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Warren Buffett Says These Simple Habits That Most of Us Ignore Separate Successful People From Everyone Else

The Oracle of Omaha wants you to succeed with these simple habits that even a 14-year-old could pull off.<p>Sometimes, I just have to shake my head at Warren Buffett's wisdom. Is it earth-shattering? Hardly.<p>At 87 years young, he keeps imparting on us the simplest advice that has made him a success …

Self-improvement

Every Pixar Movie, Ranked From Worst to Best

These films have transformed how Hollywood makes movies for children and adults alike.<p>In the last 23 years, Pixar has done as much to help shape a generation of children as it has remind adults what it means to be a kid. Whether you were five or 50 years old when <i>Toy Story</i> came out, you've grown up …

Animation

3 Lessons You Can Learn from Taika Waititi's Rough Draft Filmmaking

Your first effort may not be sexy, but your hustle sure is.If you're getting down about your filmography consisting of not a single feature, don't. …

Filmmaking

These 40 Powerful Life Lessons Can Immediately Change the Rest of Your Life

Truth resonates in your bones. Recognize it. Feel it. And do something about it.<p>Sometimes we get lost.<p>Other times we get distracted.<p>But most of all, we often get so consumed with the game of life--all of its pursuits, sensations, and experiences--that we forget the truths that lie at the core of …

Happiness

Kate Spade and the Illness Hidden With a Smile

Suicide, no matter how well we know a person, usually comes as a shock, even a violation, putting the lie to our conviction that existence is to be cherished. The fact that taking one’s own life can exist on a parallel track with our ordinary days, in which we go out to dinner or put our children …

Kansas City

Articles about 3 tips mid century modern collectors on Dwell.com - Dwell

One of the great pleasures of visiting the McKenzie Residence in our September 2012 story "Borrego Springs Eternal," is owner...<p>When Andy Linsky, a realtor specializing in mid-century homes, and his partner Michael Thomas, set out to build a home of their...<p>Architect Janet Bloomberg infused a …

Mid-Century modern

6 Photo Lighting Tips for Natural Studio Lights feat Brad Buckman

The hilarious Jessica Sterling interviews the equally quirky Brad Buckman! Brad works primarily as a headshot and portrait photographer, and is …

Photography

5 Steps for Transforming an OK Story to a Great One from a Pixar Story Supervisor

Pixar’s Jason Katz reveals the what, why, and how of successful storytelling.VR, AR, MR, & 360 video (collectively referred to as “XR” in the …

Animation

7 Painful Lessons Learned While Making My Thesis Film

There's no better classroom than being on set.It was my last semester in film school but our professors had been preparing us for almost a year for …

Comedians

You Can Watch 99 Hours of Free Online Photography Classes from the School of Visual Arts (SVA)

Here’s something photo-related you can do over the long Memorial Day weekend coming up. The School of Visual Arts in New York City has 99 hours of …

Photography

30 Things to Know Before Making a Micro-Budget Feature

I’m not much of a Reddit user but thanks to <b>Rob Hardy</b> and his excellent newsletter I scanned through a conversation titled: <i>Filmmakers who have made</i> …

Want to Get Rich? Ten 1-Sentence Personal Finance Rules Anyone Can Follow to Become a Self-Made Millionaire

Sometimes the best advice on personal finance comes in 1-sentence bites.<p>Every month I get a number of advance copies of personal finance books.<p>Each includes tens of thousands of words that promise and occasionally deliver something new, even though wealth building, like losing weight, can be summed …

Personal Finance

Philip Roth’s other legacy: a revolution in cover design

The Big Book Look for Great Man Fiction.<p>Legendary American author Philip Roth died this week at age 84. Obituaries have heralded his impact on 20th-century literature as he explored themes of sexuality and Jewish identity, but Roth also helped advance a different field: book cover design.<p>The cover …

Portnoy's Complaint

Want to Become Successful at Anything? Start With These 6 Words

There are many tips and strategies to help you become world class. But none of that matters without understanding these six words.<p>Much has changed between 1956 and 2018. However, while everything has changed on the surface, at the core, we're still very much like the people who lived in 1956.<p>One …

Self-improvement

3 Types of Cinematic Movement That Will Make Your Film More Dynamic

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Filmmaking

5 Weird Beginner Mistakes That You Will Probably Want to Avoid Making

Mistakes are common when you're first starting out, but not all of them have to be.Ah...first-year filmmaking, or as I like to call it "Making …

A Guide to the Surprising Side Hustle That Can Help You Build Long-Term Wealth

Ask yourself these questions to build yourself a profitable empire.<p>Some of the wealthiest people I know made their money in real estate.<p>They didn't start out big. They started by buying one small property or project, and then after the first came a second, and so on.<p>I personally didn't start …

How Post-Production Makes or Breaks a Film, Part 2: Secret World of Colorists

How do you become a colorist, and how do you work with one? Delve into this conversation to find out.If you've seen a few independent films that have …

Moleskine’s productivity app is as addictive as its notebooks

The legendary notebook maker’s third app is the epitome of simplicity.<p>The infinite descending spiral of chaos that I call “my life” is always in dire need of organization. While I should probably give up and embrace the madness, from time to time I’ve tried different task managers, apps, and tools …

Bill Gates Shares the 5 Books You Should Read This Summer

Bill Gates wants you to do some serious thinking this summer. For his annual list of the best books to read this season, Gates has selected five …

Books

Are These 5 Dirt Cheap Filmmaking Must-Haves in Your Gear Bag?

Any gear that is under $100 is worth a closer look.It's a cruel joke that filmmaking is as creatively gratifying as it is expensive. Well, it is most …

Captain Marvel: What to Know About the New Movie After Infinity War

This MCU movie is still shrouded in secrecy.<p><b>Spoilers follow for Avengers: Infinity War!</b><p><b>If you want even more on Infinity War, here's a breakdown of</b> …

Marvel Universe

The five habits that can add more than a decade to your life

People who stick to five healthy habits in adulthood can add more than a decade to their lives, according to a major study into the impact behaviour has on lifespan.<p>Researchers at Harvard University used lifestyle questionnaires and medical records from 123,000 volunteers to understand how much …

World Health Organization

Watch: 9 Ways to Compose a Shot Like a Pro

Understanding the science behind the art of composition is the first step in composing like one of the greats.<p>Composing a shot can be a tremendously …

3 Key Characteristics of Great Film and Video Editors

Which traits do successful editors possess that help them craft dynamic visual stories?Editing is an art form that dwells in both the technological …

Watch: 100 Filmmaking Tips, Tricks, and Hacks in Under 10 Minutes

Hold on to your hats! Here are 100 tips, tricks, and hacks that you can use on your next project.In filmmaking, we all need a little help along the …

The 10 Best Moves to Lose Your Love Handles

You’ve tried situps, cardio, and dumbbell side bends, but nothing seems to get rid of that stubborn belly fat on your sides. Sound familiar? It might …

10 Powerful Habits That Will Help You Become the Best Version of Yourself

Get the toxicity out of your life.<p><i>What are some habits that are good to get into? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Nelson Wang, founder of www.CEOLifestyle.io, on Quora:</b><p>These are my …

Top 10

Watch: 5 Mistakes Noob Cinematographers Make

Learning which mistakes DPs make at the beginning of their careers is the first step in avoiding them when you get started on your own.Creating …

How to Get Over the 'It's Been Done Before' Mentality

"I shouldn't do the thing I want to do because it has already been done before." Poppycock!There's this common mentality that creatives tend to have …