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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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10 Sites for Motion Graphics, Video Production and Editing Inspiration | Premiumbeat.com

10 Sites for Motion Graphics, Video Production and Editing Inspiration | Premiumbeat.com | Arts Independent | Scoop.it
Want to know where to go for ideas and inspiration for your next project? Check out our roundup of 10 of the best websites showcasing cutting-edge and creative television advertismenets, experimental shorts, title sequences and online videos!
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Iranian filmmakers speak openly about their society | BZFilm.com ...

Iranian filmmakers speak openly about their society | BZFilm.com ... | Arts Independent | Scoop.it
Increased participation of women in filmmaking seems to be a welcome change for Iranian cinema.
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Robot videojournalist uses cuteness to get vox pops - tech - 28 December 2011 - New Scientist

Robot videojournalist uses cuteness to get vox pops - tech - 28 December 2011 - New Scientist | Arts Independent | Scoop.it
Boxie is a doe-eyed cardboard robot that elicits conversations from passers-by to gather material for a documentary (Documentary-video-making robot uses cuteness to get vox pops - http://t.co/K1nzZoQE...
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A Shot at the Big Time -- IndieGoGo

A Shot at the Big Time -- IndieGoGo | Arts Independent | Scoop.it
He was a small town rock star with a big time future. But the army smashed his guitar with a gun.
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For Famous Musicians, 27 Is a Dangerous Age

For Famous Musicians, 27 Is a Dangerous Age | Arts Independent | Scoop.it
Amy Winehouse was 27 when she died. So were Kurt Cobain, Jim Morrison, Jimi Hendrix and Janis Joplin. (Really? The Claim: For Famous Musicians, 27 Is a Dangerous Age: Amy Winehouse was 27 when she died.
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Ranking Musicians by How Much They Look Like Jesus?

Ranking Musicians by How Much They Look Like Jesus? | Arts Independent | Scoop.it
Musicians have always loved the Jesus look, mainly because it obviates the need to cut your hair and shave — which, if you're more interested in sex, drugs, and/or rock 'n' roll than practicalities, is just the ticket.
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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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Louis CK Shows How to Self-Distribute a Video, Brings in $1 Million Online

Louis CK Shows How to Self-Distribute a Video, Brings in $1 Million Online | Arts Independent | Scoop.it
Among the many news stories that I missed recently, comedian Louis CK's self-released Live at the Beacon Theater video might be the story that I feel the most remiss about missing.
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The Most Pirated Movie of 2011, Plus Ti West on Why Illegal Downloads Disrupt Indie Filmmaking | Movie News | Movies.com

The Most Pirated Movie of 2011, Plus Ti West on Why Illegal Downloads Disrupt Indie Filmmaking | Movie News | Movies.com | Arts Independent | Scoop.it
The Most Pirated Movie of 2011, Plus Ti West on Why Illegal Downloads Disrupt Indie Filmmaking. Read this and other movie news, reviews, and more at Movies.com.
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Edward Burns and the Socialization of Indie Cinema

Edward Burns and the Socialization of Indie Cinema | Arts Independent | Scoop.it
Edward Burns discusses the importance of social media and the disruption taking place in independent cinema.
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All but Invisible: Minimalist ‘Air’ Camera is Light & Portable

All but Invisible: Minimalist ‘Air’ Camera is Light & Portable | Arts Independent | Scoop.it

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Independent Artist Scholarships, Musicians Institute, USA - Scholarships, Grants & Student Loan Information - Scholarships Grants Loan

Independent Artist Scholarships are available to applicants (both US and non-US citizens) enrolling in the Artist Certificate Program who demonstrate outstanding talent.
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Nano Budget Filmmaking: The New Sustainable Cinema – Indie Film

INTERDEPENDENT FILMMAKING: THE NANO-BUDGET ENDEAVORHow does one define themselves in the new and constantly updating market?
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