Yesterday, lawmakers on Capitol Hill called upon leaders in the advertising community to take more concrete steps to prevent advertisements from appearing on illegal pirate sites, a major source of their funding. In a letter to the Association of National Advertisers (ANA), the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB), and the American... Read more

Today on KPCC’s Airtalk with Larry Mantle, CreativeFuture’s Executive Director Ruth Vitale participated in a lively discussion about the value of creativity, the harm caused by for-profit pirate websites, and the need for members of the creative community to speak out with one collective voice. Click here to hear a... Read more

CreativeFuture has partnered with Slamdance On the Road as a Presenting Sponsor to showcase new and emerging artists, filmmakers, and storytellers at events across the country over the coming year. The tour continued last night in Los Angeles, with CreativeFuture’s Executive Director, Ruth Vitale, and Slamdance co-founder, Peter Baxter, on... Read more

By Chris Ortman Be sure to catch this article by Michael Cieply in today’s New York Times on CreativeFuture’s efforts to build a vibrant digital future that better serves audiences, artists, and all who create for a living. CreativeFuture is a broad-based creative community coalition that seeks cooperation and common... Read more

By Ruth Vitale In case you missed it over the weekend, the Los Angeles Times ran a letter to the editor on Saturday in response to its editorial from March 24 on copyright reform and the cumbersome notice-and-takedown process. The letter is from Michael Kelly, Executive Director at the Los... Read more

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CreativeFuture has partnered with Slamdance On the Road as a Presenting Sponsor to showcase new and emerging artists, filmmakers, and storytellers at events across the country over the coming year – beginning with a screening last night in New York City.   Post by CreativeFuture. “Slamdance On The Road is... Read more

Posted by Chris Ortman What better night to celebrate creativity than Oscar night? Tonight, during the 2014 Academy Awards, join CreativeFuture in a conversation about the value of creativity – and the contributions of so many creative artists to great films that inspire, challenge, entertain and amuse. Using #InsideCreativity, we’ll... Read more

By Chris Ortman A new report from the Digital Citizens Alliance, conducted by MediaLink LLC, details the windfall profits that illegal, for-profit pirate sites collect from legitimate advertisers. The findings, based on a sample of nearly 600 sites, reveal that the most heavily trafficked pirate sites make upwards of $6... Read more