By Larry Jordan (doddleNEWS)
Last night, our podcast – the Digital Production Buzz – discussed the trends to watch for 2018. During the show, we heard lots of opinions on where the future is taking us.
Our analysts are pretty well agreed on the growth of machine learning, HDR and Augmented Reality, though AR doesn’t provide many opportunities at the moment for filmmakers. And machine learning will take several years to find its place.
We are split on the long-term prospects for VR and 8K, and hopeful that recent improvements in diversity throughout our industry will continue.
The Cloud remains a question mark – absolutely necessary in some cases and overhyped in others.
In other words, the coming year will be a combination of good and bad news – where much of what happens will be obscured until the dust settles a bit.
Read more of Larry’s look ahead to 2018 here.