We’ve made it to Episode 03 of the tech show podcast with Chris Taylor and Matt Johnston. In this episode Chris and Matt discuss initiatives that encourage creative types, whether TV is still relevant, what went wrong with Kodak and what market will the smartphone cannibalise next.
Listen to the show below or download the MP3:
00.20 What initiatives are in place to encourage local creative people to follow their dreams?
Organisations that are there to provide support include:
DCMS – Department for Culture, Media and Sport; Craft NI; Digital Circle; NI Screen; Arts Council – Creative Industries Innovation Fund.
08:40 Is TV still relevant? Chris and Matt discuss whether there are opportunities for independent film makers to distribute their own content through Internet TV channels such as YouTube, Vimeo, Netflix, Hulu instead of going down the traditional route of broadcast TV.
Check out Scattered Images which is an example of Northern Ireland film talent.
14:35 What went wrong with Kodak? Photography is booming and Kodak with annual sales of more than $4 billion has entered Chapter 11 Bankruptcy. We ask why?
22:30 What will the smartphone kill next? A mobile phone, with the onset of convergence, offers so much more to the end user than just simple calls. We ask could the mobile phone kill off the car radio?