Eddy Cue, Apple Senior Vice President, attended the SXSW conference today and gave a long interview to Dylan Byers of CNN. In this Cue talked about all sorts of topics. Among other things, the Apple manager confirmed that, However, it was also about original content, the HomePod and more.
Eddy Cue: “All-in with original content”
After cue, was the conversation about Originals. ” We’re completely all in “, Says Cue. Apple does not want to buy Netflix or Disney. Instead of quantity, the company focuses on quality.
According to him, Apple spent two years looking for an ideal manager to cover the topic of original content. Apple finds some time ago with the former Sony Managersbecome. Both managers – Cue – would know the business and both were ready to think “differently”. Since the two managers are on the Apple payroll, Apple has commissioned over 10 series.
“We’re all in. We’re all in,” Cue says of Apple’s content plans. So why not buy Netflix or Disney? “We’re not after quantity, we’re after quality.”
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Apple would make big investments in the field, Cue said. Money is not the problem. Meanwhile more than 40 people are working on the project.
Eddy Cue, Apple’s senior vice president of Internet Software and Services, sits down with CNN’s Dylan Byers for a wide-ranging discussion on the challenges facing the world of media and entertainment, and why curation matters.
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Apple commissions new cartoon series “Central Part” by Loren Bouchard
In keeping with the theme will be announced this evening that Apple has given another series in order. It is a cartoon series that is called “Central Park” and was developed by Loren Bouchard. This is known among other things for the cartoon Bob’s Burger “.
reports that Apple has ordered a total of 26 episodes. These are divided into 2 seasons with 13 episodes each. Central Park is produced by 20th Century Fox and stars such as Josh Gad, Leslie Odom Jr., Titus Burgess, Kristen Bell, Stanley Tucci, Daveed Diggs and Kathryn Hahn.
At least 12 series are known that Apple has commissioned in recent months, including, one , one and more.