Interviewed on 2SER The Fourth Estate re YouTube Paid Subscription

The Fourth Estate explores the issues impacting on media and communications around Australia and the world. From moves to crack down on the freedom of journalists to report the news, to trends in the blogosphere and changes in the way societies communicate their ideas, The Fourth Estate provides fresh insights on our most maligned democratic institution.

I was interviewed by Charmaine Wong to discuss the new Paid YouTube Subscriptions that were recently introduced to the Australian market, along with Marcus Gillezeau at Firelight Productions.

The Fourth Estate broadcasts at 6.30pm every Monday on 2SER

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MIPCOM 2009 – Interview for B&T and Encore for Interactive Emmy Winner – Marcus Gillezeau

MIPCOM is the global content event for creating, co-producing, buying, selling, financing and distributing entertainment content across all platforms.
Moreover, MIPCOM takes place every year in Cannes, France and is the only place where you can connect, do business, learn and discover future trends, network and cement partnerships face to face on a global level.

I was lucky enough to go to MIPCOM in 2009 on the way to Rome. I was going to Rome to film a week of celebrations documenting the handover of World Youth Day from Australia to Spain, culminating in the first ever live stream from The Vatican.

The then editor of Digital Media and Encore magazine, Natalie Apostolou, couldn’t make MIPCOM at the last minute and so she offered me her Access All Areas Media pass on the condition I covered the event for her.

It was an amazing week where I met many Australians doing some amazing stuff.
You can watch all the interviews here

The highlight was when Marcus Gillezeau won the Interactive Emmy for Scorched – the first time an Australian had won the award.

After partying the night away, Marcus and I had to do the interview bright and early the next morning – we didn’t too bad considering.
Watch the interview here