Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 31st Jan 2011 15:32 UTC
Multimedia, AV Francis Ford Coppola is one of the most prestigious and critically acclaimed directors in cinematographic history. He directed, among others, the Godfather trilogy and Apocalypse Now, and has won so many awards it's hard to keep track. In an interview with 99%, he touched on the subject of art and making money, and his musings are fascinating, and yet another indication that the times are changing in the content industry. "Who says artists have to make money?" Coppola wonders.
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Are you seriously saying that we should go back to a time where society was totally different? we can't go back, and you know it very well.

Apparently we cant move forward either since the industry behind art seems to be stuck in their ways and keep trying to flog a failing business model.
Also, I would say that Coppola's opinion, you know him being a respected, actual *artist* and all, counts more than yours.

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Cymro Member since:

Imagine how much more respected he'd be if he'd "cut his hair and got a real job". It's difficult to take your contributions seriously when you can't decide whether to condemn artists or take their words unquestioningly.

Edited 2011-01-31 17:04 UTC

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Soulbender Member since:

It's called humor and it was obviously a play on the old parental phrase "cut your hair and get a job".

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