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Steven Spielberg attends the 55th Annual Cinema Audio Society Awards at InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown on February 16, 2019 in Los Angeles, California.
Steven Spielberg, a film industry titan with 58 directorial credits to his name, has long been vocal about the differences between theatrical in addition to streaming releases.
As the governor of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts in addition to Sciences directors branch he has said which he would certainly like films to have a longer theatrical run in order to qualify for an Academy Award. Those comments have led some to believe which Spielberg was ready to wage war on platforms like Netflix, especially after the streaming service’s film “Roma” took home three Oscars last month.
However, Spielberg reportedly met with Netflix’s Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos earlier This particular week, a sign which, perhaps, these rumors of discord are just which, rumors.
The two were seen dining together at the San Vincente Bungalows, a private club in West Hollywood, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
the item’s unclear what was discussed during their meeting. Representatives for Spielberg in addition to Sarandos were not immediately available to comment.
Earlier This particular week, media mogul Jeffrey Katzenberg said which Spielberg had no plan to campaign against Netflix, saying at the South By Southwest conference in Texas which “he can be not going to the academy in April with some sort of plan,” according to a report by the Hollywood Reporter.
Read the full report by The Hollywood Reporter.