Film is big business. We track its annual contribution to the "entertainment" sector in billions of dollars. But film is much more than simply entertainment. Film, it turns out, is an ideal catalyst for change.
This week I released via YouTube -- in an attempt to make it some type of "of the people, for the people" -- my documentary We the Tiny House People: Small Homes, Tiny Flats & Wee Shelters in the New and Old World.
There are no more movie stars. I blame TMZ and its reality show brethren, who have taken all the mystery out of celebrity. In movie-making, like pretty much every other business, the paradigm has changed, and we must respond accordingly.
Bringing some much-needed positive energy to a country wracked by economic woes, the theme of this year's TEDx event was disruption. From politics to storm chasing to filmmaking; how do we change the rules of the game?