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Making Media Magic

In the media producing world these days, it seems as though there are only the two extremes of thought. “Art for Art’s sake” or “be as creative as you want, as long as it makes money”, kind of like Henry Ford’s “You can have any color car you want, as…

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Low-Budget Motion Picture Studio Development

This entry is a paper on micro-production companies I wrote a few months ago. I know of a few people who follow this blog who are participating in low budget film making and though this might be of interest. ~FBJ Contents •    Introduction •    Low-Budget Motion Picture Production •    Making…

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Busy Bee Buzzing Blissfully

So much going on. Over the weekend, Thursday the 22nd through Monday the 26th, I was fi/fantasy/media/costume convention and actually did stuff. This year was also a year of firsts, I was not working the con, I paid to attend, I was a contestant in the masquerade costume contest (in…

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A Book Project

The books are intended to help film students and new producers understand the budget process and provide a foundation for budget development. Even if you are not involved in production this workbook will give you an idea as to what goes into making a major motion picture.

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Artistic vs. Commercial

What makes good media? When asking this question you can expect the answer to fall along party lines. In media development, the Party System is divided in 2 Major Parties. Creative and Distribution with fringe parties like Product Placement and Trend Watchers confusing the issue just enough to keep things…