Why You Need Crowdsourcing to Succeed in Crowdfunding I am excited to share with you this guest post by Richard “RB” Botto, that you might already know as the CEO of Stage 32 and so much more. If you’ve been a long-time reader, you know the mixed feelings I have developed over the years about […]
I’ve been wanting to share a selection of books I’ve devoured and loved for some time now, but kept waiting to have more. It comes as a complement to last year’s Unconventional Ressources for Filmmakers whose list I still stand strong behind. These six new books are an addition to the first selection. Whether you want to […]
Unconventional Resources for Filmmakers One of the common advice professional screenwriters and filmmakers give when asked what to do to tell better stories is to lead an interesting life. It occurred to me that the same advice applies to resources in general. So I made a list of 10 books that I have read and have had a […]
Tony Zhou, the creator, editor and narrator of the excellent Every Frame a Painting did an AMA on True Films, a subreddit for cinephiles, where he spent four hours answering about every question thrown at him. There are a lot of good stuff to discover there, but here is a little selection of topics I thought would be particularly useful […]
American musician and artist at large Amanda Palmer recently released The Art of Asking, a book based on her 9 million + viewed TED Talk, which Palmer was asked to give after she became the first musician to break the $1 million mark on Kickstarter. [pullquote]”The entertainment industry, reflecting the world at large, has been obsessed with […]
Since her first feature, Me and You and Everyone We Know, that won the Camera d’Or at Cannes in 2005, Miranda July has kept proving that her universe is rich, expandable, complex and can live on pretty much all mediums. While working on her latest feature, The Future, she wrote a book describing her process -and all the adventures that […]
In the excellent book The Element, that talks about how finding your passion is a key turning point for everything else satisfying in your life, Sir Ken Robinson, the man behind one of my all-time favorite TED Talk, interviews dozens of “famous” people (artists or else) who became very very good at what they do because they found […]
You might have noticed that the Internet has become a grayer place since LoSceicco1976‘s twitter and Youtube accounts closed. A bunch of videos got shut down, including Fight Club’s BTS (if you find them again, let me know!) and as I was trying to find them again, I stumbled upon this 10 min interview with Fight Club’s […]
Daily Rituals: Learn about the Creative Routine of Lynch, Fellini, Bergman, Beethoven, Mozart, Asimov, Angelou, Sand etc.
Have you ever wondered how other artists were organizing the 24 hours we’re allocated each day to deal with life and create work? If so, you are in luck as writer Mason Currey collected stories about more than a hundred artists, filmmakers, writers, philosophers, composers, painters etc. revealing how “some of the greatest minds of the past four […]
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