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SampoMedia Insight reports published

October 30, 2013

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Two reports from SampoMedia on the impact of day-and-date releasing of films have been published by the British Film Institute (BFI). The reports cover the innovative releases of A Late Quartet and What Maisie Knew, by Curzon Film World in the UK. In each case, the films were released simultaneously in cinemas and on VOD […]

Creative economy lacks fresh ‘isms’

June 18, 2013

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This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. One of the highlights of Cannes this year was a sparsely attended event at the UK Pavilion. Film-maker and critic Mark Cousins offered a typically personal and eclectic look at the story of film, drawing in influences from post-impressionist art to mathematics, writes Michael […]

Connecting audiences: the story remains the same

April 26, 2013

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The stories remain the same, it is the way we tell them that changes, suggested pioneering cross-media storyteller Lance Weiler in his  keynote at the Film Agency for Wales’ Audience Connect event in Cardiff. The idea that there are universal human needs, including a basic hunger for stories, ought to be at the core of any […]

Gothenburg lecture. Part Three

February 15, 2013

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The first two parts of this report suggested that the essential task of the content industries, and particularly film, was to find new ways to engage consumers. They suggested that changes in consumer demand and developments in technology and social networking both necessitated a change of approach, and created many of the tools that made […]

Gothenburg lectures. Part Two

February 8, 2013

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Part one of this three-part series looked at the changing market conditions that might drive producers to actively seek new revenues and a broad outline of the need for fundamental change to adapt to audiences. In this second section, we consider some of the factors affecting the development of new models and revenue sources for […]