When it comes to equipment or budget, we are not all equals, but creativity is a muse that doesn’t discriminate. Or at least not based on your networking abilities or bank account. Being an artist, a filmmaker, a writer etc. comes with one fundamental task: you have to find your creativity, handle it, understand it […]
Take a seat, have a beer and listen to indie pioneers filmmaker Ed Burns and producer Ted Hope talking about their career and how failure played its unavoidable part in shaping who they are and how they arrived where they are today. Burns and Hope met almost twenty years ago, after Burns’ first feature film, […]
You might remember DIY filmmaker Casey Neistat from the Nike commercial ‘Make It Count‘ that went viral few months ago, after Neistat took Nike’s budget and traveled with his editor, covering as many parts of the world they could with the money they had until they went broke, and filmed the whole thing. Neistat got […]
Dan Harmon is one of this guy who is too brilliant to be completely ignored by Hollywood but too much of an outlaw to play by the rules and quietly swim with the sharks. (Think Kurt Sutter with less tattoos and more jokes.) Thanks to an improbable stars alignment, Harmon managed to sell Community to NBC […]
This week opens with another post sharing ‘wisdom from Twitter‘, it was not my initial plan, but life is all about being reactive, isn’t it. You are probably already familiar with Emma Coats who shared few months ago on the same account, @lawnrocket, Pixar’s 22 Storytelling Rules. Yesterday , Coats talked about the importance of finding […]
‘The Renewal of your Energy is as important as the Spending of your Energy.’ In a very inspiring presentation at 99%, founder and CEO of The Energy Project Tony Schwartz, develops and builds on ideas you might have heard about before if you are familiar with Tim Ferriss or Simon Sinek. Schwartz argues that to survive in a world […]
Couple of months ago No Film School wrote about Press Pause Play, a documentary that focuses on the digital revolution and its impact on art, and that addresses the question: does democratized culture mean better art or is true talent instead drowned out? You can buy the documentary via Amazon and iTunes, or download it for free on […]
This has been circulating for a while now thanks to travelthirst, and I thought it was a good list to share in the spirit of the recent articles I’ve posted about creativity and doing things. It’s unlikely that the 33 points will concern you, but I found the majority of them relevant to my life and the list a good reminder […]
Tom Jenkins, half the brain behind The Theory, a UK-based production company specialized in HDSLR shoot, developed a personal project he really wanted to shoot on the side of the commercials and other official content The Theory was producing for clients. He decided to do a stop-animation in his office, at night, and based on the Google […]
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