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The Art of Interviewing

A compelling interview does much more than share relevant information; it captures its audience and effectively conveys a message. It’s up to the interviewer to ask the right question and in the right way, or the interview can become dull, unexciting, or inauthentic. Here are a few tips to conducting a successful interview. Be natural and genuine. Your authenticity will…
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The Business Side to Pre-production: Budgetting

The Business Side to Pre-production: Budgetting

Big budget film production studios spend millions of dollars for big name actors, special effects, locations, marketing and more. When it comes to making your production successful, it is extremely important that you budget efficiently to ensure that there are no money shortages during the production process. Whether you’re spending thousands or even millions on your project, it is crucial you have a budget…
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What actually happens at film festivals?

What actually happens at film festivals?

Some of the most prestigious film festivals include Sundance, Cannes, Toronto International, Berlin International, and International of Rotterdam Film Festival. There are also many local festivals, especially in the Southern California area due to the proximity of Los Angles. But what actually happens at a festival? Did you know that film festivals showcase more than just movies? They provide workshops, discussions, and panels to…
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Using Drones Properly: A Beginner’s Flying Guide

Using Drones Properly: A Beginner’s Flying Guide

In our last 'drone' blog, we explored "The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of Regulation". As you may have read, the aerial videography and drone industries have grown substantially in the last few years. It can be difficult to keep up with changing rules regarding the operation of drones. Even more difficult can be learning to fly the damn-things. Several…
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A Thank You Note to Robin Williams from a Pixel Intern

A Thank You Note to Robin Williams from a Pixel Intern

As a 4-year old kid with Leukemia, two years of my life was spent bedridden in a children’s cancer treatment center. A sort of purgatory, surrounded by neither death nor life, was the closest thing I could call home. Children fatigued with chemotherapy treatments wander aimlessly in that cold and dark place. The constant sound of beeping heart monitors faintly…
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