It seems like the film industry are placing bets on their future and investing in virtual reality technology. First, in December, “the Fox film studio signed with Montreal-based Felix and Paul Studio to create VR films and shows based on Fox’s movies and its other characters”, then there’s “The Virtual Reality Company, created by Hollywood… Continue reading Does VR fit into film’s future?
With Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook at the disposal of most everyone with a computer and/or a smart phone, there is no excuse for Hollywood to not use this to their advantage and marketing campaigns. “The internet is filled with clearly defined groups and fandoms that frequently overlap. 20 years ago, marketing a brand new sci-fi… Continue reading Social Media is an asset and Hollywood must embrace it
To follow up last week’s post on mergers, it seems to look like the future of Sony/Columbia pictures is uncertain. They came in fifth last year – with only 8% of the market, and their entertainment boss is leaving to be chairman of Snap Inc. (Snapchat). Sony/Columbia is in a place of limbo now. They… Continue reading Can Emoji’s save Sony?
In the 1976 film Network, directer Sidney Lumet uses a man named Howard Biele, working a “fourth” network to satirizes the television media business and how the future of television will be reality TV and constant company buy-outs. In 1986, the Fox network was created (the “fourth” network) and soon after came COPS, the “first” reality… Continue reading “Network”predicts the future
This blog will strive to form a narrative about film and the ways various forms of media interact with it. Film is a form of media that has been around since the 1890’s when the motion picture camera was invented. Since the invention of the motion picture camera, people of all varying talent have used… Continue reading A Short Intro