Filmmakers

Entertainment

'The Godfather' Meets Bruce Springsteen -- How This CEO Aims to Give You a Severe Case of Cultural Whiplash

We talk art and innovation with Andrew Essex, the CEO of the Tribeca Festival, which kicks off this week.
Filmmakers

What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Filmmakers and Their Craft

Emerging filmmakers discuss what it takes to launch a film. To entrepreneurs, their words sound familiar.
Commencement addresses

Steven Spielberg Commencement Speech, Harvard University, May 2016 (Transcript)

The film director spoke about listening to intuition, studying the past and confronting hate with humanity.
YouTube

3 YouTube Personalities Reveal the Secrets of Their Successes

Jay Piecha, Sunny Lenarduzzi and the Eh Bee Family are founders of three unique YouTube channels with engaged, almost tribe-like audiences.
film industry

Straight Outta MENA: Oscar Nominated Arab Film Theeb Could Make History

If Theeb wins at this year's Oscars, it will be the first Arab film to be awarded an Academy Award.
Video Marketing

5 Tips for Selecting the Ideal Music for Your Marketing Video

Matching the song that best fits your video amplifies your message and makes far more memorable.
YouTube

YouTube to Fund Premium Content and Signs a Film Deal

The goal is for the video-sharing site to secure higher quality advertising.
Crowdfunding

The 10 Most Funded Kickstarter Campaigns Ever

A look at the 10 ventures that have raised the most money on the popular crowdfunding website to date.
Inspiration

5 Great Call-to-Action Film Quotes For Entrepreneurs

Sometimes going to a great movie can be a real kick of inspiration. Here are some film quotes to give you a kick in the pants.
SXSW

Robert Rodriguez on Building a Kick-Ass Network

The Austin-based director behind El Mariachi and Sin City will launch a new Hispanic entertainment network this month. We talked to him about the challenges and his goals for the project.
Starting a Business

Vimeo Wants to License and Fund Your Movie

Video-sharing website Vimeo has launched a $500,000 project to license and distribute crowdfunded films.
Growth Strategies

Filmmaker Robert Rodriguez on TV, Social Media and Entrepreneurship

When it comes to creating something totally new, cutting-edge film director Robert Rodriguez offers this advice.
Starting a Business

OpenIndie.com: Reeling in Funds from Fans

How crowdfunding financed a startup to help filmmakers flourish.