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These Are Today’s Most Lucrative Platforms For Digital Creators (Report)
Film & Television 19th Apr 2017

social media, YouTube

Forbes has lifted the veil on which of today’s social platforms are most lucrative for digital creators as part of a new ranking initiative called Top Influencers.
PHFAT, Mac Motel & Rob Smith present a video to the nostalgic love jam
Film & Television 19th Apr 2017

Velocity, PHFAT, Mac Mote, Rob Smith, Keep You Safe

PHFAT and Mac Motel have teamed up with Cape Town director Rob Smith to launch their latest track, the nostalgic love jam Keep You Safe. The mellow music and quirky styling of the video counter PHFAT’s usual dark presence and sound, but the video’s ambiguities will run amok in viewers’ minds.
The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) call for Cycle 1 funding applications
Finance & Funding 12th Apr 2017

National Film and Video Foundation, NFVF, film finance, film funding

The NFVF is pleased to announce that the call for Cycle 1 funding applications for the following areas of funding is now open:
Al Jazeera highlight: 'Julius vs The ANC'
Film & Television 12th Apr 2017

Al Jazeera, Julius vs The ANC

On 26 April 2017, Julius vs the ANC will broadcast South Africa’s political turmoil to more than 310 million households in over 100 countries.
Free app gives journalists a video studio on-the-go
Media 12th Apr 2017


Bigvu is an app designed to be a mobile studio for video journalists in the field. It combines a teleprompter with a platform for recording, managing and publishing the videos.
CGP Grey Offers A Simple Explanation Of How YouTube Ads Work
Social Media 12th Apr 2017

social media, YouTube , ads

The man known as CGP has offered his take on CPMs. In his latest video, YouTube star CGP Grey dove into the concept of pre-roll ads on YouTube, and his explanation serves as a good introduction for anyone curious about monetizing his or her videos.
How to Make a Web Series a Success
Film & Television 11th Apr 2017

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips, web series

Before we delve into this topic, let's define "success". Would you consider having your web series picked up by the Weinstein Company and turned into a New York Times Best Selling book series a success?
7 Tips for Directors from Directing Coach Adrienne Weiss
Film & Television 11th Apr 2017

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips,directing

Below are Adrienne’s 7 tips for directors. They won’t make the filmmaking process easy. But they might make it easier.
1 Pro Photographer on the Anatomy of a Good Headsho
Acting 11th Apr 2017

acting, acting tips, acting advice, headshots

People always ask me what makes a good headshot. For me, it’s all in the eyes. The eyes tell the story, and Kenneth Dolin’s photos always show me who the person really is. A headshot photographer for over 12 years, Dolin talked to me about his process.