Inventing the Movies

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Inventing the Movies

Hollywood's Epic Battle Between Innovation and the Status Quo, from Thomas Edison to Steve Jobs

By Scott Kirsner

Createspace, Paperback, 9781438209999, 218pp.

Publication Date: May 15, 2008

About the Author
Scott Kirsner is a journalist and blogger who writes about new ideas and their impact on the world. He edits the blog CinemaTech (http: //, and is the author of "The Future of Web Video: New Opportunities for Producers, Entrepreneurs, Media Companies and Advertisers," published in March 2007. He writes regularly for Variety and the Boston Globe. Scott's writing has also appeared in the New York Times, The Hollywood Reporter, Wired, Fast Company, the Los Angeles Times, the San Francisco Chronicle, BusinessWeek, and Newsweek, among other publications. Scott regularly speaks and moderates at entertainment industry events, including the Sundance Film Festival, the Toronto International Film Festival, and the South by Southwest Film Festival. He is part of the founding team of The Conversation, a new event geared to exploring the convergence of new technologies and the entertainment industry