and funny TV shows and pick the best moments and put them together.
I can picture it now: Fassbinder’s greatest hits, a collection by Robert MacMillan.
Hulu CEO Jason Kilar stopped by the Reuters Global Technology, Media and Telecoms Summit to discuss the future of online video advertising and why giving users what they want trumps having it stolen.
Lambasted by blogs and analysts as a has-been even before it launched, the online video joint venture of News Corp and NBC Universal first full month as a publicly available company will probably change some minds. Its monthly usage in April beat every major U.S. television network including those of its founders. More details below: