Support Our #creatives® Shares: What 4 Showrunners Look for When Staffing a Writers Room | Vulture

  Discussed in this post is a critical part of the production of a TV show: the writers room, where content for a TV show is born.  The shared article in this post provides a take on what makes a good writers room. The shared article originally appeared in Vulture: “What 4 Showrunners Look for … More Support Our #creatives® Shares: What 4 Showrunners Look for When Staffing a Writers Room | Vulture

Support Our #creatives Tours the Studio Backlot

Introduction A backlot is an area behind or adjoining a movie studio, containing permanent exterior buildings for outdoor scenes in filmmaking or television productions, or space for temporary set construction. I will relay how I became familiar with the look and purpose of a backlot. Back to the ’70s – Learning about Backlots I visited … More Support Our #creatives Tours the Studio Backlot

Support Our #creatives Shares: Nights at the Museum: When the Met Became a Movie Studio | The New York Times

The linked-to article in this post originally appeared in The New York Times: “Nights at the Museum: When the Met Became a Movie Studio”, by James Barron. I saw “Ocean’s 8” recently, which is about a group of women pulling off a theft at the annual Metropolitan Museum of Art (Met) Gala. I have not seen … More Support Our #creatives Shares: Nights at the Museum: When the Met Became a Movie Studio | The New York Times

Support Our #creatives Shares: 14 Behind-the-Scenes Secrets of Broadway Understudies | Mental Floss

The linked-to article in this post originally appeared in Mental Floss: “14 Behind-the-Scenes Secrets of Broadway Understudies”, by Erin McCarthy. I normally report on content that is video/recorded. However, the world of live theatre also fascinates me. Someday I will work behind-the-scenes in a live production. I love going through a Playbill and looking at the … More Support Our #creatives Shares: 14 Behind-the-Scenes Secrets of Broadway Understudies | Mental Floss

Film History: How Mary Pickford Helped Create United Artists | When Women Inspire

  Mary Pickford (photo from article; photo source: Kate Gabrielle, CC BY 4.0, via Flickr) The linked-to article in this post originally appeared in When Women Inspire, Film History: How Mary Pickford Helped Create United Artists, by Christy Birmingham . It has often been said that if you want full control over a project, make your … More Film History: How Mary Pickford Helped Create United Artists | When Women Inspire

I work with her on “B-City”! Interview with Jolie East-Miji | IndieActivity

The linked-to article in this post original appeared on the IndieActivity website, Interview with Jolie East-Miji, by Michael Ford. I have worked with Jolie East-Miji on her webseries, “B-City” (in both seasons 1 and 2; season 2 is currently in production). I am an executive producer on season 2 (and key production assistant on-set). I love … More I work with her on “B-City”! Interview with Jolie East-Miji | IndieActivity

Support our #filmmakers: Danielle Earle in Her Own Words

Introduction I have spoken of my friend and colleague #filmmaker Danielle Earle often on my blog. I have had the privilege to work with her on projects such as “Brooklyn is in Love” and “Lover’s Game”. I wanted to share her Facebook post from August 27, 2017 . She elegantly explains why diversity in media … More Support our #filmmakers: Danielle Earle in Her Own Words