Paul Dergarabedian remembers well when “…my father took me to see '2001: A Space Odyssey' at the original Cinerama Dome in Hollywood…” and he felt the power of the theatrical experience. Since then, he’s earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Radio, TV and Film at Long Beach State and a Master’s in Communications Management at USC. He’s been president of L.A.-based Exhibitor Relations Co. and formed Media By Numbers, which later became part of Hollywood.com. Today, he’s senior media analyst at comScore, where “I’m like a translator. I convert box-office numbers and ‘Hollywood-speak’ into a language that’s fun and interesting and easy to understand by the press, moviegoers and film fans around the world.” Here, in a wide-ranging conversation with 'FJI,' are his thoughts on the business he loves.