Will NFTs be the Future of Film Finance

By Ariane Lindsay NFTs, Non-Fungible Tokens, are beginning to make their way into the film industry. Because the concept is relatively new, it remains unclear where this may lead. According to The Guardian, Niels Juul, executive producer of Martin Scorsese’s film The Irishman, is making the first feature film funded fully by NFTs. Juul “has…

A Brief Social Analysis of the Modern Concept of Multiculturalism

By Edoardo Turco All over the world, events of violence and clashes between different ethnic groups due mainly to the propaganda rhetoric of the sovereigntists have brought the problem of multiculturalism and integration back into sharp relief. This is certainly not a new or Brexit- related problem in British society. Since the end of the…

Hollywood Film Strike Likely Averted

By Ariane Lindsay In recent weeks, behind-the-scenes production workers in film and television have threatened to strike. Strikes rarely occur in the film industry; the last major labor protest was organized by the Writers Guild of America in 2007-08. Members of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) are dedicated to their craft and…

Utility and Beauty: The Strange Bedfellows of Novel Indulgence

By Hanabi S Blackmoor “A house that has been experienced is not an inert box”–Gaston Bachelard, The Poetics of Space What is the relationship between utility and beauty? Or more specifically, what is the relationship between economics and art? These questions arise when investigating the current conversations on Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) in the art market….