Empowering Film Artists: Creating Hope for the Future of Cinema
Supporting Films, Cultivating Diverse Talent, and Preserving Human Creativity
If you’ve been following the Hollywood writer and actor strikes, most of the news coming out of that terrible situation is difficult to read. Some of it is studio propaganda to create fear, so that makes it even more difficult. Other articles are truth of the demise of culture, art, film, and TV — and, of course, the rise of AI.
While it is important to know the facts and to fight for art, culture, and cinema (I too have been on the picket lines), it is also important to have hope. I’m not talking about the type of hope that is just words, though that is important. I’m talking about hope-in-action.
This post is about how to create that hope-in-action so that you don’t feel like all is lost and swallowed in a sea of bad news.
First, know that art is necessary and will survive
At the core of the actor and writer strikes is the belief that humans need to do the creating, not AI. Humans want to know that humans have created the art, that it comes from the human experience. More and more of hu…
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