CreativeFuture is a proud sponsor of the 2014 Horizon Award – a new annual scholarship awarded to talented, up-and-coming female directors. The winner of the award will receive $10,000 and a trip to the Sundance Film Festival in January, where she will have the opportunity to have her work viewed... Read more

On September 7, the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) hosted a panel discussion with film industry experts on new digital distribution strategies and the importance of intellectual property to filmmaking. The panel included Edward Humphrey, Director of Digital, British Film Institute; Christine Vachon, Principal/Producer, Killer Films (Boys Don’t Cry, One... Read more

By Ruth Vitale It’s a frequently asked question when I am speaking at conferences, universities, and film festivals: Why is it so hard to find legal content? I hear it from creative professionals who have come across websites they cannot be sure are legal, parents who want their kids to... Read more

By CreativeFuture “Matt Mason must have a guilty conscience,” CreativeFuture Executive Director Ruth Vitale wrote today in a Billboard Magazine op-ed, while challenging BitTorrent to use some of its technical know-how to combat the misuse of its protocol for piracy. Last week, Mason made the laughable claim that his company... Read more

Last Sunday, The New York Times ran an article on Hana Beshara, the founder of the pirate website NinjaVideo who was convicted for conspiracy and criminal copyright infringement and served 16 months in prison. The story raised more than a few eyebrows for its sympathetic treatment of Beshara, whose only... Read more