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Signals along the road to possible futures for indie film
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Behind The Innovative Social/Content-Driven [Transmedia] Campaign For “Prometheus”

Behind The Innovative Social/Content-Driven [Transmedia] Campaign For “Prometheus” | Film Futures | Scoop.it

Ari Karpel: "The plot of Ridley Scott’s sci-fi film Prometheus--a sprawling exploration of the origins of man--may have raised some questions but the movie’s marketing campaign was, unquestionably, one of the most original and absorbing in recent memory" ...


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A World Without YouTube? Why Film Fans and Filmmakers Should Care About SOPA

A World Without YouTube? Why Film Fans and Filmmakers Should Care About SOPA | Film Futures | Scoop.it

The past few weeks on Capitol Hill have been busy for culture industry lobbyists, technology companies and civil liberties organizations. Both houses of Congress have been busy considering variations iterations of SOPA (the Stop Online Privacy Act, in some iterations known as the Protect IP Act) that would attempt to address issues surrounding copyright infringement by developing a swift judicial solution to shutting off sites suspected of copyright infringement in the US.

 

[Note:  Further discussions of this have been put on hold until 2012 ... http://boingboing.net/2011/12/20/sopa-dead-until-2012-for-real.html]


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What If Movie Screens Were Truly Connected?

What If Movie Screens Were Truly Connected? | Film Futures | Scoop.it

"Let’s imagine what our movie theater experience might look like if every movie screen was connected to the Internet in the same manner as our computers, tablets, smart phones and TVs." Chris Dorr, on Tribeca Film's great blog The Future of Film.

 

This is another example of the convergence of entertainment. Audiences don't care if they are seeing a film, opera, football, a Firefly marathon or a concert. They've come out of their homes for a communal experience and they know what they want.


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Edward Burns and the Socialization of Indie Cinema

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Edward Burns discusses the importance of social media and the disruption taking place in independent cinema.

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