Nowadays affordable hardware and sometimes even free software can allow anyone to make music, movies or design to a professional standard. Digitized works which can then be posted/distributed work online for everyone hear and see, to be discovered by a label, or to carve out a career as an independent creative professional.
Digital technology is increasingly offering exciting prospects for anyone with a desire to be creative, but with a surge of creative expression how will the creative landscape change? What happens if everyone wants to be creative, when the audience becomes the musician, when the consumers become the designers?
What will be the consequences of the democratization of the creative process?
The documentary “PressPausePlay” (below) examines this new creative phenomenon.