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Independent Filmmaking and Digital Convergence by Vladan Nikolic

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6The Big Picture

Consumers demand that content be free, but then are willing to shell out thousands for the hardware to play it on. The hardware manufactures and the rights aggregators get rich and the creators get pennies.

Ted Hope, independent film producer1

In August 2015, the New York Times Magazine published Steven Johnson’s article “The Creative Apocalypse That Wasn’t,” which triggered an extraordinary flood of readers’ comments, as well as responses from other journalists and commentators. In the article, Johnson outlines the idea that, contrary to many other observers’ claims, the digital economy did not negatively affect the creative class. Tracing the development of digital technology and its impact on creative work from the appearance ...

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