In a report (link to PDF) by the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC) on the industry outlook for motion pictures and television production regarding 2009-2010, runaway production and the shift towards (non-scripted, therefore generally non-union and low-cost) reality TV programming are mentioned as the key trends affecting the … Read More
Just as a reminder of how globally connected the creative industries are – their practices embedded in global production networks – some current information (this time all from the Media Guardian news service) on how the various industries (magazines, newspapers, TV production) in for example the … Read More
Work in the media has always been associated with the production of content – making news, advertisements, movies, music, and so on.
One of the reasons why the shift to an all-digital, always-on media landscape poses such disruptive challenges to creative industries business models as well as media workers’ sense … Read More
Fascinating interview published through the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania with Joss Whedon (Buffy, Firefly, Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog)offering suggestions of new business models in the TV/film industry. Whedon advocates models giving more agency to creatives, less power to what he describes as … Read More