The Reinvent Hollywood series has wrapped and it’s clear that now is a crucial time for the film biz.
In the six episodes now available on Fandor, Ted Hope has gathered independent film industry influencers together to lay the groundwork for a system that works creatively, legally and monetarily from every corner, asking:
Part good-natured debate, part interactive think tank and part dream conference panel, each episode of Reinvent Hollywood took place in an open Google Hangout, with dialogue spilling over into Twitter (using #reinventors). Full-length videos offer a 90-minute deep dive into the subject, and the recaps present condensed highlights from the roundtables. Each finds the anchor and participants bringing a spectrum of views and experience to bear on tackling a different piece of the independent film industry. Take a look at the topics and take a crash course in the future of Indie Film on Fandor!
The Form: As feature film loses its dominant position, what will follow?
The Artists: How do we enable the most diverse range of artists and creative work in a globalized marketplace?
Writer & director (The Lunchbox), Founder & editor of Women and Hollywood, Screenwriter & film director, Chief film critic at Variety, President at Gamechanger Films & independent film producer
The Audience: How will audiences and their involvement with cinema evolve with increased digital access – from crowdfunding to social engagement?
The Business: What are the most promising business models for better serving artists, audiences, and society?
The Festivals, Schools, & Non-Profits: How may non-profits, film schools, and festivals fill the critical gaps in an emerging new system?