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Atlanta

It’s been called Terminus and Marthasville, but we now know it as Atlanta. It was burned to the ground during the Civil War but notoriously rose from …

Teaching Questioning Skills to Arm Students for Learning

In the earliest part of my career, I wrote full procedural lesson plans that spelled out to the letter the questions I would ask AND the answers I …

Posters Design by Deepika Sana

Disconnect Completely During "Quiet Hours" to Boost Your Productivity

The idea of multitasking sounds great, but it's actually highly inefficient. Try putting your phone down between certain hours, ignore those work …

Time Management

Five Best Headphones

The Key To Better Work? Email Less, Flow More

Have you ever felt like all you do is check your email? In fact, our incessant need to respond to emails at work can be a huge distraction from …

New York Times

WhoHasAccess Shows You Who Still Has Permissions to Your Google Drive

If you use Google Drive to collaborate as often as we do around here, you probably don't have time to go back and clean up permissions or old files …

Find the Real Number of Email Messages in Your Gmail Account

Gmail doesn't display a true message count by default, because Gmail uses the conversation view. Turn the conversation view off to see the real …

Gmail

How to Make Your Entire Internet Life More Secure in One Day

We talk a lot about both privacy and security here at Lifehacker, and while it's relatively easy to be more secure than you are right now, it often …

Information Systems

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More Money for Filmmakers: A Massive List of Grants Part II (Summer Deadlines)

Our massive list of grants is back, and for summer it's bigger than ever -- more grants, more markets, and more opportunities for both US-based and …

Comparing a $1 Lavalier Microphone with a Professional Lav Mic

In any of my training classes, sound is a major discussion point. In the “good old days,” everyone was a master of their craft on set. In today's …

How Storytelling can boost your startup

Every entrepreuner has a story to tell. Get some insights on how to use storytelling techniques to tell your story!

Martin Scorsese’s Film School: The 85 Films You Need To See To Know Anything About Film

With 11 nominations and five wins for Hugo at the 2012 Oscars, Martin Scorsese remains one of the most influential directors in Hollywood. But what influenced him? Here’s an A-Z list of the films that mattered to Scorsese.<p>Fast Company’s in-depth profile of Martin Scorsese for the How To Live A …

Build Your Own Cheap & Easy Film Set from Scratch. This DIY Tutorial Will Show You How

As indie filmmakers, we're used to making do with what is easily, readily, and/or inexpensively at our disposal, and many times the locations we need …

17% of Venice Film Fest’s Main Lineup Directed by Women

17% of Venice Film Fest's Main Lineup Directed by Women<p>The Venice Film Festival released the full lineup for its 71st iteration (August 27-September …

6 Essential Apps for Filmmakers to Hone Their Craft

The waiting period between productions for aspiring filmmakers can feel excruciating. It could take weeks, months, or even years to get back on set. …

VIDEO ESSAY: Slow Motion Movie Supercut

LOOK. PAY ATTENTION. NOTICE THE MOVEMENT.<p>If you grew up during the 1970s, and first came into<br>sentient moviegoer-ship during the 1980s, then one …

Hot Docs: 9 Tips On How To Make Your First Documentary

You’ve got a great story idea for a documentary, but aren’t sure how to pursue it. Today at Hot Docs in Toronto, Academy-Award nominated documentary …

How to Write a Film Business Plan

More than 400 movies are expected to hit theaters in 2010, according to MovieWeb.com. The Motion Picture Association of America and production …

Marketing and Publicity | Film Independent

36 Rules of Social Media The folks at FastCompany are putting together quite a collection of snippets of advice and calling them the Rules of Social …

Free Forms and Legal Resources for Filmmakers & Video Pros - The Beat

Don’t go into your next film or video production blindly. Make sure you’re covered legally in all steps of the production process!<p>Taking the right …

How to Develop a Pitch: An Excerpt from ‘The Hollywood Pitching Bible’

How to Develop a Pitch: An Excerpt from 'The Hollywood Pitching Bible'<p><i>Douglas Eboch (who pitched the story on which “Sweet Home Alabama” is based)</i> …

Dean Silvers on the "Secrets of Breaking into the Film & TV Business" ⋆ FilmmakerIQ.com

Award-winning Filmmaker/Author Dean Silvers discusses his new book, “Secrets of Breaking into the Film & TV Business” (HarperCollins/William Morrow) …

What Makes an Online Video Ad Go Viral? The New Formula for 2014

Advertisers care how many people see their commercials, but in the online world they care just as much about how many viewers pass their eye-catching …

Top 20 Most Essential Software for Artists and Designers

I’ve been professionally writing about the game, film, and tech industries for seven years. With a degree in 3D graphics for game art and design, I …

Making An Explainer Video Storyboard

Is your audience confused about what your product does? That’s an important problem to solve because it could prevent all your hard work from having …

7 Film Startups Every Filmmaker Should Know

Startups seem to be booming all around the country lately. Los Angeles and Orange County are starting to become a hot spot, and recently a new name …

Los Angeles

10 tips for editing video

<b>By Kari Mulholland</b><p>One of TED’s video editors, Kari Mulholland, hard at work. Below, her editing advice. Photo: Biljana Labovic<p>The techniques that …

Successful Ways to Shoot Video Interviews

A great way that you can convey information about your company, service or topic of interest is by shooting a video interview.