In Focus This Month - Big Story Group
The title is just one of the many thought-provoking statements Steven Soderbergh made in his “State of Cinema” presentation at the San Francisco Film Festival. Contextually, Soderbergh on cinema might be polarizing to some…he wraps his vision with insightful, intelligent and at times sarcastic jibes at how the art of cinema is changing with his own specific views of filmmaking. The changes, good or bad, largely depend on which side of the equation you’re on.
In a new world with growing democratized distribution and crowd funding, no one really knows how new media will change the entertainment industry but, despite the uncertainty, individuals and organizations are gaining unprecedented traction and advancing the conversation about writing, production, distribution, funding and monetization of creative content in the digital age.
Talk about the sky’s the limit…what do you do when a movie funded by the public in hours to the tune of $2.5 million reaches its goal in a matter of a few days setting all kinds of records. The attached studio…ahem, Warner Bros.,…then green lights the feature film based on a not-so-popular television show almost immediately…read the article Read more…
Entertainment news is full of new opportunities to create coming into view every day across the spectrum of creative content and the entertainment industry. The speed of change is greatly affected by new technology developments and how quickly and broadly they are changing the way content is created, developed, distributed and consumed.
Our behaviors are driven by, well, just about everything…but today technology has the most interesting force on us. Some of us may find ourselves learning how to operate the newest whiz bang gadget as the result of information age behaviors changing.