Home Studio
11 Aug 2017

Tips For Soundproofing Your Home Studio

Tips for Soundproofing Your Home Studio Before you can begin soundproofing your home studio, make sure you know and understand the differences between soundproofing and acoustic treatments. While soundproofing keeps the sound from escaping your studio and blocks external noise from entering your space, acoustic treatments affect the quality of

Catch Me If You Can - Dreamworks Pictures
08 Aug 2017

4 Groundbreaking Title Sequences

Celebrating Four Iconic Opening Sequences In any film, the title sequence is intended to capture the viewer’s interest and introduce the film’s mood. In the best title sequences, you’ll find elements of character, setting, visual style, genre, plot and themes, expertly combined to capture the essence of a film itself.

Chalkboard
21 Jul 2017

How to make the most out of your first year in college

Tips For Getting Started In College The first year of college is a heady combination of freedom and responsibility. It’s confusing and exciting. With so many new experiences happening all at once, it is easy to feel overwhelmed. Here are a few tips to help you navigate your first year,

College Application Essay
21 Jul 2017

A Guide To Writing Your College Application Essay

Tips For Writing An Outstanding Essay Every part of your college application is important. However, when faced with a sea of exceptional applicants, it is an outstanding essay that can tip the balance and solidify your place at the college you desire. Don’t let the anxiety over writing the essay

Maximize Budget
21 Jul 2017

6 Ways To Maximize A Small Budget

6 Tips For Making The Most Of Your Budget Maximizing any business budget can be difficult, but in the entertainment industry it can be exceptionally challenging. One of the most important things to remember when building a budget for your business – and making changes to that budget – is

uncanny valley
17 Jul 2017

The Uncanny Valley

Understanding The Uncanny Valley A concept many filmmakers and game-makers alike must deal with when creating animated portrayals of humans is something called the “uncanny valley.” In fact, for many animators, being successful in the animation industry means having a thorough understanding of what the uncanny valley is, how to

Star Wars The Force Awakens
29 Jun 2017

Practical Effects vs CGI

CGI vs. In-Camera Effects Do CGI special effects outperform practical effects? Is CGI ruining the quality of the filmmaking process? Filmmakers are having to wrestle with difficult questions about using CGI in movies, especially as a new wave of practical effects has witnessed a resurgence in to Hollywood. In recent

psychology of color
12 Jun 2017

The Psychology of Color

What exactly is the “psychology of color?” Like any other group of industry professionals, graphic designers are often limited by popular design practices. Whatever contemporary design standards are accepted as the norm are often adopted and repurposed until something new and groundbreaking comes along. Just as graphic designers have accepted

business plan
12 Jun 2017

3 Tips for a Successful Business Plan

Looking to start your own business? Check out these three tips for a successful venture The entertainment industry is competitive and challenging. You need to have a thorough understanding of what it takes to be successful, including how to create a successful blueprint that will help bring your new entity