There is a lot about 2020 that has been unprecedented. While this pandemic isn’t the first in human history, the entertainment industry has never grappled with anything on this scale before, and it’s safe to assume that it will never be the same again. Film festivals were canceled. Productions were shut down. Studios went to war with exhibitors and it’s unclear if they’ll ever see eye to eye. How does one parse a year overloaded with so much upheaval? Screen Talk is here to help. In this special episode (recorded last week), Eric Kohn and Anne Thompson provide their list of the 10 ways that 2020 changed the film industry — with some additional predictions about how 2021 might go.
Watch the full episode above or listen to it below.