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Scott Kirsner

Writer & Journalist

Scott Kirsner is a journalist who writes regularly for Variety and The Boston Globe, and has been a contributing writer for Fast Company, BusinessWeek, and Wired. He is the author of Inventing the Movies, a technological history of Hollywood, and The Future of Web Video, one of the first books about the business and creative possibilities of online video. Scott’s writing has also appeared in the New York Times, The Hollywood Reporter, Salon, the San Jose Mercury News, and Newsweek, among other publications.

Scott is a frequent moderator, speaker, and event host who has participated in panels at the Sundance Film Festival, South by Southwest Film Festival, Toronto International Film Festival, and Los Angeles Film Festival. He is a graduate of Boston University’s College of Communications and the New World School of the Arts, in Miami.