Screenwriter James V. Hart opines on the difference between honorable and dishonorable pirates. James V. Hart writes about pirates – the eye patch and peg leg kind, not the ones that host stolen creative works on ever-changing website domains. The screenwriter, whose lengthy credits include Hook, was on Capitol Hill... Read more

Ninja Thyberg won the Student Visionary Award at the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival in April for her film, ‘Catwalk’. At the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival in April, CreativeFuture sponsored the Student Visionary Award and presented it to filmmaker Ninja Thyberg. Recently, CreativeFuture caught up with the Stockholm-based filmmaker to discuss... Read more

Vincent Dhan of Aurora, Illinois, is the Grand Prize winner of CreativeFuture’s Contribute to Creativity VidCon Video Contest. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 7, 2015 LOS ANGELES – Today, CreativeFuture announced the winners of the Contribute to Creativity VidCon Video Contest. The contest was launched last month in partnership with Maker... Read more

Mainstream media outlets are finally starting to recognize and report on the significant role that search engines play in facilitating online piracy. Netflix is one of the most popular and accessible video distribution networks on the planet – providing convenient, on-demand access to select films and televisions shows for more... Read more

CreativeFuture has partnered with Maker Studios to invite aspiring artists to submit short creative videos for a chance to win a trip to VidCon. One of the most exciting recent developments in the creative industries has been the rise of the YouTube Star – emerging artists who are creating their... Read more

The extraordinary engineers and thinkers who are making content available are also capable of coming up with ingenious ways of keeping creative content safe. A major news narrative coming out of last month’s boxing match between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao was about the use of Periscope by some fans... Read more

In 2014, nearly 600 pirate sites generated an estimated $209 million in revenue from advertising alone – a significant portion coming from major brands. From Amazon to Zappos and hundreds in between, brands that have become trusted, household names around the world are also some of the biggest contributors of... Read more

Study shows advertising is a key source of funding for 88% of the top 250 most popular pirate sites in the European Union. Since advertising leaders created the initiative in June 2014, CreativeFuture has been closely following the industry’s efforts to bring greater accountability to the advertising ecosystem, including preventing the... Read more