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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.
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Explore Scenarios for 2020

Lords of the Cloud is a commercially driven world of rapid technological innovation and adoption, affording new configurations of media partnerships, platforms and processes.

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Review Research Findings

The 2020 Media Futures Trends Package developed by Suzanne Stein (Super Ordinary Lab, OCAD University) and Scott Smith (Changeist) presents thirty key trends for future books, magazines, music, film, TV, interactive, convergent, and transmedia.

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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