Chris Osterndorf: "From films, to toys, to parks, Walt Disney's original vision has come to fruition so completely it’s hard to imagine even he knew what was possible. And one of the chief ways Disney has kept that original vision intact is by building a reputation for being very, very litigious."
Rowan Kaiser: "Every other week, a company or a developer or a celebrity says something to reinforce the standard that games are played, created, and especially star white men. But there's much more pushback against this idea."
Lauren Davis: "Earlier this month, Harry Potter creator J.K. Rowling released a short piece of prose that offered a quick look at Harry Potter and his Hogwarts classmates as adults. The response indicated that fans are still hungry for stories of the wizarding world—and perhaps it's time for someone other than Rowling to give it to them."
Manori Ravindran: "Increasingly, media producers are transforming the documentary experience through interactive docs and buzzy transmedia elements. But how can integrating transmedia reinforce a project, and what audiences can it reach?"
Gus Lubin: "Is 3D movie technology a money-making gimmick or a true innovation? The answer is a little of both. Some movies use the technology to create more wonderfully immersive scenes, but others do little with the technology or even make a movie worse."