When E3 was happening, Eric Garcetti mentioned that video games may be added to the CA Tax Incentives that film get. How great!
From being heavily featured in Microsoft and Sony Media Briefings and having their own sections on the floor of those big gaming companies, indie titles have come a long way at E3. Though some are still banished off to the side to the small section like IndieCade—a promoter of indie titles and a game festival held in Culver City—they might one day be part of the big players table and some already are.
Saatchi Art is hosting a big panel discussion called Art & Technology about what is next in the digital age in relationship to art. It’s happening June 12!
Coming July 17 is an event called Wearable Tech LA, a showing of exactly that. Sounds neat!
This is interesting: in the eighties, Los Angeles Times Magazine did a story on what LA will be like in 2013. It’s a pretty crazy story!