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talentdevelop.com - In the Harry Potter books and films, the main characters are often threatened by evil forces, in the form of both human and not so human entities such as Lord Voldemort (Ralph Fiennes). Author J.K....

Season 2 Title Sequence collab

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt

hitrecord.org - EVERYONE: Here is the Rough Cut of our Season 2 Title Sequence. Lots of great contributions have been contributed to this collab. However, we need more! Record video of yourself performing THIS SCR...

Hear Rihanna's New Song With Kanye West And Paul McCartney, "FourFiveSeconds" | Co.Create

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Fast Company

fastcocreate.com - Paul McCartney seems to have made a reinvention resolution last year as the rock legend has been turning up in some unexpected places. Those places have included the score for game blockbuster Dest...

Meet the 2015 Sundance Filmmakers #23: 'Christmas, Again'

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indiewire.com - By Emily Buder | Indiewire January 23, 2015 at 10:22AM Charles Poekel's "Christmas, Again" is more anthropological study than holiday movie. The film is a quotidian portrait of a Christmas tree ven...

Ready Aim Fire collab

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt

hitrecord.org - VOCALISTS & INSTRUMENTALISTS: Please refer to these Notes when contributing to our "Ready Aim Fire" collab. CONTRIBUTE HERE. NOTE: You can find the Reference Mix for this track HERE.  READY AIM FIR...

The GOOD Cities Project

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GOOD

magazine.good.is - I Moved to Los Angeles a Kid The first installment of our GOOD Cities Project: GOOD Co-founder Ben Goldhirsh tells us about the journey that brought him to make Los Angeles his home, and what Los A...

Kickstarter at Sundance 2015 » The Kickstarter Blog — Kickstarter

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kickstarter.com - It's time to head to Park City for another year of celebrating independent film. For the fourth straight year, Kickstarter-funded features, docs and shorts will make up more than 10 percent of the ...

Sundance Trend: How Filmmakers Use Kickstarter to Finish Movies - The Hollywood Reporter

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hollywoodreporter.com - This story first appeared in the Jan. 24 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. For emerging filmmakers, there's nothing like the high of learning your movie got into Sundance. But then a harsh ...

A self that goes on changing is a self that goes... • literary jukebox

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Maria Popova

literaryjukebox.brainpickings.org - A self that goes on changing is a self that goes on living. Virginia Woolf (January 25, 1882–March 28, 1941) in The Death of the Moth and Other Essays

The Surprising Effects Party Drugs Can Have on Your Soul

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GOOD

magazine.good.is - Television personality, filmmaker, and “performance philosopher” Jason Silva is a fan of drugs, and he’s not afraid to admit it. In fact, he often makes pretty compelling arguments for the benefits...

How virtual reality ate the Sundance Film Festival

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Kickstarter

theverge.com - Virtual reality debuted at Sundance in 2012 with Nonny de la Peña’s Hunger in Los Angeles, which used an early head-mounted display to place viewers in the middle of a food line outside a church. T...

7 Tips For Great Storytelling As A Leader | Fast Company

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Fast Company

fastcompany.com - We share our stories with our friends, family, and strangers on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter. We talk about vacations, holiday get-togethers, office projects, and travel mishaps. We don’t dump s...

La clemenza di Tito (by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart)   Opera in the Heights

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Michael J Gelb

operaintheheights.org - Mozart’s last opera, written in the final year of his life, La clemenza di Tito or The Clemency of Titus, takes place during the reign of the (real historical figure) Roman Emperor Titus around the...

How to Disagree (Without Being a Jerk) - 99U

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99U

99u.com - Research has shown that free form meetings aren’t the most effective way to produce good ideas. Suggestions brought up earlier in the meeting tend to have more influence. Additionally, the negative...

Why I want you to steal my ideas

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TED Talks

ideas.ted.com - If you drive away with it, I won’t have it any more, which is a real hassle. Please don’t steal my identity or my reputation either. Neither travels well, and all the time you’re using it, you’re d...

A Fan Recut The Hobbit Into a Single Movie

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GOOD

magazine.good.is - The Hobbit would have made an excellent three-hour movie. Instead, Peter Jackson and Warner Brothers took the slim, 300-page stand-alone book and turned it into a bloated, unnecessarily long nine h...

12 Rare Magazine Illustrations By Andy Warhol | Co.Design

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Fast Company

fastcodesign.com - Even before his screenprints of Campbell’s soup cans and Marilyn Monroe made him an international art star in the early 1960s, Andy Warhol was a successful, highly paid commercial illustrator in Ne...

An Interview with Christopher Doyle » The Kickstarter Blog — Kickstarter

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Kickstarter

kickstarter.com - Christopher Doyle is perhaps best known for his work as cinematographer on the films of Wong Kar-wai — Doyle worked on every film the iconic director made from Days of Being Wild to 2046, including...

History Repeats Itself collab

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hitRECord

hitrecord.org - A disembodied hand holds a flame to the corner of the page. It burns. Text onscreen: 1933AD, Germany Nazi officers corral ordinary German citizens as they throw books onto fires. In 1933, the Nazis...

Sundance Institute

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sundance.org - Filmmaker Louie Psihoyos and his team of activists and innovators that made The Cove are back with a new mission to save more endangered species. Where The Cove centered on the plight of dolphins, ...

How To Fake it Till You Make It Without Being Deceitful | Fast Company

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Fast Company

fastcompany.com - When it comes to moving ahead, we all have to shoot for a stretch job or project from time to time. But getting someone to take a chance on you can be tough, especially in environments that are ris...

Anonymous Secrets collab

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hitRECord

hitrecord.org - COMPOSERS: Please refer to these notes when contributing your Score to the 3 Anonymous Secrets short films & title cards. CONTRIBUTE HERE * Our deadline for this request is Sunday, February 1. As a...

9 extremely clever start-ups - Holy Kaw! - Holy Kaw!

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Guy Kawasaki

holykaw.alltop.com - I love this kind of stuff. The Globe and Mail has featured what they call, 9 extremely clever start-ups, along with ideas on how to follow their lead. The first example they give is, seek internati...

The Humane Art: Virginia Woolf on What Killed Letter Writing and Why We Ought to Keep It Alive

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Maria Popova

brainpickings.org - “A self that goes on changing is a self that goes on living.” “A letter should be regarded not merely as a medium for the communication of intelligence,” advised an 1876 guide to the art of epistol...

Play Along collab

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hitRECord

hitrecord.org - WEEK 14's REQUEST: Listen to THIS AUDIO SAMPLE and REmix it any way you want. *The Deadline for Play Along Week 14 is Saturday, January 24th. NOTE: You can find the stems for this track HERE.  The ...

eBooks will outsell print by 2018, predicts PricewaterhouseCoopers - BookBaby Blog

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WinningWriters.com

blog.bookbaby.com - In the United States and Britain, sales of e-books represent between a quarter and a third of the consumer book market and, by 2018, will edge out printed and audio books as the most lucrative segm...

Tim Harford — Article — The power of saying no

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Jason Silva

timharford.com - ‘Every time we say yes to a request, we are also saying no to anything else we might accomplish with the time’ Every year I seem to have the same resolution: say “no” more often. Despite my black b...

North Street Book Prize - Winning Writers

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WinningWriters.com

winningwriters.com - Media This contest accepts both print books and ebooks. Categories The judges reserve the right to reassign an entry from one category to another as they deem appropriate. No Scholarly Works This c...

The Principle of Infinite Pains: Legendary Filmmaker Maya Deren on Cinema, Life, and Her Advice to Aspiring Filmmakers

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Maria Popova

brainpickings.org - “The love of life itself… seems to me larger than the loving attention to a life. But, of course, each contains the other…” Russian-born American filmmaker, poet, photographer, choreographer, and c...

Muhlenberg College’s Master Choreographers features acclaimed choreographers and more than 60 dancers

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The Juilliard School

philadelphiadance.org - The Muhlenberg College dance program will showcase world premiere works by eight accomplished choreographers in its annual “Master Choreographers” concert, Feb. 5-7. The concert features a diverse ...

Out with a Bang: Finishing the most epic fan film of all time. — Kickstarter

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Kickstarter

kickstarter.com - There’s one clear issue with picking up a film shoot where it left off 25 years ago: The actors have aged. They are, in fact, now full-grown adults. Returning to shoot this scene would normally be ...

What Modeling Has Taught Me About Photography

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CreativeLive

blog.creativelive.com - A photo posted by Jen Brook (@jen_brook_model) on Nov 11, 2014 at 5:40am PST When asked what modeling has taught me about photography, I didn’t want to talk about F-stops and apertures because, to ...

New concertmaster brimming with talent and self-confidence

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The Juilliard School

http - KITCHENER — At only 24 years old and freshly graduated from the famed Juilliard School in New York City, Montreal native Bénédicte Lauzière has just landed a rather prestigious position. "I have al...

Adam Driver: 7 Things You Might Not Know About The 'Star Wars: Episode VII: The Force Awakens' Actor : The Eye : Fashion & Style

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The Juilliard School

fashionnstyle.com - SIGN UP TO RECEIVE THE LATEST NEWS FROM FASHION&STYLE With his extra-tall, lean frame, Adam Driver of "Girls" and future "Star Wars: Episode VII: The Force Awakens" fame might not be the most likel...

Mila Kunis Interview

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The Talks

the-talks.com - Ms. Kunis, would you call yourself a perfectionist? That’s the thing where I think I fail in life; I’m not looking for perfection. I don’t think it’s achievable; I think it is impossible to achieve...

In Football We Trust - a Sundance documentary premiere by Tony Vainuku and Erika Cohn — Kickstarter

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Kickstarter

kickstarter.com - We are fortunate to have been selected to World Premiere at the Sundance Film Festival and aim to make it our "kick-off" for a year long national -- and maybe, international -- screening tour. Sund...

The New World of Publishing: Top 10 Reasons Why I Would Never Publish Traditionally

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Joanna Penn

deanwesleysmith.com - Got an interesting question last week when sitting having dinner with an old friend. He wanted to know why I said I would never go back to publishing novels with traditional major publishers. Now o...

Converse Releases New Sneaker Designs Featuring Andy Warhol’s Artworks - DesignTAXI.com

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TAXI

designtaxi.com - Converse Releases New Sneaker Designs Featuring Andy Warhol’s Artworks Sneaker company Converse has collaborated with the Andy Warhol Foundation to release a line of trainers that will feature the ...

Disabled man uses a typewriter to make incredible art [video] - Holy Kaw! - Holy Kaw!

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Guy Kawasaki

holykaw.alltop.com - Art is what makes us human. We channel our feelings, our thoughts, and our experiences into these beautiful creations unlike any other creature on the planet. In this inspiring story, you’ll see a ...

2014 TED Presentations from Writers

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Joanna Penn

adweek.com - We’ve compiled a list of five videos featuring writers who have given TED talks throughout the past year. Our list includes Extra Yarn author Mac Barnett, Lunch Lady series creator by Jarrett J. Kr...

Kim Longinotto, Rose McGowan, and Erika Cohn Ink Deals at

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Melissa Silverstein

blogs.indiewire.com - By Laura Berger | Women and Hollywood January 23, 2015 at 3:00PM Sundance 2015 is just getting underway, but there's already a lot of exciting news coming in for female directors, novices and vets ...

Virginia Woolf on How to Read a Book

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Maria Popova

brainpickings.org - “Do not dictate to your author; try to become him. Be his fellow-worker and accomplice.” “The mind, the brain, the top of the tingling spine, is, or should be, the only instrument used upon a book,...

Endangered Languages: The Mother Tongue Revival - Hammer Museum

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PBS SoCaL

hammer.ucla.edu - Languages are disappearing at an alarming rate: nearly half the 6,000 languages on earth will go extinct over the next 50 years due to globalization. This multimedia evening presents local endanger...

Anne R. Allen's Blog: 6 Mistakes that Can Sidetrack New Writers

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Joanna Penn

annerallen.blogspot.com - 6 Mistakes that Can Sidetrack New Writers  by Anne R. Allen Ruth and I like to say we made all the writing and publishing mistakes so you don't have to. I figure that personally I've collected near...

A Guide to Successful Crowdfunding - Athena Film Festival

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Melissa Silverstein

athenafilmfestival.com - Seed&Spark’s Founder and CEO Emily Best will teach a workshop for filmmakers with a step-by-step plan to parlay the skills needed for successful crowdfunding into successful distribution, helping f...

CreativeFuture Announces Sundance Panels and Events

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CreativeFuture

creativefuture.org - PARK CITY – CreativeFuture and HP are partnering at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival on a series of panels and workshops at The Sundance House Presented by HP, reflecting a shared commitment to tech...

Rihanna, Kanye West, & Paul McCartney – “FourFive Seconds” - Stereogum

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kyra maya phillips

stereogum.com - The collaboration between Rihanna, Kanye West, and Paul McCartney has arrived. It’s called “FourFive Seconds.” Earlier this week, Kanye played the song for a bunch of radio programmers at the iHear...

Hilarious girl gets harassed by a one-eyed emu [video] - Holy Kaw! - Holy Kaw!

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Guy Kawasaki

holykaw.alltop.com - If you can watch this video without tearing up from laughing then there’s something wrong with you. Not only is this girl’s commentary hilarious, but the One-Eyed Emu’s comedic timing is pure gold.

Want To See More Women At The Oscars? It Starts At Sundance - MTV

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Melissa Silverstein

mtv.com - When the 2015 Academy Awards nominations were announced on January 15, a hefty dose of outrage followed — because not only were people of color snubbed in nearly every category, but women were left...

Explore – The mostly-unspoken rule that artists aren’t...

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Explore

explore.noodle.com - The mostly-unspoken rule that artists aren’t supposed to talk about their businesses reveals plenty about how we tend to think of “art” and “business” as mutually exclusive – and have double (or ev...

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