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News in Motion: How Video Is Affecting Journalism

Jonathan Savitt | Posted 09.14.2016 | Media
Jonathan Savitt

Though the exact beginning point of journalism can be debated, one aspect of the field that remains a constant is the continuous evolution of methodology and process. What is considered news? How are stories shared? What makes reporting ethical or unethical? These are just a few of the important questions that have been refined over time.

How to Get a Hollywood Agent

Krista Parkinson | Posted 09.06.2016 | Education
Krista Parkinson

Although I haven't worked as a talent agent in over a decade, people still ask me: "How can I get an agent?" My response remains the same, "You don't ...

The Queen Of Reality TV

Tom Falco | Posted 08.24.2016 | Entertainment
Tom Falco

10 With Tom 10 questions in 10 minutes Glenda HershGlenda Hersh is an Emmy award winning producer and co-president and CEO of True Entertainment an...

Not The Norm: Norman Lear Gives A SH*T

Donnie Demers | Posted 07.18.2016 | Entertainment
Donnie Demers

When you listen to Norman Lear speak, it's like a masterclass in humanity. He is confident, compassionate and remarkably sensitive to those voices that have the most difficulty being heard.

Right Next Door: Kelly Kelleher, Farm-to-Table Restaurateur

Ian Spanier | Posted 07.13.2016 | Los Angeles
Ian Spanier

For Kelly Kelleher, deciding to organize a "farm network" was simply a way to support local farmers and ensure that her town of Point Lookout, in Long Island's Nassau County, would have access to plenty of fresh food.

Smoking With: Mndsgn - Vivians, Stones Throw 20th Anniversary, New Album

Isaac Rouse | Posted 06.13.2016 | Entertainment
Isaac Rouse

["Smoking With" is a recurring feature where I venture to different locations and visit celebrities, musicians, and the like to smoke weed, talk caree...

Creating a High Quality Film on a Low Budget

Geri Spieler | Posted 05.23.2016 | Entertainment
Geri Spieler

There is no shortage of advice for up and coming filmmakers. The question for any new film producer is: which advice to follow?

From Rana Plaza to Soulful Economy: How Consumers Have the Power to Drive Change

Helle Bank Jorgensen | Posted 04.25.2016 | Impact
Helle Bank Jorgensen

Sunday, April 24th marked the third anniversary of the Rana Plaza tragedy in Bangladesh, in which over 1,000 garment factory workers lost their lives and more than 2,500 were gravely injured while producing clothes for big apparel brands.

Why Voiceovers Can Book Jobs From Just About Anywhere

Kate McClanaghan | Posted 04.13.2016 | Arts
Kate McClanaghan

The beauty of being in voiceover today over any other time in history is the fact that every session is as near as a simple "patch". By that I mean a studio in one region of the country -- say Austin, Texas -- can easily patch (connect remotely) with another studio, say, in Bridgeport, Connecticut.

To Be or Not to Be a Voiceover

Kate McClanaghan | Posted 03.30.2016 | Arts
Kate McClanaghan

When it comes to voiceover, there's no shortage of work. There is, however, a great shortage of business savvy, on both sides of the production equation.

Actor, Writer, Producer Zoe Lister-Jones Gives Advice On How To Become A Television Writer

Quora | Posted 03.29.2016 | Entertainment
Quora

These questions originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. ...

Nail the Timing for Book Promotion

Loolwa Khazzoom | Posted 03.28.2016 | Business
Loolwa Khazzoom

The biggest mistake authors make is waiting until their books are published, before thinking about reaching out to media. Books are a golden time/news...

Jim Ed Norman's Music

Johnny Nevin | Posted 02.25.2016 | Entertainment
Johnny Nevin

You may already know a lot about Jim Ed Norman, and just not realize it. In any case, you almost certainly know a lot of his music, although you probably don't think of it as exactly 'his' music. He doesn't either, but the impact that his music has had on the way that a lot of great artists have made their own music has been immense.

Splice Introduces Beat Maker Featuring Sounds by KSHMR, Lex Luger, Pegboard Nerds and KRNE

Buster Ross | Posted 02.24.2016 | Arts
Buster Ross

Splice is a cloud platform for musician creation, collaboration and sharing. If you are a music, producer, or dj and don't know about it yet, you will...

Splice Introduces Beat Maker featuring sounds by KSHMR, Lex Luger, Pegboard Nerds and KRNE

Buster Ross | Posted 02.19.2016 | Entertainment
Buster Ross

Splice is a cloud platform for musician creation, collaboration and sharing. If you are a music, producer, or dj and don't know about it yet, you will...

Becoming Mike Nichols, an HBO Master Class in Theater, Film and TV

Cynthia Dagnal-Myron | Posted 02.11.2016 | Entertainment
Cynthia Dagnal-Myron

On February 22nd, HBO will air Becoming Mike Nichols, a conversation between actor/director/producer Mike Nichols and his friend and colleague Jack O' Brien, which was Recorded only four months before Nichols' death in 2014.

Is MusicAnswers the Answer?

Shelly Peiken | Posted 02.01.2016 | Arts
Shelly Peiken

Photo by SDRandCo/MorgueFile A few months ago I went to Washington, D.C. to advocate for songwriters' rights. Consent decrees that were established i...

People of Action Tricia Woodgett

Dr. Cheryl Action Jackson | Posted 01.13.2016 | Entertainment
Dr. Cheryl Action Jackson

Let me start by saying...I love movies. When I finally have down time, I love watching moviesand romantic comedies are particularly my favorite. So, ...

'Project Greenlight' Breakout Effie Brown Joins Lee Daniels' Company

The Hollywood Reporter | Lilly Workneh | Posted 01.08.2016 | Black Voices

Effie Brown, the veteran indie producer of films like Dear White People who most recently served as a producer on HBO's Project Greenlight, has joined...

Nina Jacobson Talks About Being A Female Producer On The Hunger Games Movies

Quora | Posted 11.29.2015 | Entertainment
Quora

Jen is every bit as fun to work with as she seems like she would be. She is not a method actor, which means that she doesn't need to stay in character between takes. She can (and does) go from being a total goofball one minute to delivering a jaw dropping emotional performance the next.

Veterans in Hollywood -- Time for a Gut-Check

Richard Arthur | Posted 11.12.2015 | Entertainment
Richard Arthur

Veteran's Day is a good time to ask how it can be that while so many TV shows and movies find inspiration in the sacrifice of our servicemen and women -- and yet find so little opportunity to hire Veterans to tell these stories?

A Glorious Journey

Kaavya Raman | Posted 10.29.2015 | Entertainment
Kaavya Raman

On October 9, 2015, Arty released his debut album, Glorious. An eclectic mix of vocals and uniquely mixed sequences, Glorious categorizes itself as a different style of electronic music. With tracks like "Shadow", "Brave Love", and "Stronger" the young producer proves that electronic music can be diverse.

How to Actually Make a Successful Short Film (Without Film Festivals or "Going Viral")

Dean Silvers | Posted 10.21.2015 | Entertainment
Dean Silvers

Years from now, are you going to think about that internet video that got a million views your friend sent you, or that film that changed your life?

The Ultimate Guide to Hollywood Meeting Terminology

ScreenCraft | Posted 10.09.2015 | Entertainment
ScreenCraft

Development and acquisition talk can be another language to some. Below we will cover some of the most common terms that screenwriters may come across.

Viola Davis Matters

Mark O'Connell, L.C.S.W. | Posted 09.28.2015 | Entertainment
Mark O'Connell, L.C.S.W.

We must remember that in life and in art, letting new people in, however scary it may be, often brings huge rewards. It inspires us to expand our own potential. And so I'll say it again: onscreen storytelling is only enhanced by diversity, both in front of and behind the camera.