Creatively Unemployed

  When deciding which college I would attend I was confronted with two choices; either attending an institution focused exclusively on the arts and the technical skills that accompany it, or a liberal arts institution where my education would be less focused but ultimately more diverse in nature. When most people learned that I chose […]

Creating Yourself

The creative industries world is one of the fastest paced industries when it comes to change. Aspiring new creators need to be even more adaptable to not only the demand, but the other creators trying to find a niche in order to appear the most in the wide supply. Going into a creative industry implies […]

Creativity in You and Skills to Success

Creativity is a skill that from experience often felt overlooked in terms of my own experiences with applying for jobs, before I switched into the creative field. Before discovering my passion for Film and Media, I was studying medicine. Rather, employers of internships I would attempt to pursue would look at hard evidence that I […]

How to: Succeed in the Creative Industries

When I’m asked what I study, I often find myself confidently responding but then quickly following up with a justifying remark. It goes something like this, “I study film and Spanish… but the Spanish is more because I was good at it going into school and I want to enter into more of the commercial […]

The Multiplicities of a Future in Creative Work

When my dad spoke on working in a creative industry to me, he always said: “You have to be two of three things: Genius, good with people, or hardworking.” His reasoning was that if you were going into a creative industry like his, music, to get and keep jobs you could be a jerk and […]

True Stories Revealed Through Podcasts

Podcasts and radio have an interesting relationship with one another. When listening to a podcast, some may find similar qualities to radio. Podcasts can have conversational features, advertisements, and interviews. On the other hand, podcasts can have a narration like element to it such as the podcast Strangers. Strangers podcast is written and produced by […]

A ‘Pretty Big’ Podcast

The podcast I chose to write about is one that is relatively new and slightly unconventional, but very interesting and insightful. Plus size model, body activist, and television presenter Ashley Graham aired her first episode of ‘Pretty Big Deal’ about a year ago on October 4th, 2018, (it can be found here). The format of […]

Sardonicast: A Film Lover’s Podcast

In the film reviewing community, podcasting is becoming an increasingly popular format to connect with audiences. Film reviews have had a long history, originating as published articles in newspapers and magazines. Eventually it evolved into shows like Siskel and Ebert, where two published film critics talked in front of a camera and reviewed new movies […]

Disney: Growing a small business to a multibillion dollar franchise

Walt Disney created the first generation of Disney Princesses in 1937-1959, targeting girls and children while establishing the importance of ‘True love’s first kiss’ and ‘A happily ever after.’ The Disney Princess franchise is a media and toy-line owned by The Walt Disney Company. In 2001, Andy Mooney became Chairman of Disney Consumer Products, and created […]

Nolan’s Batman Trilogy

Christopher Nolan and Christian Bale worked together for Batman Begins, The Dark Knight and The Dark Knight Rises. The trilogy has become a fan favorite for D.C. fans. But Nolan never had an intention of rebooting the film. He says that there wasn’t an idea of how to go about the film, so he just […]