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Expectations big for ‘This is It’

Jeff Blake, Sony's chairman for worldwide marketing and distribution, and Kenny Ortega, director of Michael Jackson's concert/documentary film This Is It discuss expectations for ticket sales and the desire to show a real raw depiction of Michael Jackson before his death.
October 22, 2009

Jeff Blake, Sony’s chairman for worldwide marketing and distribution, and Kenny Ortega, director of Michael Jackson’s concert/documentary film This Is It discuss expectations for ticket sales and the desire to show an honest depiction of Michael Jackson before his death.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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