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Video: Mike Wesch Talks to Hollywood About YouTube

Cultural anthropologist addressed a packed room at the home of Peter Guber for a special Wrap event on Thursday night.

 

Anthropologist Michael Wesch, a professor at Kansas State University, addressed a packed room at the home of Peter Guber for a special Wrap event on Thursday night. Wesch discussed his research on YouTube and how it has affected social behavior and interaction through video-enabled web.

 

The crowd included entertainment industry insiders including Jon Feltheimer of Lionsgate, writer-producer Marshall Herskovitz, Lifetime CEO Andrea Wong, Relativity CEO Ryan Kavanaugh, MPAA chairman Dan Glickman and YouTube founder and CEO Chad Hurley.

 

Read about his lecture here.

 

The event was sponsored by YouTube-Google and OTX Research.