Shane Dillon

Passion for cinema with a sprinkling of tech, social media and sport.

Krakow, some Kubrick and a salt mine.

This was my second trip to Krakow. On my first trip in 2010 the city was great value for money and while it’s now a bit more expensive it remains a…

Google, Hollywood and The Internship

A case of Hollywood going to war. 

The Internship a film featuring Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughan as the fictional interns in the not so fictional Google is viewed by some as an example of cinema selling its soul. I have not seen the film but it comes with a warning; this film is just one big advertisement for Google. The studio

Tired of ad supported cinema.

In other areas you might expect to pay less to put up with advertising but that is not the case when you visit the cinema. 

The future of digital teams

Digital teams have a future, but the size of those teams will be smaller. They may not even be called a digital team, but will instead be a hybrid; mixing innovation, governance and horizon scanning.

Governance is a word bandied about, but really it’s about the digital team setting the rules. Should an organisation be fortunate or otherwise to…

The changing ways we watch films.

The most natural way to engage with a film is at the cinema. That point of view has been challenged by television. After that anything with ‘home’ in the…