Amanda D. Lotz is a professor and leader of the Transforming Media Industries research program in the Digital Media Research Centre at Queensland University of Technology. She is the author, coauthor, or editor of twelve books that explore television and media industries. She relocated to Australia in 2019 after a long career at the University of Michigan to better investigate the changing global dynamics of the screen industry. She has consulted and provided thought leadership and strategy guidance about digital change in screen industries for business and government for more than a decade.
Her most recent books explore the connections between internet-distributed services such as Netflix and the legacy television/film industries, as well as the business strategies and revenue models that differ. Her books, including the award-winning, The Television Will Be Revolutionized, have been translated into 6 languages and she has delivered 29 keynotes or invited talks in 12 countries over the last decade. She has published articles about the business of television at Quartz, Salon, and The New Republic, hosted the Media Business Matters podcast, and tweets about television and media @DrTVLotz. For more see amandalotz.com
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