Cuarón speaks at Campus Party

2 Nov

Spanish broadcaster RTVE reports from San Salvador: Alfonso Cuarón spoke this past week at Campus Party Iberoamérica to share his views on the future of film and technology. Casting piracy in the same light as those who profit millions in the distribution of media, he identified such applications as mobile phones among those 21st century tools that enable young creators to make movies (though he does not believe they will ever completely displace “the Batmans of the world,” i.e. conventional big cinema). Cuarón also took an opportunity to send a message to the leaders meeting at the 28th Ibero-American Summit on the theme of “Youth and Development,” declaring that it is not their responsibility to provide the solutions, but “the platforms upon which new generations can create new modes of cinema, society, and communication. Read more.

Also check out Pixel y Dixel’s Flickr photostream featuring photos from Campus Party.

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