Ed Driscoll

Hollywood's Tipping Point?

From virtually its inception in 1997, I’ve enjoyed The Digital Bits Website, which does a tremendous job of tracking down rumors and release dates for upcoming DVDs. I even interviewed Bill Hunt, its editor, for a couple of articles in the late 1990s. And speaking of Hunt, he writes today:

Now then… if you’re in the Hollywood area tonight, I’m going to be participating in a panel discussion at the Creative Artists Agency (CAA). Sponsored by the Northwestern University Entertainment Alliance and hosted by producer David Zucker (Num3ers), the event is called Film & TV & DVD: The Next Generation. Here’s the description:

“Have we reached the tipping point? Is the ritual of movie-going drawing to a close as the speed in which new DVD titles reach store shelves increases? Has the filmmaker’s craft been diminished or enhanced by