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Academy Award for Best Picture – Nomination Patterns and Predictability

By: Alex C Stephenson In the lead up to the Academy Awards, it may seem that the nominated movies have a certain consistency or predictability, when compared to...
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Best Animated Feature Film: The Anatomy of an Oscar Winner

The attributes and qualities of those who take home the hardware in the Animated Feature Film Category Whether you’re a performer, entertainment professional or simply a fan of...
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Audio Plays Starring Role in “Sully”, Sound Editing Oscar Nomination

Just how important are recordings from an airplane’s black box? Depending on the plane (and its story), recorded content from its black box could literally change the course...
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Why You Should Stop Using “Please Share” as Your Video Call to Action

Why You Should Stop Using “Please Share” as Your Video Call to Action Many people think about how exciting it would be to create a viral video. Much time...
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Writing for the Web: Communicating in Headlines

Headlines Aren’t Just for the Media Anymore Our world now demands a succinct style of communication. Whether that means condensing whole stories down to 140 characters or less,...
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Posting a Job? You’ve Got Two Great Options

You have a project that needs voice over. Now what? Posting your job on Voices.com, is a great place to start - giving you access to hundreds of...
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Life as an Astromech: How a Film Fan is Giving Back with the Help...

You never know how your passion projects and life’s ambitions will intersect. A few years ago, Steve Schwartzentruber found himself an empty nester with a lot more free...
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There is an Exciting Movement Happening in the World of Office Design

Famed author Frederic Laloux, who wrote Reinventing Organizations, has long believed that the form of our workplace is undergoing an evolution. No longer will offices be cold and...
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Elements of a Good Creative Brief

Whether you’re a writer, a producer or a designer, if you’re undertaking a creative endeavor with a client - a creative brief is essential. When done well, a...
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Sound Considerations for Creating Award and Festival-Worthy Films

Mark Vogelsang’s ear for sound is as a sommelier’s palate is to wine. Growing up in the Canadian Prairies, immersed in a soundscape rich with the rumblings of...

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