I’ve been involved in the media industry for close to 30 years already (yup, that number is a bit scary, I admit). Granted, I started out at a very young age. Still, I’ve been creating and producing stuff for most platforms you could think of, from publishing to radio, from TV to online, from mobile…Read more It’s going down – the struggle to adapt to a Brave New World
As readers of this blog might’ve noticed, I’m somewhat focused on where we’re heading, especially with regards to the world of media. As almost everything is becoming media-ized, and as media itself is making its way into more and more facets of our daily lives, I believe we’re heading into partly promising but at the…Read more Snake oil and divine opportunities – how media is evolving
It's that time of the year again. Time to take stock of the year that was, and take a look at the year that we're currently heading into. And what a time to be alive, at least if you have any interest in the world of media... for good and for bad. There have been…Read more The Year in Now Media 2018
We’ve been talking about the content industry being in a state of flux for as long as I can remember now. Every month there has been a new disruption doing away with the old and introducing the new, bringing with it a slew of experts, producers, startups and projects. There has been almost no escape,…Read more Change we can believe in
Michel Reilhac has a long and distinguished career in all forms of art and media. I met him the first time at one of the Pixel Labs, while he was leading the film strategy for ARTE France. He was recently appointed CEO of Dutch production house Submarine. Here are his thoughts on what 2016 amounted…Read more Shaping the new art form – virtual reality in 2017
I’ve spent the last few days on the sunny Riviera, immersing myself in MIPFormats, MIPDigital and MIPTV, the biggest market places around when it comes to TV content and, nowadays, increasingly online and mobile and social content as well. I was even invited to take part in a panel, which was interesting – I’ve never…Read more Evolution is around the corner – but when will we turn it?
Some weeks ago, having just returned from summer vacation, I wrote a piece on what I termed ”The Great Narrative”. My point was simply that stories matter, and the stories we choose to tell and the way we choose to tell them matter even more. This goes doubly for the world of today, when the…Read more The Great Narrative pt II