CareerMonetize

Reclaiming Rewards From Rip-Offs: How to Live with Piracy

Follow TheCruu!by Moviemaker As soon as a moviemaker fortunate enough to score a release is finished with the high fives, one of the first things he or she will notice is the film’s “unofficial” presence online. A somewhat frantic Google search will inevitably yield a number of sites advertising its current or …

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The New Revolution – Virtual Reality Roller Coaster

Follow TheCruu!by In spring 2016, Six Flags over Texas will transform the Shock Wave coaster with an virtual-reality experience during the ride. Riders can opt to wear a VR headset during the ride with a 3D experience that’s perfectly synced to Shock Wave’s motion.

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CareerGear & Tech

A Sketch Artist, That’s Really a Drone …

Follow TheCruu!by From chisels to paintbrushes, pens, and pixel pushing … tools and technology have always been used by humans for the creation of art. We use inanimate tools, which typically bend to the will of the artist … but a project by students at the MIT Media Lab’s Fluid Interfaces Group ponders …

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DC Artist Wins Google Doodle Competition

Follow TheCruu!by D.C. native Akilah Johnson is the first African American student to win the “Doodle for Google” contest. If you go to Google.com today (3/22/2016), you can see her piece featured on the iconic web search site. We’re proud of you, Akilah!

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Netflix outbids Film Studios – $90 million movie deal for ‘Bright’, starring Will Smith

Follow TheCruu!by Digital Trends Earlier this month, it was reported that Suicide Squad director David Ayer would reunite with leading man Will Smith for the upcoming fantasy cop drama Bright, based on a script penned by Chronicle and American Ultra screenwriter Max Landis. That project just got a lot more …

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CareerSkills & Techniques

Why Props Matter

Follow TheCruu!by Written, edited, & narrated by Rishi Kaneria. A look at the hidden power of film props. And how filmmakers use the everyday (and not so everyday) objects in their scenes to enhance cinematic storytelling.  

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CreativeWeb

Marvel’s Luke Cage Official Trailer – (Jessica Jones)

Follow TheCruu!by The hulking love interest of Jessica Jones – in her popular Netflix series – now Luke Cage has a Netflix series of his own. Check the short teaser trailer!

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CreativeWeb

Star Trek Beyond’s Director Drops Crazy 360-Degree Film

Follow TheCruu!by Soooooo … if you’re viewing this on your phone – AND YOU MUST USE THE YOUTUBE APP – you’ll be able to turn your phone left, right, up and down …. 360 degrees to see different parts of this sci-fi action thriller. It’s insane, and possibly the future …

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CreativeTelevision

Team Ninja Warrior = Awesome + Ridiculous

Follow TheCruu!by Two teams compete for a birth in the Team Ninja Warrior Championship.

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KABUL’S FEMALE GRAFFITI MASTER, SHAMSIA HASSANI

Follow TheCruu!by The Creators Project The Creators Project travels to Kabul to meet young feminist graffiti artist Shamsia Hassani, whose work challenges preconceptions about the role of women in Afghani society, and expresses a unique perspective on life in a country recovering from decades of war. We chat with her about identifying and working as …

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