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Understanding Film, TV, and Digital Content Distribution—Free Public Lecture at ELA

Gain a deeper understanding of content distribution and learn how digital options have created new opportunities that will shape the future of how we consume film and television

WHAT: In a marketplace that continues to expand globally—yet is ever more saturated with content and providers—understanding and utilizing distribution to monetize content has never been more crucial. Emerson College Los Angeles is proud to present an evening with worldwide distribution guru and Emerson alumnus Michael Jay Solomon. For more information, visit /ela/events/understanding-film-tv-digital-content-distribution.

WHEN: Monday, April 20, 7:00–9:00 pm

WHERE: Emerson College Los Angeles, 5960 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90028

WHO: Michael Jay Solomon is a top 10 Hollywood executive and the president and CEO of Truli Media Group Inc. He is the former president of Warner Bros. International Television, the former vice president of MCA and Universal's (now Comcast), and the former president of Lorimar Telepictures Corp., among other notable leadership roles. He was educated at New York University's Stern School of Business and Emerson College.

HOW: The lecture is free, but advance registration is recommended. To register, visit /ela/events/understanding-film-tv-digital-content-distribution. Please check-in with security at the second floor lobby. Limited parking is available in the ground floor garage.

WHY: It’s no surprise that technology has significantly altered the way we create, consume, and distribute content. But understanding the distribution process, its history, and new possibilities will help provide you with a foundation to best position yourself for the future—whether you are a content creator, consumer, or distributor. Having held a number of notable leadership roles in the film and television industry, Michael Jay Solomon is uniquely positioned to provide special insight into the distribution process. Join Mr. Solomon and get a glimpse of the future of content distribution.

About Emerson College Los Angeles
Based in Boston, Emerson College, the world’s premier center for the study and practice of communication and the arts, was the first East Coast college to establish a residential study and internship program in Los Angeles in the 1980s. The College’s new permanent facility, located on Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood, represents a significant commitment to the city and to the entertainment and communication industries. Designed by internationally renowned architect Thom Mayne of Morphosis Architects, the Gold LEED–certified facility had its grand opening in March 2014. More than 4,300 Emerson students have already participated in internships at renowned film studios, media outlets, marketing agencies, and related enterprises in LA. For more information on Emerson College Los Angeles, visit

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