This is an extraordinary time for people with a desire to make things.
Everyone has the power to broadcast, publish or distribute whatever their imaginations conceive. Technology is making creativity more accessible – products can get to market easier, stories can be told to more people and businesses can be built quicker. If you have an idea for an audience, there is nothing, absolutely nothing, to stop you from reaching them.
Sixty years ago, to reach their audience, a filmmaker required expensive and complex camera equipment, reels of 35mm film – of which 1,000 feet provided 11 minutes of footage – and a lab to process and cut the negative to be shipped to theatres worldwide.
Today the modest tools required are a digital camera, ...