October 26, 2012
FOE6 - Registration still open/FOE5 Video Archive
Registation for FOE6 is still open. Please join us in a few weeks in Cambridge!


Nov. 9-10, 2012

Bartos Theater (Wiesner Building)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Cambridge, MA

Registration is available here. Also, note there is a pre-conference MIT Communications Forum free and open to the public on Thursday, Nov. 8.

At the two-day conference, each morning will be spent discussing key issues faced by media producers, marketers, and audiences alike, at the heart of the futures of entertainment. Each afternoon, we will look into how some of those issues are manifesting themselves in specific media industries.

More information will be released regularly from @futuresof on Twitter.

Also, in anticipation of FOE6, we are finally archiving the video from FOE5 to the FOE site for archive purposes. Video and links found below.


Futures of Entertainment 5 - The Videos

All the videos from the 2011 Futures of Entertainment Conference can be found at the following link:


2011 FOE5/MIT CMS Communications Forum Event

Cities and the Future of Entertainment


Day One:


Spreadable Media: Creating Value and Meaning in a Networked Society

Collaboration? Emerging Models for Audiences to Participate in Entertainment Decision-Making

Creating with the Crowd: Crowdsourcing for Funding, Producing and Circulating Media Content

Here We Are Now (Entertain Us): Location, Mobile, and How Data Tells Stories

At What Cost?: The Privacy Issues that Must Be Considered in a Digital World

Day Two:


The Futures of Serialized Storytelling

The Futures of Children's Media




The Futures of Nonfiction Storytelling



The Futures of Music

Information on previous conferences can be found here.