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WGA is Among Many Opposing FCC’s Internet ‘Fast Lane’

The Federal Communications Commission’s ruling last week allowing Internet “Fast Lanes” is a death knell for net neutrality, according to industry observers. In a 3-2 ruling on Friday, the FCC … Continue reading

May 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Screenplay Fatal Flaws And How to Avoid Them

Every screenwriter wants to produce a winning script, but not everyone can edit their work objectively. That’s why it’s important to have an independent reader look at your screenplay before … Continue reading

May 12, 2014 · 2 Comments

Five Ways Creative People Sabotage Success

It’s often said that creative people are their own worst critics. Many will go their entire lives without publishing their work or showing their art. Fear is a paralyzing force, … Continue reading

April 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Corporate Video is about Improving Sales

Not everyone is in to selling, but if you are, Hoopla has a product for you. It’s a leaderboard that shows the sales team exactly who is on top and … Continue reading

April 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Indie Collective turns Corporate Projects into Art

Screenwriters like myself and independent production companies are always looking for paying customers to help defray the cost of new gear and of course, basic necessities. Corporate videos, weddings and … Continue reading

April 22, 2014 · 1 Comment

Many small groups may be better than one large force

At the intersection of film promotion and finance, crowd-sourcing may prove better at delivering audiences. I came to this realization after reading an interesting article by Nick Bilton on the … Continue reading

April 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

The NEW Name of the Game: Kickstarter AND Venture Capital

When Facebook announced last week that it intended to purchase the Kickstarter-launched Oculus VR  virtual reality headset maker for some $2 billion, the social media giant thought the most controversial … Continue reading

April 1, 2014 · Leave a comment