It’s a story all too common for Americans. They’re upstanding citizens, leading normal lives. Raising kids, paying taxes, ball games, and cookouts. Then one day a bad surgery or traffic accident requires pain medication. Months pass, and that average upstanding citizen is an opiate addict, so dependent on the painkillers they can’t function without them. Continue reading Can Consumer Tech Help Opiate Addicts?
For a man so adored by generations of fans, Gregg Allman could be a pretty private guy. When he was diagnosed with liver cancer, he didn’t make a big public issue of it. He told a few close family members and friends. Then he went right on making music.
These days, it’s common knowledge that we carry around more computing power in our pocket than was used to put a man on the moon. Whether that’s literal or apocryphal, it’s a pretty clear indicator of how the growth of computing power allows modern culture to thrive.
Whether you’re just getting into the industry or have been auditioning for a while, debating whether or not to go to acting school is a question everyone asks themselves. Many will argue that acting school is a waste of money, while others will say it has numerous advantages and will help you land a role. Here are the top 4 reasons you should consider going to acting school. Continue reading Should You go to School to Become an Actor?
For a few years now, Google has worn a big target on its back in the battle over diversity in the tech industry. Part of this is because Google is a huge – nearly the biggest – target in that industry, so it draws a lot of attention. Then there’s the company’s less than stellar record on diversity that motivates activists to target the low hanging fruit offered by the company’s reputation.
Brand battles can be brutal. Companies vying for a finite customer base, especially in a rapidly changing marketplace, will go all out to gain and maintain a market advantage. It’s no different in the pharmacy business. Look on any corner with a Walgreens, CVS or Rite Aid, and you can bet a rival will be set up nearby, often on the opposite corner. The common physical locations of the brands involved in these rivalries give consumers a chance for a head-to-head comparison, as well as the ability to choose their favorite and express that loyalty.
Hollywood has come a long way from its black and white, silent picture beginnings, and each decade of advancement and improvement of film technologies has also seen film budgets rise to even greater proportions. With 2020 still three years away, the 2010’s have proved one of the most expensive decades in the history of film production. Continue reading The Top 3 Most Expensive Films of All Time
Here are some helpful pointers in marketing yourself as an actor in 2017.
What makes a great filmmaker? For anyone with the desire to become a film director or creative director, this is an important question. One of the jobs of a director is to develop and show strong character traits in both the story and from the actors.
You’ve probably heard—repeatedly—that, in the movie industry, who you know is more important than what you know. There’s truth to that statement, and while it is unfortunate, you won’t be the one to change it. That means you’d better learn how to network and to then leverage that network into opportunities for you.