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For Taylor Swift, the Future of Music Is a Love Story

Taylor Swift pens this essay on her thoughts on where the music industry is and how to survive in this YouTube hyperconnected world. Where will the music industry be in 20 years, 30 years, 50 years? Before I tell you my thoughts on the matter, you should know that you’re reading the opinion of an Read MoreRead More

10 Lessons from The Grand Budapest Hotel

Matt Howsam identifies 10 things we can learn as filmmakers from the delightful Wes Anderson film The Grand Budapest Hotel. 1. Every detail matters. This should be a relevant lesson to take from several films but it is impossible not to notice the extra special attention to detail  in Wes Anderson’s perfectly constructed worlds.  Grand Budapest Read MoreRead More

Are There Rules For Spoilers? | PBS Idea Channel

Spoilers can be infuriating because they can ruin the suspense in a piece of media. But some people like them, actually preferring to have the endings divulged. What camp are you in? Why aren’t there better guidelines regarding spoilers? PBS Idea Channel  caught up with some of our favorite Youtubers at Vidcon and got their two Read MoreRead More

Here’s the “Secret” Ingredient of Creative Leaders

There is a secret ingredient that spices up your teams creativity. It’s so simple, you probably won’t believe it. (but it’s true). My wife had just celebrated a milestone in her music educational career and we decided it was time to celebrate. As we began our routine “I-dunno-what-do-you-want” discussion, my wife made a surprising suggestion. Read MoreRead More

Cinefix’s Top 10 Most Effective Editing Moments of All Time

Skilled editing is as effective in the creation of a good film as a writer, director, or performer. Though often overlooked, editing brings shots together to make a whole greater than the sum of its parts. These ten movies are a fantastic illustration of just how important editing can be. THE LIST City of God Read MoreRead More

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