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“The Internet In Real Time” is a must see for anyone who has pondered this question. If there is any doubt that making films NOW is something entirely different from THEN (aka before the internet), “The Internet In Real Time” should demonstrate that we are in the Era Of Distraction. Or is the Time Of Abundance Culture? Whatever we refer to it, it demonstrates the challenge is now one of time allocation and prioritization. With so many things coming at everyone, how do we get them to watch our work? Maybe a good start is to stop reading this post and watch a movie instead.
Beanie Barnes has a MUST READ post up on Salon “America’s Next Wal-Mart: The Indie Film Industry“. Although Beanie primarily focuses on over-supply/grand abundance as the primary problem, the link-filled post captures many of the challenges we all now face — especially sustainability on a personal level. And the article is not just [...]