WHETHER you celebrate on January 1 or another date (Chinese New Year is just around the corner) - New Year’s is a reflection of new beginnings, new hopes, and new commitments to change.
In 2013, media achieved some amazing milestones and shed some of the trappings of tradition that has held it back from fully embracing the digital age. Among those milestones, the mythology of film’s presumed hierarchy over television gave way, talent and money crossed freely between film and TV, media companies posted record earnings as a result of changes brought on by the Golden Age of Television, and Netflix taught us in more ways than one that embracing the digital age can only spur more creativity and more revenues.
So how can we top 2013? Here are a few suggestions for a new and better 2014 media world.
*WOMEN AND CREATIVITY – It’s wonderful to see that Jane Campion has been named the jury president of the 2014 Cannes Film Festival but hard to believe that we still... read more...