Not long ago, ambitious young executives at the six major Hollywood film studios maneuvered to get into the home entertainment divisions.
Nowadays, getting assigned to home entertainment is like being sent to the Eastern front. Better to work in theatrical distribution, international, or maybe studio facilities. Recently, I spoke with an executive from one of the big studios who, while discussing the challenges of working in the film industry, noted there was one silver lining: "At least I don't work in home entertainment."
The studios' home-entertainment divisions typically oversee sales of DVDs and Blu-ray discs as well … Read more