Open-source foresight project on future media

2020 Media Futures is an ambitious, multi-industry strategic foresight project designed to understand and envision what media may look like in the year 2020; what kind of cross-platform Internet environment may shape our media and entertainment in the coming decade; and how our firms and organizations can take action today toward capturing and maintaining positions of national and international leadership.

Explore Scenarios for 2020

Ministry of Investment is a commercially driven, risk-averse environment dominated by the two biggest telemedia conglomerates in the country, who move in lock step with each other.


Review Research Findings

To inform our scenarios, 2020 Media Futures commissioned Nordicity and Gabe Sawhney to develop a Delphi Survey of Critical Uncertainties in the book, magazine, music, film, TV, interactive, convergent, and transmedia industries.


Watch Industry Interviews

“In Canada, we have great access to subsidies, tax credits, seed financing.... We are actually the envy of a lot of other countries in the world. For instance, US TV producers don’t often own the copyright to their own shows for cable TV, whereas Canadian do... If we can leverage some of those advantages, we can make content on a global scale.” –Allan Novak, Independent Producer