Tech Innovation & Cinema
Welcome to your first aggregator of the latest trends and experiments in the world of new, immersive technologies applied to the cinema space. From AI to blockchain and everything in between!
Go through these resources one by one or filter by the type you’re most interested in (e.g. AI or Web3) and start learning about what’s new and disruptive in our industry.
Unlocking Possibilities: the AI-Web3 Convergence [and what it means for the cinema industry]
Explore the dynamic convergence of AI and web3 technologies, and discover how these two transformative forces can reshape the entertainment industry.
Artificial Intelligence unwrapped: Transforming the cinema industry [Part Two]
The second part of DX’s two part series on AI explores how this new technology has already and will continue to impact the cinema industry.
Anthony Hopkins’ Metaverse Debut Sells Out in Seven Minutes
Anthony Hopkins is one of the few actors that has ventured into a project in the metaverse. This article explores how his film sold out in 7 minutes and how this live industry test performed.
Artificial Intelligence unwrapped: The key things you need to know [Part One]
We hear about AI at every step, with new tools being launched daily. Of course, the cinema industry is no stranger to it. But, in order to understand the implications of this new technology, we first need to explore what it means.
5 Ways Artificial Intelligence is already changing Cinema
Artificial Intelligence is allowing automation to be faster, broader and more disruptive than ever before. We’ve long been confident that creativity is the one aspect of human nature that would be impossible to be performed by machines, but it takes just a quick glance at recent AI advancements to realize that the next Spielbergs and da Vincis might be made of silicon.
How AI is Revolutionising the Film Industry – and What it Means for the Future
Artificial intelligence (AI) is quickly becoming a game-changer in the film industry. This article explores the many benefits to using AI in filmmaking as well as points out potential downsides that need to be considered.
Tribeca Festival is Collaborating with the Cryptocurrency Excahnge OKX to Launch their first NFT
This limited-release offering, grants pass holders access to visionaries and events across creativity and technology. As a pass holder, you will receive pre-sale ticket selection to Festival screenings, special admission to invite-only events and parties, such as the annual awards ceremony with Robert De Niro, and other one-of-a-kind experiences at the Tribeca Festival, June 7-18, 2023.
LALA is the newest live collectibles marketplace to link the film industry to web3
LALA is the first of its kind digital collectibles marketplace for fans to access, collect and own portions of their favorite movies and shows while enjoying curated experiences and building communities. LALA was founded in 2022 by Hiram Vazquez and launched in 2023 with $3M in funding led by Alexis Ohanian’s venture capital fund Seven Seven Six.
Hollywood's Incremental and Exponential Opportunities in Web3
For the past year, many major consumer brands have launched web3 initiatives. And more follow every month. Some of these initiatives have proven more successful than others. Some have seemed more thought through. And there is an apparent correlation between those two observations. Martin Berg, CEO of DX, explores this further in his latest refection piece.
Cinemark Offers Movie Club Platinum Members a Free, Exclusive, Limited Edition NFT
Cinemark is one of the few cinema chains to have done a live test with nfts. This article explores what was done, how, and the potential future outcomes.
How cinemas can tap into the potential of nft ticketing
Live event ticketing is exploring utilizing NFTs to solve long-term sales issues and unlock potential new marketing and fan engagement opportunities. Cinemas can learn from the live event industry’s experiments about how to deliver exclusive experiences for their audiences.
The future of entertainment: major studios and the metaverse
Recently, major studios have been partnering with studios to give away NFTs with films like "Top Gun: Maverick" and "Thor: Love and Thunder." But why are studios just giving away NFTs when some have been selling for millions of dollars? We’re all testing the waters for the future of entertainment experiences, and here at DX we are thinking about the future of filmmaking and #web3 and how that will impact cinemas. Spoiler alert: cinemas can be a key partners in this new frontier of storytelling. Read on to learn why the major studios are experimenting with NFTs and web3, and how cinemas can be an essential part of the future of storytelling.
How web3 is creating community-driven content
There has been much speculation about the technology that will bring web3 and metaverse into reality. However, community-driven content will be the engine that will introduce web3 to users around the world. How can cinema tap into the next phase of web3 entertainment?
Own your next superhero
Beneath the surface of the animal profile pictures embodying the rise of NFTs, some significant innovations are happening in the entertainment industry. Wouldn’t it be cool if you could own your next superhero? In this post, CEO Martin Berg explores how that’ll be possible in the future, as new media companies are exploring things like decentralized IP, community-driven storytelling, and new media formats and mediums.
What is the Metaverse and why you should care?
DX explores what the metaverse is and why the cinema industry should care.
Korea’s CGV First to Open Cinema in Metaverse
Celluloid Junkie explores the live test that CGV in Korea did by opening a cinema in the metaverse.
China’s film industry cozies up to the Metaverse
In November 2022, attendees from China’s film, tech, and cultural sectors met at the 35th China Golden Rooster Award & Hundred Flowers Film https://www.zgjjbhdyj.com/film_index.html, where a topic of discussion was how metaverse technologies can play a bigger role in Chinese filmmaking.
Metaverse Cinema & TV: What Will The Metaverse Mean For The Future of Cinema & TV?
This exploratory article focuses on the metaverse and the impact it will have on the cinema and television industries.
Film3: Redefining filmmaking in the Web3 era
An exploratory piece about the evolution of the behind the scenes that goes into making a film and the impact that web3 will have on the process.
Ready or Not, here comes web3: How the internet’s next evolution is shaping Hollywood’s future
This article explores what web3 is and all that it entails, from nfts to the metaverse, and what it could all mean for the future of Hollywood.
Web3 x Hollywood: Can NFTs usher in a New Golden Age of cinema?
Mark Fielding journeys through the nascent film3 sector and, scouting both innovation and areas on which to improve, explores the ways that film and web3 have the potential to be a truly impactful and innovative combination.
CGR’s Loyalty Program and NFTs
CGR is launching in a partnership with Tailor; a company specializing in NFT ticketing, the first free NFT collection to reward its most regular viewers.
How Web3 could impact the film and television industries
An exploratory piece about the potential that web3 brings for both film and television industries.
A New Web3 Film Is an Experiment in Real-Time Audience Participation
An exploratory piece about about the creators economy that web3 presents and the audience participation that would empower for the film industry.
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