Summer Digest: Future of Media

Amanda and Alex catch up and think big in this supersized podcast. We pull out key themes that emerged in the Future of Digital Media Businesses talks and Alex's interviews with theater executives. Amanda hints at some new preliminary thinking and uses Alex's insights from the theater industry to reimagine a future for film. 

The Future of the Film Industry -- A Talk by Dan Herbert

This is the last of four special episodes recorded at the Future of Digital Media Businesses Symposium hosted by the University of Michigan. In this episode, Dan Herbert, Associate Professor in the Department of Screen Arts and Cultures at the University of Michigan explores how digitization has affected the film industry.

The Future of the Television Industry--A Talk by Amanda Lotz

This is the third of four special episodes recorded at the Future of Digital Media Businesses Symposium hosted by the University of Michigan. In this episode, Amanda Lotz, Professor of Media Studies at the University of Michigan and Fellow at the Peabody Media Center, explores how digitization has affected the television industry.

The Future of the Book Publishing Industry--A Talk by John B. Thompson

This is the second of four special episodes recorded at the Future of Digital Media Businesses Symposium hosted by the University of Michigan. In this episode, John B. Thompson, Professor of Sociology at the University of Cambridge and Fellow of Jesus College, Cambridge, explores how digitization has affected the book publishing industry.