Scott Kirsner

Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States


Scott Kirsner is a journalist who writes about innovation, with a special focus on the ways that new technologies are changing the entertainment industry. His most recent book is "Fans, Friends & Followers: Building an Audience and a Creative Career in the Digital Age." Scott writes regularly for Variety and The Boston Globe, and edits the blog CinemaTech (http://cinematech.blogspot.com). His earlier books include "Inventing the Movies, a technological history of Hollywood," and "The Future of Web Video." He has spoken at a number of film festivals and conferences, including Sundance, Toronto, Los Angeles, SXSW, Boston Independent Film Festival, and the Harvard Business School Media & Entertainment Conference.