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 "Fox" Bonilla has been a user experience designer, software developer, and digital strategist collaborating with some of the most successful and high-tech organizations in the world. Fox is a co-founder and the Chief Technology Officer at Baltu Technologies where he is helping create next generation workforce development tools. Fox started Unified Pop Theory with his friends in attempt to bookmark and comment on novel intersections of technology, science, and the arts. Fox 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. Fox can be reached on LinkedIn and Twitter.

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