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In recent years, the film industry has embraced a number of new technologies. From streaming services to virtual reality, filmmakers have had to adapt or risk being left behind. Now, it appears that the industry is on the verge of seeing a rise in popularity for using non-fungible tokens, otherwise known as NFTs.

NFTs have the potential to revolutionise the film industry. With the rise of blockchain technology, it was only a matter of time before the film industry started to take notice.

Ideal Insight recently spoke to Julian Anderson, Immersive Experience Creator of Dark Hot Matter, who explained that the technology can be used to create unique experiences for viewers and to generate new revenue streams for filmmakers. He said:

“What’s interesting about NFTs is the broad real-world use cases enabled by the underpinning blockchain technology. For the film production process, NFTs could be used to generate funds for the film from an invested community of token holders”

With that in mind, let’s take explore how else NFTs could potentially change the film industry:

Finance Projects Assistance

NFTs can be used as a form of crowdfunding for film projects. By selling NFTs associated with a film, filmmakers can raise money to finance their project. This could be done in a number of ways, such as selling an NFT that gives the holder access to exclusive behind-the-scenes content or offering an NFT that allows the holder to be a character in the film.

It’s rather interesting that a renowned filmmaker Adam Benzine would put up for auction ten NFTs from his 2015 documentary feature named Claude Lanzmann: Spectres of the Shoah.

This could be a great way for independent filmmakers to get their projects off the ground without having to rely on traditional methods. It would be a new way of financing projects and could help to get more films made. Despite not potentially taking off  right away,  it’s still an interesting idea.

Making Films More Immersive

Following on from what Julian Anderson said, the metaverse is going to change the way we view films. NFTs will play a big role in this, as they can be used to create more immersive experiences and potentially allow viewers to become part of the storytelling experience.

For example, an NFT could be used to unlock a virtual reality version of a film or to access interactive content that allows the viewer to influence the outcome of the film. This would make films more personal and could potentially lead to a more engaged audience. It would be interesting to see how this plays out in the future.

 

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Access to the Collaborative Economy

The collaborative economy is a new way of doing business that is based on sharing resources and knowledge. NFTs could be used to create a more collaborative approach to filmmaking.

By doing so, they are giving filmmakers access to the capital they need to make their films, and giving audiences a new way to support the films they love. In the future, NFTs could become an essential part of the film industry ecosystem, providing a new way for filmmakers to finance their projects and connect with audiences.

Conclusion

So, what’s the verdict? Are we ready to see a future where NFTs reign supreme in the film industry? It seems that Hollywood is finally starting to come around to the idea of using blockchain technology and digital assets to revolutionize how movies are made and shared.

But it will still be some time before this becomes a reality. In the meantime, we can all sit back and watch as this industry slowly starts to change.

 

Kossi Adzo is the editor and author of Startup.info. He is software engineer. Innovation, Businesses and companies are his passion. He filled several patents in IT & Communication technologies. He manages the technical operations at Startup.info.

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