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[–]Mnemonic 1 insightful - 1 fun1 insightful - 0 fun2 insightful - 1 fun -  (5 children)

Yes, it would be easy to translate into a play, 2 stages (outside and inside the cabin) it's all it needs. It begins outside, then a whole lot inside and ends outside again.

[–]portcity[S] 1 insightful - 2 fun1 insightful - 1 fun2 insightful - 2 fun -  (4 children)

See, now you're thinking like a dramatist! This is all it takes. REmember when we were talking about Shakespeare? This is the kind of thinking his plays involve ... like "how cinematic is this play?" "how much is this play like a movie?"

[–]Mnemonic 1 insightful - 1 fun1 insightful - 0 fun2 insightful - 1 fun -  (3 children)

Like the old Doctor who, which was basically stage-plays recorded :D

[–]portcity[S] 2 insightful - 1 fun2 insightful - 0 fun3 insightful - 1 fun -  (2 children)

It was??? That explains why ... on a really interesting twitter thread where this producer was talking about how soon all the streaming sites are gonna go out of business and then we wont have access to all the content they own cuz no one will have downloaded it, someone pointed out that some of the early Dr. Who's are only available via audio recordings that fans recorded off their TV's like on tape recorders :)

[–]Mnemonic 1 insightful - 1 fun1 insightful - 0 fun2 insightful - 1 fun -  (1 child)

Yes, there are even some 'hear plays' I've seen because it only had photos as video, probably those lost ones.

But for todays stuff, you can even download The Darkman Trilogy in 1080p with ease as pirate, so it will be around somewhere, even the streaming content.

But a bigger issue he might be right about, is like with the books: Writers sold the rights to books to the 'producer/publisher' and now years later the book are gone and the publishers doesn't want to reprint but the fans want it (think like reading it to your children or something) and the writer (who is still alive) can't help them out. Like wise with the streaming content, the content is there and options for the creators to stream it are easy enough (see otv for example, pump in 10,000$ and you can crack out a simple streaming platform) BUT the license holders (like Disney-, amazone dime, etc. [intentional joke names]) because they are now producing shows, will not allow it.

[–]portcity[S] 2 insightful - 1 fun2 insightful - 0 fun3 insightful - 1 fun -  (0 children)

I don't think a streaming platform costs $10k, I think you can do it for far less than that .. but maybe i'm wrong! But yeah, i think piracy, decentralization is really important in terms of keeping media alive and accessible for generations. It's basically our version of the library of Alexandria. As soon as netflix goes out of business (which i suspect will be sooner than people think), think of how fast allllllll that content will just disappear.