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The Making of a Blockbuster

Degeorge

The Making of a Blockbuster

How Wayne Huizenga Built a Sports And Entertainment Empire from Trash, Grit, And Videotape

by Degeorge

  • 53 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by John Wiley & Sons .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Business & Management,
  • Science,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Corporate & Business History - Strategies,
  • General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatMass Market Paperback
    Number of Pages384
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9583168M
    ISBN 100471191728
    ISBN 109780471191728

    This has been a long time in the making, and there is still a lot you can learn from it. Prior to Netflix, Blockbuster thrived on its use of “bad profits.” Bad profits, a term from Fred Reichheld’s book, The Ultimate Question, which introduced the concept of the Net Promoter Score (NPS), are a highly disruptive source of negative word of. "The Making of a Blockbuster is an engrossing depiction of an out of nowhere, self-made American industrialist, Wayne Huizenga. It captures with intensity the true grit and dynamic, unwavering character of a blockbuster personality and Reviews: 7.

      Blockbuster went bankrupt in and Netflix is now a $28 billion dollar company, about ten times what Blockbuster was worth. Today, .   Like counter-terrorism experts, we hack writers are always trying to learn from the last big event. When a book about a racehorse became a Hollywood blockbuster, all of us went looking for the next Seabiscuit. When Dan Brown struck it rich with The Duh Vinci Code, the Internet collapsed under the collective weight of our.

      A new book investigates the history of unsafe and deceptive practices by some generic-drug manufacturers, and explains why U.S. regulators struggle to keep up with a . The real reason why Blockbuster lost their HUGE customer base over the years was one thing: Pride. Put simply: when the whirlwinds of change swept through the movie and video industry, Blockbuster Video stuck to their guns. Now let me explain. In the year , Netflix approached Blockbuster for a buyout deal, priced at $50 million dollars.


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Harvard business professor Anita Elberse has got a 'tour de force' here. By that I mean, her latest book 'Blockbusters: Hit-Making, Risk-Taking, and the Big Business of Entertainment.' - Anita's book and achievement has been accomplished with great skill and years of research with leading Hollywood and the music Industry/5(78).

"The Making of a Blockbuster is an engrossing depiction of an out of nowhere, self-made American industrialist, Wayne Huizenga. It captures with intensity the true grit and dynamic, unwavering character of a blockbuster personality and Cited by: 1. Now, in this groundbreaking book, she explains a powerful truth about the fiercely competitive world of entertainment: building a business around blockbuster products—the movies, television shows, songs, and books that are hugely expensive to produce and market—is the surest path to long-term success.

The making of a blockbuster A boy at her school told her she had to read the first book, and after that, "My mom says I started a revolution," passing the books from one classmate to another.

"The Making of a Blockbuster is an engrossing depiction of an out of nowhere, self-made American industrialist, Wayne Huizenga. It captures with intensity the true grit and dynamic, unwavering character of a blockbuster personality and his rise to this country's preeminent entrepreneur." — Sumner Redstone Chairman of the Board, Viacom Inc.

"The Making of a Blockbuster is an engrossing depiction of an outof nowhere, self-made American industrialist, Wayne Huizenga. Itcaptures with intensity the true grit and dynamic, unwaveringcharacter of a blockbuster personality and his rise to thiscountry's preeminent entrepreneur." — Sumner Redstone Chairman ofthe Board, Viacom : Wiley.

Blockbusters: Hit-making, Risk-taking, and the Big Business of Entertainment by Anita Elberse Thank you for the book Goodreads. If you enjoy reading about how the entertainment business makes money this is the book for you. It was very interesting. The book is well researched and loaded with examples/5.

Netflix's biggest daredevil move: Making blockbuster comic book movies for theaters Published Sat, Oct 20 AM EDT Updated Fri, Feb 1 AM EST Donovan Russo @donovanxrussoAuthor: Donovan Russo.

Making Your First Blockbuster book. 77 likes. Information, photos, and sample chapter snippets from the new film making book, Making Your First Blockbuster, published by Followers: The Making of a Blockbuster explores Huizenga's strategy, management style, and deal-making acumen as it traces the evolution of his business empire through a quirky string of profitable ventures.

Under Huizenga's guidance, Blockbuster grew from 19 stores to a chain of more than 3, And annual revenues leapt from $7 million to $ billion. Anita Elberse's new book, Blockbusters, examines the strategy behind making and marketing megahits.

She tells NPR's Renee Montagne that content companies — publishers, movie studios and the like. A new edition of WRITING THE BLOCKBUSTER NOVEL will be out next year, but right now you can pick it up—along with 24 other extremely useful books on writing craft, professionalism, and career building—as part of the Nanowrimo Writing Tools storybundle for a minimum bid of only $25 (the price I paid for the Zuckerman book alone in the first.

The answer comes in Blockbusters: Hit-Making, Risk-Taking, and the Big Business of Entertainment, the new book by Anita Elberse, Filene professor of business administration. Elberse (el-BER-see) spent 10 years interviewing and observing film, television, publishing, and sports executives to distill the most profitable strategy for these high.

Get this from a library. Dilwale dulhania le jayenge: the making of a blockbuster. [Anupama Chopra] -- An account of the making of Dilwale dulhania le jayenge, a Hindi moving-picture. First people get 2 months free of Skillshare: Patreon: Twitter:   You want to write these movies.

You want to write the next blockbuster. Well before we can discuss how to do that, we must agree on what a blockbuster is. A “blockbuster” (in Scriptshadow terms) would be any ultra-high budget, high concept, action or adventure film which would likely be slated for a summer or Christmas release.

Anderson’s book often read like a manifesto, cheering for the triumph of the underdogs while also predicting it. Elberse wants to reassure her readers that a hit—“The Avengers,” an N.F.L. Making Your First Blockbuster covers not only all the major components but delves deep into the nuances that make the big blockbusters really deliver.

The book uses examples from older and modern blockbuster movies, as well as the author’s own experiences on set to help demonstrate points clearly and make them easy to understand.

Finally, a few years later, some young Blockbuster officials studied Netflix's earnings reports and realized that everywhere Netflix. Here’s a small book with blockbuster content: Try Common Sense: Replacing the Failed Ideologies of Right and Left, by Philip K.

Howard (W.W. Norton, $). It gets to why, even in the midst of. "The Making of a Blockbuster is an engrossing depiction of an out of nowhere, self-made American industrialist, Wayne Huizenga.

It captures with intensity the true grit and dynamic, unwavering character of a blockbuster personality and his rise to this country's preeminent entrepreneur." -- Sumner Redstone Chairman of the Board, Viacom Inc/5(76).If diligence alone could yield good biography, Business Week correspondent DeGeorge would have produced a blockbuster on high- profile tycoon H.

Wayne Huizenga. Unfortunately, the result of her considerable labors is a bloated, often gushy jumble of raw data. The grandson of a Dutch immigrant who set up shop as a trash hauler in the Chicago area, Huizenga (who turns 58 Author: Gail Degeorge. My 4 main lessons from Blockbuster.

There are many lessons to learn from Blockbuster and the way the business was mismanaged to bankruptcy. But the 4 below are the ones I found most interesting.