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Podcast: Not Boring Founders: Justin & J.P. Alanís

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Justin & J.P. Alanís talk in-depth with Packy McCormick about how StoryCo is changing the way content and IP are created and owned. The brothers go in-depth about the forces that brought them here, the people that impacted their journeys, and their plan’s to revolutionize Hollywood. The brothers also share information about the platform they are creating, how they plan to bring IP ownership to the people, and how everyday people can get involved in the process.

Listen now on Apple, Spotify, and Google.

In this episode, we cover:

  • A deep dive into the golden age of television, how big corporations have hi-jacked IP, and how StoryCo plans to return power to the fans.
  • How the blockchain will create new funding mechanisms and technology that will change the way premium content is created and allow for more fan involvement.
  • The utilization of NFTs for ownership, governance, and interaction with IP.
  • J.P.’s background in Hollywood, meeting Lloyd Braun (former head of ABC), and working with Tyler the Creator to create Golf Media.
  • How IP, both past and present, is owned, bought, and developed.
  • The future of IP over the next 10 years and how different it will look from today’s landscape.
  • The role of “story architects” in content production and how these ideas are voted upon and implemented within the IP.
  • StoryCo’s goal to become community-owned IP and the role that community will play in the development of it.
  • A breakdown of decentralized organizations within the StoryCo platform and how each will differ from one another.
  • How streaming platforms like Netflix have already disrupted the traditional model of content creation and monetization.
  • The problem with upfront payments for exclusive production rights and how creators lose ownership in the long run.
  • How Hollywood’s traditional gatekeepers limit the opportunities for new creators to break into the industry.
  • A breakdown of what the StoryCo platform will be, how creators will co-create together, and the role of NFTs and tokenization in rewarding the community.
  • StoryCo’s plans for progressive decentralization for full autonomy over time.


Where to find Justin Alanís:

Twitter: https://twitter.com/storycojustin

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/justinalanis/

Where to find J.P. Alanís:

Twitter: https://twitter.com/jpalanis

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jaypeea/