State of the Film and TV Industry Today

Watching TV? Seen any movies? Chances are pretty good that you’re seeing a program that’s been built under the corporate direction of Barry Diller. Diller is the newly appointed Chairman and CEO of Universal Entertainment Group, a part of the French media company, Vivendi Universal. In this new position Mr. Diller will be responsible for Universal’s studio, film and television operations and its’ theme parks. The position is new, but entertainment and Hollywood as a whole isn’t new to Diller. Born in San Francisco, and raised in Beverly Hills Barry Diller has been a prominent industry figure since 1983.  His resume reads more like a TV Guide…Fox, Home Shopping Network, USA Network, SCI FI Channel and dozens of other media, film and entertainment companies line the pages. On Thursday February 21 Mr. Diller shares his vision with us.

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