“What’s the big idea?”
That’s something people used to say in Hollywood movies in the 1940s.
“Say, what’s the big idea?”
Big ideas transform society and bring about pivotal changes: the personal computer, the cell phone, time travel—wait. What year is this? Oh right, we don’t have that yet.
Filmmaking, media creation, or whatever you want to call it has been with us for more than 100 years. However, it’s been only in the past 10 years or so that the overwhelming majority of people gained access to equipment good enough to create and distribute their own work without the need for expensive rentals or the approval of some executive body, whether that be a production company, a movie studio, ...