curation, editing, audiovisual, digital storytelling
Not so long ago, producing a cleverly edited high-definition movie and distributing it worldwide was a only available to specialists using expensive, rarified tools. Now it is available to most people who own a phone.
What does professional media production entail, when widely available amateur tools are ubiquitous, high quality, and easy to use? Who saves all our media, and for how long? What's in it for them? And as we take these tools increasingly for granted, what massive technical and economic forces have we elided?