Absolutely, I’m very detail orientated. So I make sure I know what’s in my schedule. In fact, most of the time as a real planner, I look at my diary at least a week in advance to see what’s coming up. As you can imagine, as a businessman and father of four, there is lots going on so it’s really important to know so I can prepare anything I need to in advance. … [Read more...] about Morning Stars: David Beckham on how he starts the day, his exercise regime and how he maintains a schedule
All the stars
Other studios, of course, have waved the creator-friendly banner before, to varying levels of success. Most famously, there was United Artists. More recently, DreamWorks was formed in the mid-1990s by Steven Spielberg, Jeffrey Katzenberg, and David Geffen, which ultimately was unable to sustain itself as an independent studio. But Baldoni and Sarowitz believe that the state of the world today—between a global pandemic and racial unrest—has created an environment that has never been in more need of a purveyor of hopeful stories that serve to unite audiences. “We need hope. We need stories that inspire us,” Baldoni says. “That help us unwind and help us unlearn the systemic racial biases that we have.” … [Read more...] about Wayfarer Studios, the company behind Disney Plus’s ‘Clouds,’ makes social justice the star
Khan wants to break the glass ceiling of Hockey India, a tightly controlled body run by Norman and Batra, the last named once known in the Indian Capital as the Man Friday of late Finance Minister and top BJP leader Arun Jaitley. Batra has grown through the ranks, he is certainly not an easy pushover. He is a long ranger, one of the most powerful persons in Indian sports. He is the president of Indian Olympic Association (IOA), president of Federation Internationale De Hockey (FIH) and a member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC). He became Hockey India president in 2014 after serving the body as its secretary. … [Read more...] about Hockey India, a poor cousin of BCCI, rocked by a cricket-like power struggle
"As a company we have had a very long association with IPL. I am delighted that now, with the launch of Vi, we are carrying this legacy forward. Our association with Dream11 IPL 2020 will provide Vi, instant connect with millions of viewers, and I am confident that this will not only help build awareness of Vi but also help in building relevance and customer confidence," Vi Chief Digital Transformation and Brand Officer Kavita Nair said. … [Read more...] about Vodafone Idea becomes co-presenting sponsor of Dream11 IPL 2020
"As large number of people will be at home, Hotstar will be a supplementary screen. Thus, it may not greatly benefit from this move in this COVID period as many people will prefer to watch it on their TV screens. As people are unlikely to venture out in the next few month for professional commitments, TV will remain the primary screen. They will see some gains but not something exceptional," he told Moneycontrol. … [Read more...] about IPL 2020: Can Disney+ Hotstar’s bold subscription bet offset any advertising revenue dip?