Photo by Lorelyn Medina

Photo by Lorelyn Medina

By Ruth Vitale, CreativeFuture CEO Having released over 100 films, (as I like to say – from the ridiculous to the sublime) including Dirty Dancing, Gummo, and Hustle & Flow, I’m very familiar with all the moving parts behind a production. It’s not an easy task to get it done.... Read more

Photo by Carlos Somonte When I was 19 years old and just out of high school, I read about Gloria Trevi, the controversial “Mexican Madonna.” This would be the beginning of an epic 10-year journey for me to get the film on the big screen. Being Swiss, I had never... Read more

Photo by Spider Photography

Photo by Spider Photography

By Robin Sax This article originally appeared on Psychology Today. I am a lawyer and I love movies.  You may be thinking, “Of course. That makes sense – what else does an attorney do to unwind?” While I do love zoning out watching other people’s lives unfold via movies, these two parts... Read more

Photo by Mark Carrel

Photo by Mark Carrel

By Michael D. Smith and Rahul Telang As researchers at Carnegie Mellon University, we are primarily concerned with data and evidence. Unfortunately, when it comes to piracy and its impact on creative artists, we’ve discovered that data and evidence can frequently be obscured by opinion and ideology. A significant portion... Read more

Photo by Ezume Images

Photo by Ezume Images

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 is World Intellectual Property (IP) Day, a day to celebrate the important role that creativity and artistic expression play in our cultural and economic life. This year’s theme is “Digital Creativity: Culture Reimagined.” To celebrate, we are joining the President and the Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator... Read more

CreativeFuture was part of a joint statement issued today by creative industry groups voicing their opposition to the Federal Communications Commission’s Set-Top Box Proposal, which aims to unlock the set-top box and make it susceptible to third-party applications that facilitate piracy. In addition to CreativeFuture, other groups lending their name to the joint... Read more

Photo by Adam Reynolds

Photo by Adam Reynolds

Some years ago, I wrote and self-published a book for filmmakers called “Killer Camera Rigs That You Can Build.” As I was the publisher, I was neck deep in the sales and distribution of the book. The first edition sold extremely well (this was the only book of its kind... Read more