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author Neil Gaiman

What You Should Know About Neil Gaiman

Photograph by Kyle Cassidy GFDL, CC-BY-SA-3.0 Neil Gaiman is one of the most celebrated writers currently working. He’s written films, comic books, novels, children’s books, and short stories. His work has been adapted into film and television. He’s won the Hugo, Newbery, Bram Stoker and the Nebula Awards. He’s written both deeply personal and highly […]

EDM jobs

EDM Jobs That Actually Exist!

Photo by Matty Adame on Unsplash Want to get started working in EDM right now but don’t know what kind of job to look for? Whether you’re a full on audiophile with ears the size of Dumbo, are a naturally gifted photographer, or know your way into hearts of EDM lovers via social media, for […]

Everything We Know About Ant-Man and The Wasp

Marvel Studios just keeps plugging along. They’re making films and TV shows of all your favorite Marvel comic book characters, and as some of your well…less favorites or shall we call them new favorites? Well, while you’re waiting for Avengers: Infinity War to be released you can feast your brain meat on some interesting tidbits […]

What Sucks About The Big Bang Theory

Image attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0) EDITORIAL BY DAVE BAKER. Big Bang Theory is one of the worst shows on television and let me tell you why. The show isn’t about celebrating geek culture or placing nerds in the spotlight, it’s about putting a bunch of nerdy characters on display and then constructing jokes […]

what actors want from directors

What (Most) Actors Want from (Most) Directors

Being a filmmaker means dealing with lots of people. Both on the business side creative sides of “the biz.” As a director you’ve got to be a very skilled communicator who’s capable of delivering information concisely and quickly, preferably with ruffling as few feathers as possible (whenever possible). As the leader whose job it is […]

Game of Thrones - HBO

Game of Thrones has got Everyone Guessing

Game of Thrones has become so pervasive it’s almost as much a part of the culture as Jeopardy or Wheel of Fortune. It’s a massive pillar in the world of television and visual storytelling. From the technical and visual advancements that the show has made, to the characters that are now a wider part of […]

Steven Soderbergh shoots film on iPhone

Steven Soderbergh is Making a Film on an iPhone

The acclaimed director Steven Soderbergh, the once-underdog who splashed onto the scene at Cannes and won the the Palme d’Or Award for his groundbreakingly honest Sex, Lies, and Videotape, the director who’s brought us Erin Brokovich, Traffic, and yes, Magic Mike, is making a film on an iPhone. Soderbergh’s Logan Lucky, starring Daniel Craig, Channing […]

Brandon Russell | documentary film

Want to Make that Documentary? Know this!

Image: Film Connnection student Brandon Russell (Nashville, TN) on the set of his documentary film on organization Community Achieve. Making documentary films is hard stuff. Heck, making any type of film is difficult. There are loads of moving pieces, tons of things that can go wrong, and ultimately no one (aside from your trusty crew […]

film crew job titles

The Most Misunderstood Film Crew Job Titles

*image from the set of Film Connection grad, Taylor Giddens, owner of Kelly Productions!  The film industry has numerous bizarre sounding film crew job titles. Below is a virtual encyclopedia of all the titles that you see on a film’s credits and have likely wondered about. After reading this, you’ll also know the differences between […]

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