Ravioli began as a conversation about movie reviews. After Time Warner Inc. EVP of International and Corporate Strategy Olaf Olafsson visited The New School in November, an idea started to gel. He told the combined Media Management and Leadership and Media Industry Perspectives: Digital Media classes about watching Downton Abbey with his daughter. Olafsson explained that he struggles to find even the content he already knows he wants. Is Downton Abbey on Netflix or Amazon Prime? The latest season can only be streamed from the PBS app on Roku. Finding content recommended from friends and family, without explicit instructions, is nearly impossible. As the use of digital streaming services expands and the ecosystem for content licensing fragments, it’s an issue we will all face.
Below is an overview of my contribution to a group final in Media Economics, Fall 2015.