NAB is in full swing and I’m excited to be sharing Unlocking The True Value of Your Creative Content with filmmakers, photographers and other creatives later today. The slides and handout can be found by visiting the project’s page.
Three interviews into the open research for the Unlocking The True Value of Your Creative Content Project, an unexpected theme has bubbled up-the feeling of responsibility one has to create great work when your friends, family and fans are financing the project. All three interviews have mentioned this pressure as being a positive force to […]
Photojournalist and National Geographic contributor Amy Toensing discusses her recently funded Kickstarter campaign In the Shadows, a project aiming to document and raise awareness of urban refugee children in Africa. In the interview she discusses the opportunities crowdfunding offers creative artists, the sense of responsibility that comes from having your individuals instead of publications fund […]
I recently interviewed Emily Best, CEO and Founder of Seed & Spark, a platform for crowdfunding and self-distribution of independent films. Her interview shines with insight into the ways filmmakers, and independent creatives of all stripes, need to shift their mentality from solitary artist to that of a CEO developing a product to serve the […]
There has never been a better time to be an independent creator looking to self-publish and self-distribute your work. Tools for creation are more powerful and less expensive, platforms for distribution are emerging and a number of early pioneers are showing success in forging ahead without traditional publishers and distributors. But how do you do […]