Social Media and Broadcasting

Over the last decade the world of communication has evolved.  It has become smaller, more connected and in many ways “instant”. 

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Is Your Program on the Budget Chopping Block

BlueDollarLast month at the Student Television Network Convention in Orlando my publisher, Goodheart-Willcox, sponsored me as a session presenter.

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Hollywood Survival

hollywoodWriter, Producer, Director Keith Hartman gives us his thoughts for dealing with the personalities of Hollywood in this humourous but insightful check-list.

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How Students and Teachers Can Reshape Moviemaking


m_schoonmakerPreparing future movers and shakers for the film and television industries involves introducing them to the often painful negotiation between art and commerce.

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No Man's Land-In Search of the Middle School MovieMaker

m_schoonmakerOver almost twenty years of making movies with kids in K-12 environments, I have only recently caught a clear glimpse of the elusive middle school media maker.

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What to Require in your Video Projects

What do you look for in your student videos? Do you spell it out when you introduce the project?

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Teaching Change

As the old cliché´goes, the only constant is change.  This couldn’t be more the case with the film industry than in the past five years. 

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Who the (BLEEP) is Screening Content?

BleepI began reviewing videos and media as a teenager in order to check for what might be inappropriate content for some audiences.

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