We publish a lot of content here at CreativeFuture, on all manner of topics related to piracy, copyright, and the fight for the rights of creatives in the digital age. These are massively complex and difficult topics, and sometimes it becomes necessary to step back for a moment and think... Read more

If anyone knows what makes a great film festival, it’s Jackie Tepper. Since getting her start in the entertainment industry 30 years ago, Jackie Tepper has been around the world travelling to festivals in search of great independent films as an acquisitions executive. But for the past 15 years, Tepper... Read more

We’ve covered several U.S. cities in our roundups, but this summer, our attention was drawn irresistibly abroad to the world’s oldest film festival. It takes place every year as part of La Biennale di Venezia, a months-long celebration featuring cinema, dance, music, and theatre, as well as either art or... Read more

To show the enormity of Meta’s content moderation oversights, we’ve prepared an interactive quiz. Guess whether each of the following items describes posts that Meta leaves up or takes down – regardless of what the terms of service may say. If you, too, are outraged by the answers, then let’s... Read more

Welcome back to our series of arts roundups! Lately, they have each focused on an American city, but we’re taking a break to share staff picks again. Since we haven’t had any takers on the offer to cover knock-knock jokes or decorative pillow-making, this week’s category is a classic artform... Read more

Although another Slamdance Film Festival has come and gone, we are always awestruck by all the astonishing talent on display. This year’s short film candidates for the CreativeFuture Innovation Award featured mesmerizing imagery, heartfelt stories, and innovative styles. But what ultimately won our hearts this year was Hannah Saidiner’s My... Read more

In our last arts roundup, we asked you to guess what city we’d feature next, hinting that its name could be abbreviated in as many letters as NYC. Since so many places go by their three-letter airport codes, you may have been waiting in great suspense. Or not … Today,... Read more

Logging on to our Zoom call from an all-glass conference room, journalist Richard Rushfield waves hello and adjusts his translucent sunglasses. He has certainly earned the right to look like journalism’s Tony Stark – Rushfield has been covering the entertainment industry for over twenty years and he’s written for several... Read more

Here at CreativeFuture, we often write about the widespread theft of film and television shows. Since they are such vital cultural and economic exports for the United States, we are in a constant state of shock at how our film and television industry is undercut by global piracy. But there... Read more

One Friday in April, piracy sites went missing from the search engine DuckDuckGo’s index. “Holy sh*t!” we thought. “Has DuckDuckGo decided to step up and help the creatives whose livelihoods are harmed by widespread piracy? Could they be a shining example of accountability amidst an irresponsible group of Silicon Valley... Read more