StepIn 2019

Under the heading What Are We Afraid Of?, the 2019 edition addressed some of the main “fears” haunting the film industry. Chief among these is the worry over whether independent filmmaking will continue to be relevant, both as an art form and as entertainment. But there are many related concerns: what does the future hold for production and theatrical distribution of independent product, especially foreign-language films? What will be the impact of streaming platforms and new technologies?