Category: career

  • How to make a valuable demo reel

    We see a lot of demo reels. Some good, some bad. Here are my five tips on how to make an effective demo reel that will get the attention of someone on the other end.

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    Hate your job, just quit.

    Please understand all this talk about quitting your job comes from a good place. I don’t hate corporate America, I just did it long enough to see it for what it is and there’s no reason to think it will offer you anything more than a job where you look forward to the weekends and hate Mondays. Do what you love.

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    Chasing Dreams: 14 steps of the Corporate Creative

    Follow your dreams as a creative. Take the steps necessary to make changes in your current situation. Be smart about it and be encouraged. Don’t give up. Never give up.

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    Why Corporate America sucks for Creatives

    Are you frustrated with your corporate job as a creative. Don’t give up, readjust your goals and understand your situation. The grass isn’t always greener, other people just might see your work differently than you do.

  • Creatives: To Go to School or Not

    Its a topic that is gaining a lot of momentum and its because school is so very expensive.

  • Defining Success is Your Job

    Knowing what you are ultimately striving for is important if you are to ever reach a goal. Make success attainable, enjoyable and if possible… eternal. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] Its probably the most important question you can answer Success is such a subjective idea. The success you desire may seem nothing like success at all to the…

  • Doing Your Best

    Put a description here [eightcolumns class=”centered”] If you’re not going to work hard, then quit Keeping your priorities straight can be difficult in the hustle and bustle of daily life. Deadlines make us rush through projects or assignments; pressures to impress may make us less honest or true to our personal ethics or dedication, and…

  • Enjoying the Journey

    Slow down. Pump the brakes. Smell the roses. It’s the journey that is the fun part. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] Let’s get first things first We discussed how important it is to slow down in your marketing endeavors and focus on people in this post. Now, you are likely ready to go and excited to begin production…

  • Follow Your Heart

    You have a heart for a reason. Following it can be a good thing if its in line with your passions… your gut instinct. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] You probably already follow your heart anyway We have all heard the phrase, “life is short,” or the more accurate version, “Life is too short”. It is a summary…

  • Following Your Passion

    One of the most important lessons we have learned so far. Your passions are there for a reason and most of the time, your best work will come out of your passions. So work it out! [eightcolumns class=”centered”] Everyone has talent, not everyone uses it Is there such thing as an untalented person? The answer…

  • Growing Your Craft Takes Time

    Don’t be in such a hurry to get to the finish line. Its a hard lesson to learn, but in all situations the journey to get there provides more benefit than the destination. Remember its all about relationships. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] Dig in for the long haul As a boy, Leonardo DaVinci stole paper and headed…

  • Learn the Rules of the Game

    If you want to play in the video or film production game you need to know the rules well enough to know when to break them. This is a little guide on how to learn them. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] Class is in session, pay attention No you aren’t in elementary school anymore, but yes you do…