The entertainment industry, and the movie business in particular, is experiencing turbulent times. New technologies, channels, and players challenge Hollywood’s existing business models, with large numbers of consumers shifting their watching behavior toward streaming services. As part of Professor Hennig-Thurau’s master course on “Entertainment Media Marketing,” two executives discussed these changes and the state of filmed entertainment from very different angles.
Dr. Ann-Kristin Kupfer and Prof. Dr. Thorsten Hennig-Thurau have been selected as recipients of the prestigious Sheth Foundation Best Paper Award, which honors the best article published in the Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, one of marketing’s A journals. The MCM scholars win this year’s Sheth award for their article “Pre-Release Consumer Buzz”, which they have co-authored with WWU’s Visiting International Prof. Dr. Mark B. Houston (Texas Christian University, Texas) and Prof. Dr. Martin Spann from LMU Munich. For Prof.
Field trip to entertainment practice: As the grand finale of our "Entertainment Media Marketing" course, some 30 MCM students and their lecturers, along with professors from other departments of the University of Münster School of Business and Economics, headed for the Schlosstheater and inspected the movie "Green Book", a Golden Globe winner and multiple Oscar nominee, on its release day.