Retail-tainment: A Good Outlet For Drama Graduates?

Image Source Finding a career in acting or dance can be difficult. No one wants to study drama only to end up in a retail job. However, there’s more to the retail sector than your average supermarket or clothes shop. Enter retail-tainment. This is a real thing, I swear I’m not making it up. This […]

Let’s Commiserate About the Pros and Cons of Shooting On-Location

If you’ve ever found yourself scrolling through a listicle of all the crazy filming locations of the day’s most popular tv shows, eh-hem Game of Thrones, it becomes pretty clear that the practice of shooting film and television on location has become popularized to mythic proportions. On-location filming is a simple enough idea. Instead of […]

How to Monetize Your YouTube Channel

If you have a YouTube channel, it’s likely because there’s something that you’re passionate about and that you enjoy sharing with others. Maintaining a healthy channel takes a lot of effort and thought, and thus, it’s surely an important component of your life. One of the best possible outcomes for the enthusiastic entrepreneur is to […]

The Important Role of Set Designers in the Movie Industry

Imagine your favorite movie or TV show for a second – what is the visual you conjure up? Whether it’s Seinfeld, Game of Thrones or Wonder Woman, the set that actors perform around plays as much of a role as they do. The environment created by scenic designers helps set the tone, the era and […]

How to Improve Your Online Image Before Looking for a Job in Entertainment

Not sure if recruiters will Google your name and browse your social media profiles? Well, according to HR-related statistics, 30% of all Google searches are about recruitment. In any case, 94% of recruiters are already screening potential hires on social media networks or state they’ll do so in the near future. As you can see, […]

Change That Tune: The Influence of Music in Movies

The use and importance of music in modern-day movies is one that has been underrated for so long. These days, music very easily sits in the film narrative remaining consciously unobserved, whilst still stimulating our subconscious. This aids the emotional impact that such movies have on our minds. The uses of music in movies have […]

How To Make A Music Video On A Tiny Budget

Here’s a guest post from our friends over at ZingInstruments.com who are almost as obsessed about music as we are! The amount of money that goes into a major-label music video is pretty staggering. I don’t mean to upset you, but there’s a good chance it cost more to make the last music video you […]

Mastering Set Design on a Budget

When it comes to creating believable, relatable, and realistic characters on screen, there’s more to it than simply what’s in the script, or the face of the person doing the performance. So much can be learned about a person on screen simply from what’s laid out behind them. Rather than relying on tedious exposition to […]

Want to Work on a Film Crew? Here’s How.

The entertainment biz is booming, but the spotlight isn’t just for actors and directors. Those things need people to operate them. Films need large crews of technically inclined people to make the magic happen — people with varied trade backgrounds, from electricians to carpenters to tailors. If you’ve ever wanted a chance to explore your […]

Shooting a Bold Scene as a Beginning Director

Image Source Bringing the element of reality is very crucial in telling a moving story. The audience can relate to it better, feel more emotions and can understand your story better. It is the responsibility of the director to make their actors work together to form a film that reflects the true essence of the […]