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Anatomy of the Entertainment Business

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Here’s a question for you.
What top three job roles spring to mind when you hear the words ‘entertainment industry’?
Let’s take a guess at what made your final cut. Music producer? Film director? Or maybe a world-famous Hollywood actor/ress made it into the mix.
Sure, these are all popular roles. But the truth is the entertainment industry is huge, much larger than you might think.
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What To Do When Traditional Film Distribution Isn’t Feasible

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There it is again—that sharp sting of rejection.  The making of your film is done and dusted—a momentous achievement! But when it comes to distributing your film, you’re hitting a dead end.  Yet another major distributor’s door has been closed to you—a stark reminder of how fiercely competitive and frustrating film distribution can be.
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How To Streamline Your Logic Pro X Session Like a Pro

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The time to hit the studio has arrived.  You’re ready to finally bring all of your musical ideas together into one big, banging production.  You’ve got instruments to lay down. EQ to play about with. Not to mention a whole world of plug-ins at your fingertips.  But amidst the excitement, your session can often run away with you—and all organization quickly goes out of the window.  Which can be problematic.
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From Script to Screen: The 5 stages of indie film production

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You want to set your first film in motion.  You’ve got tons of creative ideas and you can’t wait to see your vision come to life on-screen.  But first, you’ve got a journey ahead, one filled with challenges, triumphs and endless possibilities. 

Audio Production v Music Production: Which one is right for you?

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You’ve got big decisions to make. It’s nearly time to take the next step into your future and start thinking about carving out your career. But that isn’t always simple. Especially if you’re not entirely sure of the best route to take. The thing is, you know you want a career where you can immerse yourself in sound. That much is clear. Which makes studying either audio production or music production a no-brainer. But which one to choose? That is the burning question.

How to fund your next film (top tip—it’s all in the research)

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It’s showtime. You’re ready to make a movie.  You’ve not only bagged the ideal location, but your script is awesome. And you’ve got an eager and talented crew waiting to join the action.  But before production can…

6 Production-Friendly States to Start Your Film Industry Job Search

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Looking to land your first job in the film industry? Read our blog post for the best states to start your search. Time to get inspired.

Spotlight Week Event Schedule

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Get ready to join our biggest event of the year! Spotlight Week is an interactive celebration that brings students and alumni together for a week-long event series that begins Monday, June 26.
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The Ultimate Guide to Creating Your Film/TV Pitch Deck

We’ve sourced everything you need to know about creating a pitch deck for your next film project. There is a lot of great information out there and luckily, pitching your script is easier now thanks to the abundance of updated visualization technology. After all, your pitch deck is a visual supplement to your screenplay or script. This is your chance to share your vision of why your film should get made.