So, you jumped onboard the latest social media fad, posting AI-generated portraits from the app Lensa? We hate to burst your #trending bubble, but you shouldn’t have – not if you care about creative rights. Admittedly, we can’t blame you too much. As often happens online, you thought you were... Read more

If you happen to follow CreativeFuture on social media, you will see that we travel from our Los Angeles office to Washington, D.C. four or so times each year with creative teams from films or television shows. Ever wonder why we do that? It’s not because the copyright gods require... Read more

In August 2022, Meta launched an interactive AI tool called BlenderBot. As the name suggests, it generates text by remixing online content. In other words, it’s the latest Big Tech product built on infringement in the name of innovation. Comparing earlier language generators to BlenderBot, Vox reported it’s unbelievably crappy.... Read more

Dear Members, Friends, and Family, We’ve been a very good nonprofit coalition this year. Well, okay, we’ve occasionally been pretty damn naughty. But the targets of our ire richly deserve it! We’re sure you’ll agree upon reviewing our Timelines of Scandal and Strife. News alert: Silicon Valley is still just... Read more

Like many people around the world, we’re devastated by the brutal invasion of Ukraine. After a history of oppression by Russia and other foreign powers, Ukrainians risk once again losing their independence, hard-won in 1991. In solidarity with Ukraine, many Europeans reportedly have been taking cold showers, which reduces Russia’s... Read more

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