Thursday, May 19, 2022

How to Own Your Brand in the Film & TV Industry

We have probably heard that we should do this or that to build and maintain “our brand”. But what does this really mean, especially if you aren’t selling a physical product or a service to customers? As a writer, editor, filmmaker, director, producer, production assistant or other position behind the scenes, what does it mean to have “a brand”? What...

Watch This Truly American Doc for Black History Month

Since the beginning of our presence in the United States, Black Americans have been characterized in hurtful, harmful, denigrating ways. From the Mammy to the Jezebel, the Brute, Coon, and more, we have been perceived and depicted as less-than-human. What damage is done when a Black person isn’t allowed to play a “Black” character? One of the first instances...

Learning How to Trust Your Creative Voice

Creating content and sharing it with the world is not easy. So many things can cloud the process – from the work others are doing to the fear of criticism, industry norms or “rules”, knowledge gaps, limited self-assurance and more. Know Your Worth As difficult as it can be to obtain and maintain, confidence is key to building a sustainable...

STEAM Careers In The Movie Industry You’d Never Think Of

When most people think of careers in the film and television industry, what comes to mind are writers (possibly), directors, camera operators, actors and maybe producers. The truth is, there are so many more roles behind the scenes of our favorite shows and flicks. From visual effects to color, sound and editing, coordinators, assistants and science, technology and engineering,...

Motivation: What You Should Do Right After Hearing “No”

It can be difficult to overcome the hurdle of "no". We’ve all heard it before, for one reason or another. Sometimes it bruises our ego, and at other times it disappoints us to the point that we want to give up. If your goal is to work in the entertainment industry, you will more than likely hear what is...

Must Watch Video: Queen Latifah in The Equalizer Trailer

Queen Latifah
Our girl, Queen Latifah is back with her new network series, The Equalizer. The Equalizer is a remake from the 80's. Queen Latifah's new drama is set to premiere at a date and time with no equal - immediately following the Super Bowl! In the reimagining of the classic series, Latifah stars as Robyn McCall, an enigmatic woman with...

What It’s Like To Be A Black Film & TV Editor

Black Film & TV Editor
Do you love Black news, film and television? Are you looking for a job or career in one, two or all three? If so, then Comcast might have you covered. Being a Black Film & TV Editor In this Comcast Careers feature, Black Film & TV Editor Kaila breaks down the duties of her role and why she enjoys what she...

Watch: Malcom & Marie | Official Trailer

Malcolm & Marie When filmmaker Malcolm (John David Washington) and his girlfriend Marie (Zendaya), return home from a movie premiere and await his film’s critical response, the evening takes a turn as revelations about their relationship surface, testing the couple’s love. Directed & written by Sam Levinson. Look for our official review soon.

Watch: Kid President explain the story of Martin Luther King

0 We have our tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King. Hope you'll check it out. Here's an excerpt. I originally wrote this article in 2018 when I was focused on tying Dr. King’s legacy to what motivated me as a creator. But, in 2021, upon re-reading this article, all I can think about is this: Dr. King was better than...

Finding Your Tribe Is Vital For a Successful Career

Pursuing your dreams can be a lonely process. It requires us to look within and tune within often, especially if we are the ones who receive the vision and are behind the vision. Though projects are often sparked by a single person or small group of people, bringing the vision to life is in no way a one person...

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