From games to feature films are going through major re-writes. Fans around the globe are demanding a new ending to this year “Blockbuster” game Mass Effect 3. Also, they are stunned by Michael Bay’s presentation about his next cinematic endeavor Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (PST… there are not mutants anymore… they are aliens). Is this a new wave that can affect filmmaking, gaming, comics, and other popular media?
This is a very insightful article about how much fans can and cannot affect your piece, in both good and bad ways. Should you listen to your audience (if you have a popular property in your hands)
– I actually contend that commercial storytelling across all media should increasingly incorporate community feedback as an essential element in a project’s success. Fan influence might alter a project by 5% or 60%. It’s all in the balance of how fan feedback is utilized in the process.
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