The inception of a rich holistic World allows multiple stories to emerge, logically and organically, from its development. Minority Report overturns the century-old film production model by envisioning and building a contextual narrative world before the script is written, and anticipating a reality-based future.
The designers were the first to transition – in 2000 – to a fully digital art department, and to create for the first time a front-end data flow throughout production.
The film is renown for its reputation as a largely accurate predictor of the future. This was a direct result of deep research and access to diverse and influential sources. The knowledge gained was extended into the specific context of this future world, whose directive by director Steven Spielberg was to create future reality, not science fiction.