Frame.io CEO Emery Wells on helping the film industry go remote, how distributed work is changing movie studios & more | E1163

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Show notes:
0:58 Jason intros Emery Wells & he describes Frame.io’s workflow & media management aspects
5:48 Taking the film industry remote
12:40 OurCrowd – Sign up for a free account at https://www.ourcrowd.com/twist
14:08 Emery’s prior work, how major movie studios move terabytes of data
19:42 How distributed work is changing the film industry
26:47 Roman – Get $15 off your first order of ED treatment, a FREE online visit, and FREE two-day shipping at https://www.getroman.com/twist
27:54 Signing a new office lease right before the pandemic hit, Frame.io’s remote work policy & team building on Zoom
37:41 Squarespace – Go to https://squarespace.com/twist for a free trial, and use code TWIST for 10% off
39:36 Pricing the product, how major production companies work
42:55 Going from being a filmmaker & running a digital agency to running a software company, why they chose enterprise over consumer, insights from a successful viral launch
48:36 Pitching VCs for the first time, launching twice, getting a pre-launch acquisition offer
56:23 Jared Leto as an investor, email cadence, future of Frame.io
1:07:23 Films that inspired Emery, cinema talk, new tech in filmmaking

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