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9 things you should never say during a salary negotiation

You're 96% sure that you are ready to schedule a meeting with your boss to ask for a raise. Or perhaps you're nearing the end of the job interview process and an offer is in sight. However, if you're like me, you have definitely put your foot in your mouth a time or two saying the wrong thing at …

Career Development

Depressed People Use These Words More Often

They're not always negative words.<p>From the way you move and sleep, to how you interact with people around you, depression changes just about everything. It is even noticeable in the way you speak and express yourself in writing. Sometimes this “language of depression” can have a powerful effect on …

The 8 most coveted tech certifications, and how to earn them

Having the right certifications on your resume is critical to climbing the career ladder in the tech industry, and can help you land a higher paying salary in your field. However, the market is saturated with certification programs, and not all of them carry the same weight or value. To help you …

Project Management

Crytek will now take a 5% cut from games made using CryEngine 5.5

Crytek announced in a press release today a new 5 percent royalty-based model following an update for the CryEngine.<p>This means that developers who …

A Beginners Guide To Film Finance by Emily Corcoran of THE STOLEN

Hi, my name is Emily Corcoran and I’m the writer, producer and supporting actress for a film called THE STOLEN.<p>THE STOLEN was shot in New Zealand and …

11 of the best Google Chrome extensions to make your life easier

Chrome's web store is full of little digital gadgets to help make your web browsing simpler, more productive, and more enjoyable. Here are our top …

Google

Is Flickering Ruining Your Video? This Fix Will Only Take You 30 Seconds

This might be the fastest and easiest way to fix video flicker without any plugins.You thought you did everything right. You composed your frame …

Tutorials

What Are You Reading? 6 Books That Will Help Teach You Filmmaking

Need a great book recommendation? Here are a bunch that will teach you everything from cinematography to editing.<p>There are books out there that cover …

Twitch unveils a suite of new tools to help creators grow their channels and make money

Amazon-owned video game streaming site Twitch today announced a number of new features for streamers aimed at helping their grow their online communities and generate revenue from their online channels. Notably, the company will soon debut several features that will allow video creators to better …

A 12-Step Guide to Picking a Name for Your Startup

<i>This piece originally appeared on AllBusiness.</i><p>Finding the right name for your startup can have a significant impact on your success. The wrong name …

A Surprising Way to Make Your Writing Stronger

Using buzzwords can actually improve your content. Here are 3 ways to do it well.<p>Buzzwords come in many forms. We have all seen lists of buzzwords we should do away with immediatelyand those we should learn to embrace. They are by definition trendy, and it can become tedious to keep up with which …

7 things you can do in 30 days to make more money in the film industry

Having a successful career in the film industry today requires more than just being able to produce films or perform on screen. Talent is important …

100: Film Marketing Fridays, What are the 3 Biggest Pains for Filmmakers? And How to Fix Them

FILM MARKETING FRIDAYS - PODCAST<p>Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 33:02 — 22.7MB)<p>Subscribe: Android | RSS<p>In this episode, I explore …

NASA Heralds a New Age of Space Travel With These Fantastical Posters

Visit Venus, Jupiter and even Earth in this voyage through space.<p>Having enticed potential spacefarers with a glimpse of the future of space travel to …

5 Ways to Ruin Your Film with Music

There are many, many things that can royally screw up your film, and music is a big culprit.<p>In this guest post, Australian composer and lecturer at …

5 ways to create mood with colour grading

When it comes video or movie production, there are usually hundreds tasks to tick off, but one of the most indefinable – and therefore often the most …

These Portable Technologies Are Going to Change the Industry

A new wave of advanced cameras puts state-of-the-art technology in the palm of your hand.<p>There are few industries that move as fast as the film and …

Videography

Learn the Lingo: 15 Weird Filmmaking Terms

From cheeseplates to deadcats, let’s take a look at some strange filmmaking terms.<p>When it comes to <b>filmmaking</b>, there are a lot of strange terms. …

How To Create An Online Video Strategy – Part 2: Video Creation & SEO

In part 1 of ‘How to create an online video strategy’, we examined how you can set goals and targets for your strategy as well as finding the true …

3 Reasons Why Today's Horror Films Are Just Not Scary Anymore

So -- why do most horror movies suck so damn much?<p>Yeah, I'm gonna be blunt about this! If you haven't noticed, analyzing horror films is kind of my …

9 psychological reasons why we love lists

The internet is awash with information that’s been sliced and diced into bite-sized chunks. But why do we find it so appealing? Claudia Hammond explores the canny mind tricks behind the buzz.<p><b>1. We know exactly what we’re getting</b><p>Whether it’s the 10 ways your body is disgusting or the 100 greatest …

The Easiest Way to Make Extra Money As a Filmmaker? Try Shooting Live Events

Freelance filmmaking and steady income rarely go hand in hand. If you find yourself in a pinch and need some extra cash, shooting live events might …

15 Tips On Making Your First Micro-Budget Feature

<i>“As It Is In Heaven” is a feature film directed by Joshua Overbay in Kentucky around a small college film department. Shot in Scope digital video,</i> …

Filmmaking

Need More Speed: How to Make Chase Scenes Look Fast (Article)

Posted by Neil Oseman on Mar 27, 2015 | 0 comments<p>Sarah on the roof rack.<p>There are many ways to shoot a chase scene, but not all of them will give a …

9 Basic Tips for a Smoother Indie Film Production

<i>This is a guest post by cinematographer Angelo Lorenzo</i>.<p>So there we were: my production partner rented some of our gear for a music video and roped …

Adam Sandler's 'Pixels' Looks Truly Terrible

Video game movies. I just can’t understand why they’re so rarely any good.<p>You’d think that cobbling two great mediums together would result in something spectacular. Such is hardly ever the case.<p><i>Pixels</i>, Sony’s new alien invasion movie starring Adam Sandler and Kevin James, looks like no …

Battlefield Hardline Lets You Drive a Deadly Couch

Battlefield Hardline's roster of vehicles is fairly different from that of past games, as is to be expected given this is cops-versus-robbers rather than a military-focused game. In addition to the police cruisers and other vehicles you can probably predict, Hardline also has a very strange vehicle …

How serious are you about virtual reality?

<i>The absolute best/worst virtual reality stock photo we could find</i><p>Are you prepared to dedicate a room in your house to virtual reality? Perhaps you're a little less crazy than me, but you're okay with a wire running across your living room to a headset? Or maybe both of those sound crazy to you, but …