CareerSkills & Techniques

How To Make It Rain

Follow TheCruu!by The Lookout DC by Andy DelGiudice What do you do when a client asks you to make it rain? You can either run to the bank or make a deal or two (straight cash!) or, if you’re Ryder Haske of Peoples Television, you call up your cohorts at The …

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Skills & Techniques

Akira Kurosawa – Composing Movement

Follow TheCruu!by Every Frame A Painting Can movement tell a story? Sure, if you’re as gifted as Akira Kurosawa. More than any other filmmaker, he had an innate understanding of movement and how to capture it onscreen. Join me today in studying the master, possibly the greatest composer of motion …

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CareerSkills & Techniques

Creativity. Inspiration.

Follow TheCruu!by Creativity. We hear the word frequently enough that it’s a standard part of our language. Not only do we admire it when a person has it, but it’s a vital part to the digital film and video industries. You still might have one question in mind: what does …

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CareerGear & Tech

AJA Drops Price of 4K CION Camera Significantly

Follow TheCruu!by written by Michael Murie.  Originally published on Filmmaker Magazine. AJA has slashed the price of their 4K CION camera in half to $4995. It’s part of their “Summer of Savings” promotion, which they say will run through the end of the summer. Other price reductions announced: Ki Pro Quad …

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CareerSkills & Techniques

The Power of Storytelling – “Resonate” Event on July 22nd

Follow TheCruu!by Resonate builds the capacity of groups focused on women’s skill building and education. Customized Storytelling for Leadership training is central to their work.  Harnessing the power of storytelling allows women and girls to leverage their knowledge and skills to create a better future for themselves, their families, and …

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CareerSkills & Techniques

Time Management for Creative Types

Follow TheCruu!by by Katie Morton originally published on HuffingtonPost Time management sounds like such a dry topic, but it’s really about letting some things go so that you can do what you love. These two strategies won’t work for everyone, and it’s of critical importance to discern which strategy works best for …

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MonetizeSkills & Techniques

5 Tips for Making a Killer Reel.

Follow TheCruu!by Story&Heart Check out this amazing Reel and story from Camp 4 Collective (above). Then see the 5 tips, below. Don’t just use your reel to show what you can do. Use it to show what you want to do. Treat your reel like its own project. A killer reel is more than …

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Gear & Tech

A Personal Flying Drone Camera That Follows You … For Selfies & Much More

Follow TheCruu!by Put down that selfie stick, you neanderthal.  The future of personal image and video capture is here. The Lily is the first of it’s kind; a throw and shoot, flying drone camera. Complete with GPS tracking bracelet, the Lily takes flight when thrown in the air.  Then the …

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CareerMonetize

Keys to Crowdfunding Success

Follow TheCruu!by Danae Ringelmann co-founded Indiegogo. She gives some insights on how to setup a crowdfunding campaign to reach your goals for any project.

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