I love data science. You get a glimpse into this fascinating field whenever you dive into one of those coolly designed infographics where they’ve correlated obscurely related statistics together to reveal something new or “hidden” about a given subject. Cinema has lots of rich data in it and Stephen Follows has been mining it to create some brilliant analysis of the film industry.
Stephen posts at the top of his page: “Each week I look at a different topic around the film industry, focusing on the data and statistics which reveal what’s going on.”
Here’s a link to his site full of articles:
STEPHEN FOLLOWS Film Data and Education