Directors Spielberg and Lucas Predict ‘Massive Implosion’ in Film Industry

Yesterday on June 13, 2013, The Verge’s Brian Bishop published a story with the provocative headline “Steven Spielberg and George Lucas predict ‘massive implosion’ in film industry”. The article covers a panel discussion held at the University of Southern California by directors George Lucas and Steven Speilberg and Microsoft’s President of Interactive Entertainment Don Mattrick.  Quickly, their predictions include $50-100 trips to high-end movie theaters, diversification of content on television, and an indie emphasis on publishing content directly to the internet first. Similar concepts were echoed in our interview with director Amanda Bluglass. We recommend reading The Verge article.

Photo USC School of Cinematic Arts by AngryJulieMonday

Dennis Bonilla has been a user experience designer, software developer, and digital strategist. Dennis is a co-founder and the Chief Technology Officer at Baltu Technologies. Dennis created Unified Pop Theory with his friends in attempt to bookmark and comment on novel intersections of technology, science, and the arts. Dennis is a trend finder and idea maker who is inspired by individuals that believe the world can be changed one great project at a time. Dennis can be reached on LinkedIn, Twitter, and Instagram.

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