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OBSERVER

The Implications of the Biggest Legal Decision to Hit Hollywood in Decades

“Instead of thinking of movie theaters as older institutions, what if it was an entertainment-based destination where there are games and food? Dave and Busters multiplied by twenty.” 

- J. Christopher Hamilton

 

 

MORNING

CONSULT

Black Audiences Want Hollywood to Expand Beyond Slavery, Civil Rights Film Narratives

“From the C-suite on down, because of this lack of diversity, the lack of relationships with diverse content creators, diverse casting directors and diverse agents — you end up self-replicating everything that you’re buying.” 

-J. Christopher Hamilton

JOURNAL OF FAMILY THEORY AND REVIEW

When They See Us: An Unshaken History of Racism in America 

An analysis on how this Emmy award winning series on Netflix can be used as prosocial content to deconstruct institutional racism and operate as a change agent throughout our society.

-J. Christopher Hamilton

 

RUTGERS BUSINESS LAW REVIEW

Crowdfunding and Cryptocurrency - A New Conduit For Film Finance

An examination of the traditional and new pathways to funding content based the impact of Covid-19, shrining capital markets and shifting business landscape due to the streaming wars and content bubble.

-J. Christopher Hamilton

 

HR DRIVE

How Companies Can Show Their Solidarity With Employees As Protests Continue

"If you don't acknowledge the emotional and psychological impact on your staff, during a national crisis then you will not be prepared to address the implications that has for your bottom line."
 

-J. Christopher Hamilton

 

 

KNOXNEWS

What Regal Cinemas Shutdown and New Furlough Mean For Knoxville-based Theater Company

"Don't fight it. Embrace (innovation). Maybe it means that your margins will be affected. But you know what? It's inevitable anyway. Maybe you can be a change agent in the marketplace versus having to always be responsive and late to the innovation."

-J. Christopher Hamilton

JERK MAGAZINE

Black Death: A New Form of Porn

"I'm certain it does [dehumanize victims], but there are a lot of things that qualify [dehumanization]: it's the frequency at which the videos or these kinds of images are shared and the context in which they’re shared."

-J. Christopher Hamilton

 

CORTLAND STANDARD

Work For What I Want: Cortland's Black Business Owners Share Experiences

"For Black and minority business owners, getting started or building up their businesses can be a struggle due to their lack of social currency, or not being well connected within the community."

-J. Christopher Hamilton

 

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