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Starting December 13, “Star Wars” fans in Seattle will get a special treat: “Who Shot First,” a gallery show of art pieces featuring characters and settings from the hit movie franchise. Taking place at the Ltd Art Gallery, the show will feature the work of more than 40 artists.
Amazon is jumping headlong into the business of creating content because, more than any other company, it has the potent combination of a massive base of customers and the vast technical underpinning with which to bring those customers new ways of consuming books, movies, and television programs. And as that content becomes ever more digitized, Amazon wants to call the shots as to how those books and programs are created, delivered, and sold.
“Amazon doesn’t want to be anyone’s bitch,” said Sucharita Mulpuru, an analyst with Forrester Research. “Amazon has the ability to create better content and not be encumbered by existing rules.”