Hollywood Joins the Blockchain Revolution

It’s been a while since we reported on anything “blockchain”, the underlying technology behind digital currencies such as bitcoin, simply because we thought it was time to take a break.  However, today we saw an interesting piece highlighting news that a top Hollywood producer who has worked with “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon” and music video gigs with the likes of Kanye West & Fiona Apple, has joined “blockchain entertainment studio and rights management platform”.  Blockchain just keeps marching along into all kinds of new industries and applications.

“SingularDTV, a blockchain entertainment studio and rights management platform building a decentralized entertainment industry on the Ethereum blockchain, is moving forward with plans for a science fiction TV series about how decentralization will bring new systems that guide the world into the next level of human evolution, having tabbed writer/director Michael Blieden as a consulting producer to advise the company on its launch event taking place in Q2 of 2017.

Blieden has worked on television programs such as “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon,” “Brooklyn Nine-Nine for Fox,” “Sirens” for USA, “Up All Night” for NBC, as well as live specials for comedians Zach Galifianakis and Joe Rogan, in addition to music videos for Fiona Apple and Kanye West.

“We’re thrilled to have Blieden on board,” said Zach LeBeau, SingularDTV’s CEO. “His experience and energy are extremely valuable and we look forward to great things to come. He’s also a big supporter of Ethereum and even requested to be paid in ether.”

SingularDTV is entering all facets of the entertainment industry from funding to sharing, according to its website. It has a rights royalty and management platform that provides transparency. This platform can give content creators control over their creative output.

SingularityDTV was built in partnership with ConsenSys and MME, a cryptocurrency law firm. SingularityDTV’s smart contract system is the first to place its intellectual property in the form of television, film and software projects on the Ethereum blockchain.

SingularDTV’s documentary film division creates feature documentary films and short documentary series about blockchain technology, Ethereum and decentralization. The documentaries are geared to the uninitiated. They aim to educate all generations about the Ethereum world computers and decentralization…”

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