Walt Disney, a Visionary Who Was Crazy Like a Mouse

How Walt Disney tossed the corporate playbook in order to dream big. Here is something that might surprise you: Walt Disney, that icon of American ingenuity, was in financial straits through most of his career. You probably thought he would have been a business genius — a model for others to study. But Disney was Read MoreRead More

Too Many Cameras are Bad for Business

One interesting perspective available from the halls of NAB if you knew who to talk to came from the hire company/equipment rental bosses who, faced with yet more camera models and accessories to be added to their fleets, are starting to feel the strain. At some point in any field, too much choice becomes overwhelming, Read MoreRead More

The Hard Truth Why No One Will Hire You

The photography industry has been changing with the advent of new and more powerful consumer cameras. Motion picture hasn’t been far behind. Though this interview focuses on the still side – the divide between still and motion is eclipsing. Let’s face it; the industry is changing. Art directors and potential clients are not looking to Read MoreRead More

Susan Gregg Koger: Being a Rookie Is an Asset

When she co-founded the online clothing retailer ModCloth, Susan Gregg Koger had never worked in retail and had no connections with the fashion industry. She had no experience that helped her write a business plan or how to source inventory for her site. But being a “rookie” turned out to be asset as she built Read MoreRead More

Legally Speaking, It Depends – Guild or Union

Entertainment attourney Christopher Schiller explains the legal reasonings and goes into some common legal and business issues that arise from representation by either a Union or a Guild in the entertainment industry. Part 1: First, let’s start with some standard definitions to give us all the same starting points. As the old story goes, David with Read MoreRead More

A Q&A With A Viral Video Network

Forbes contributor Lori Kozlowski interviews CEO of Junkin Media Jonathan Skogmo and Chief Development Officer Josh Entman about how and why videos actually go viral, and how brands can capitalize on this power: Kozlowski: What trends are you seeing in the viral video landscape? Skogmo: We’re seeing an enormous increase in the use of viral videos Read MoreRead More

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