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

Drivers of change are underlying causal forces at work within systems. 2020 Media Futures held Industry Roundtable sessions with representatives from Ontario’s Creative Cluster to uncover these drivers.


Watch Industry Interviews

“We may see new delivery systems...from health care and biotech...mashed up with entertainment. What kind of possibilities open up? The entertainment experience of the future, I think, is that you don’t pay $15 to sit in an IMAX theatre with people you don’t like. You pay $25 to take the little pill that lets you live inside Avatar for a day and a half.” –Trevor Haldenby, Digital content producer, graduate student