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Today's film industry

Today's film industry

The film industry is at a tipping point. Traditional studios are under threat of being shouldered out by their competitors. Sequels take precedence over original content, projects struggle without bankable stars.

Yet, it has never been a better time to work in cinema, especially if you belong to the underserved demographic.

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Streaming services following in the footsteps of Netflix, have revolutionized the way we consume visual media.

  • Despite the boycotts by major cinema chains, they also succeeded in democratizing the movie business, because they can take more risks. They release more films and are free ...

  • The Time’s Up movement is making strides to eliminate gender-based discrimination at every stage of the film-making process.
  • It has established a mentorship programme for aspiring producers from socio-economically disadvantaged households.
  • The 4 Percent Challenge, encourag...

Young, white, heterosexual men are not held up anymore as the ‘ideal’ consumers.

Now, people of all backgrounds want to see themselves represented on the screen. Motion pictures have made a turn and and serve a bigger audience than ever before.

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