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Make Money on YouTube, Film, TV and more with CD Baby Sync Licensing

Make Money on YouTube, Film, TV and more with CD Baby Sync Licensing (RT @cdbaby: Musicians: Make Money on YouTube, Film, TV & more w/ CD Baby Sync Licensing: http://t.co/cWC1lQMj...)...
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How to Distribute Your Movie on Hulu | FilmSlateMagazine.com - StumbleUpon

RT @FilmSlateMag: How to Distribute Your Movie on Hulu | http://t.co/0s2wCeNb #filmmaking #moviemaking...
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TechCrunch | Facebook “Listen With” Artist Page Links Will Help Musicians Monetize

TechCrunch | Facebook “Listen With” Artist Page Links Will Help Musicians Monetize | Arts Independent | Scoop.it
Today's launch of Facebook's synchronous music listening and chat feature "Listen With" will grow the social network's time on site and encourage streaming service usage and subscriptions. But another big benefactor will be the musicians themselves.
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Forget Me Not: Capturing and Prepping Sound for Video

Forget Me Not: Capturing and Prepping Sound for Video | Arts Independent | Scoop.it
Justin Matley walks through the various roles in audio for a typical film or video production.
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Bad Advice: 10 Easy Steps to a Disastrous Film Shoot | easyMovieMaking

Bad Advice: 10 Easy Steps to a Disastrous Film Shoot | easyMovieMaking | Arts Independent | Scoop.it
Everything always takes longer than you think it will. If you think it’s going to take two hours to shoot that quickie scene with the toddler and the tarantula, divide by a factor of three. Forty minutes, max, for the tyke and her venomous arachnid.
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Musicians Can't Wait For New Fans To Find Them, They Must SeekThem Out - hypebot

Musicians Can't Wait For New Fans To Find Them, They Must SeekThem Out - hypebot | Arts Independent | Scoop.it
Guest post by Michael Brandvold Founder/CEO, Michael Brandvold Marketing and Co-host, The Music Biz Weekly Podcast. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Tumblr, Google+, SoundCloud, ReverbNation… the list goes on and on and on.
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Video Editor's Rage Vlog [Guide To Making Good Quality Video]

A Detailed Guide (With Rage) To Making High Quality Videos, While testing some new way's of recording results are not perfect but getting there Consider this...
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New Ways Musicians Can Earn Money in 2012

New Ways Musicians Can Earn Money in 2012 | Arts Independent | Scoop.it
New Ways Musicians Can Earn Money in 2012 (RT @cdbaby: 10 New Ways Musicians Can Earn Money this year: http://t.co/5e2rwgoD...)...
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'Father's Day' Teaser Trailer Shows Major Studios How To Sell A Movie

'Father's Day' Teaser Trailer Shows Major Studios How To Sell A Movie | Arts Independent | Scoop.it
'Father's Day' is a pure low low budget indie horror film, but the guys behind it Astron-6 have used more imagination for the teaser trailer below than most major studios ever use with an unlimited budget.
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2011's heroes and villains of YouTube - Telegraph

2011's heroes and villains of YouTube - Telegraph | Arts Independent | Scoop.it
From the hapless owner of Fenton the deer-chasing dog to the 'Big Man' who
tackled a fare-dodging teenager, several Britons were made famous – and, in
some cases, infamous – by YouTube.
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A Random Circus Of Taste... Editing Viral Content in a Social Media Age | Social Media Today

A Random Circus Of Taste... Editing Viral Content in a Social Media Age | Social Media Today | Arts Independent | Scoop.it
A Random Circus Of Taste...Editing Viral Content in a Social Media Age http://t.co/Z8ZNkO7z #socialmedia #Maastricht...
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Disaster Filmmaking Competition - Record The Last Minutes of Earth

Disaster Filmmaking Competition - Record The Last Minutes of Earth | Arts Independent | Scoop.it

Here's your opportunity:

Are you a writer? Write an amazing scene about the last moments on Earth as recorded by a character on their smartphone. Get it made.

Are you an actor? There's no excuse! Even if you don't know any writers or directors, you can pick up your phone and make a movie!

Are you a director? How would you stage this scene? How can you use a phone and actors to make it compelling? Show us!

 

Looks like a fun competition: Record the last two minutes on earth.

http://t.co/54pKTha8...

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RIAA Accounting: Why Even Major Label Musicians Rarely Make Money From Album Sales | Techdirt

RIAA Accounting: Why Even Major Label Musicians Rarely Make Money From Album Sales | Techdirt | Arts Independent | Scoop.it
We recently had a fun post about Hollywood accounting, about how the movie industry makes sure even big hit movies "lose money" on paper. So how about the recording industry? Well, they're pretty famous for doing something quite...
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YouTube plots 'Your Film festival' - Newsday

YouTube plots 'Your Film festival' - Newsday | Arts Independent | Scoop.it
YouTube plots 'Your Film festival'NewsdayClick here YouTube plots 'Your Film festival' Published: January 20, 2012 12:41 PM YouTube is launching a film festival that will play out online and ultimately send 10 finalists to the Venice Film Festival...
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Musicians Praise BitTorrent and Creative Commons | TorrentFreak

Musicians Praise BitTorrent and Creative Commons | TorrentFreak | Arts Independent | Scoop.it
While the major record labels see BitTorrent as a threat, thousands of independent musicians believe it's one of the best ways to gain an audience. The FrostWire BitTorrent client has been promoting independent artists for years, with great success.
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The Struggling Musician

Every day a new band is created and old band breaks up. Some bands break up due to creative differences and some bands break up because of the high cost of professional musicians maintaining a full-time band. New equipment, transportation, public relations, advertisement, and the cost of night after night of gigs all add up to a high price for the would-be professional musician or the weekend musician. On top of all those costs the price of printing albums, demos, and shipping of said pressings can be a staggering amount that can hold back some great musicians from finding possible fans.

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ESPN Films Announces First Sports Documentary Filmmaking Grant with Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program

First Grant Recipient is Town of Runners from Director Jerry Rothwell ESPN Films today announced the first sports documentary filmmaking grant to be awarded through the Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program.
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20 Reasons Why Musicians Get Stuck at the Local or Regional Level | Music Business 101

20 Reasons Why Musicians Get Stuck at the Local or Regional Level | Music Business 101 | Arts Independent | Scoop.it
Music Business 101 - 20 Reasons Why Musicians Get Stuck at the Local or Regional Level (Hey Musicians! Are you wondering what it takes to take your music to the next level? Here are 20 mistakes to avoid!
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The International Academy of Web Television

The International Academy of Web Television | Arts Independent | Scoop.it

Why do we create original web series? Why do we produce episode after episode of our shows? This is your chance to tell the world why you do it and help to promote the IAWTV Awards along with the IAWTV and DBG.

Here is what you can do. Make a video about why you do what you do. Why did you produce your series? What got you started, what do you hope will come out of it? In 30 seconds, tell your story in a video called “Why I Do What I Do” and ask your fans to tune into the IAWTV Awards on January 12th, 2011.

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Musicians Guide to Google+ From Ariel Hyatt - hypebot

Musicians Guide to Google+ From Ariel Hyatt - hypebot | Arts Independent | Scoop.it
Google+ launched in July 2011 adding to the increasing amount of social networks. Have you created a Google+ profile or are you still waiting to see what happens with it? Some artists have already used Google+ to host ...
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Digital filmmaking at its best - Daily News & Analysis

Digital filmmaking at its best - Daily News & Analysis | Arts Independent | Scoop.it
Digital filmmaking at its bestDaily News & AnalysisThe festival aims to provide a platform for amateur filmmakers to showcase their talent. An annual event, the fest showcases cutting edge digital films from around the world.
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California incentives bill in works - Entertainment News, Film News, Media - Variety

California incentives bill in works - Entertainment News, Film News, Media - Variety | Arts Independent | Scoop.it
Assemblyman Felipe Fuentes is developing legislation that would extend California's film production incentive program and plans to introduce a bill in the upcoming legislative session.. Film News from the entertainment source: Variety.
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The Rise of Digital: How Indie Filmmakers Choose Cameras to Suit Their Needs | FilmSlateMagazine.com

The Rise of Digital: How Indie Filmmakers Choose Cameras to Suit Their Needs | FilmSlateMagazine.com | Arts Independent | Scoop.it
If there is one thing that an indie filmmaker has more control of while on set during production these days than at any time in the past, it is camera selection and subsequently how the finished film will look.
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Why You Should Give Your Music Away for Free - MTT - Music Think Tank

Why You Should Give Your Music Away for Free - MTT - Music Think Tank | Arts Independent | Scoop.it
One view on biz model for musicians: http://t.co/QCfaDIfy...
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