Category: Discover

#CureStigma (PSA)

#CureStigma, a new series of nationwide public service announcements (PSA) featuring?NAMI?Celebrity Ambassadors from film, television, music, and sports including Utkarsh Ambudkar, Andrea Barber, Maurice Bernard, Corinne Foxx, Clark Gregg, Jamie Gray Hyder, AJ Mendez,...

Treat All Animals With Kindness (PSA)

Natalie Portman, who won an Oscar for her role in Black Swan, stars in a new PETA video spotlighting the legacy of maverick animal advocate Isaac Bashevis Singer, who won the Nobel Prize in Literature...

“Bumblebee”: Behind The Scenes (Video)

A look behind the scenes of the movie ?Bumblebee.? On the run in the year 1987, Bumblebee the Autobot seeks refuge in a junkyard in a small California beach town. Charlie, on the brink...

Top 5 Holiday Travel Tips For Women

1. Bring scarves with you when you travel because they serve multiple purposes. Really comfortable scarves help you to get cozy on the plane since they can get so cold. Scarves are a great...

Stop Making Us Sick (PSA)

Actor and activist Mark Ruffalo has spoken to Congress about toxic ?forever chemicals? that are contaminating the water, food and personal care products of people across the United States. During his speech to congress he stressed...

Top 5 Healthy Cookbooks From Hollywood Chefs

Consider these valuable and healthy culinary resources to help you through these trying times. 1. The Homemade Vegan Pantry: The Art of Making Your Own Staples by Miyoko Schinner Moving your diet away from...

The Lion’s Share (PSA)

Sir David Attenborough introduces The Lion?s Share, a simple way to make a powerful difference. Images of animals appear in about 20 percent of all ads. Yet 90 percent of the most popular animals featured in...

“Game Of Thrones”: Behind The Scenes (Video)

A look behind the scenes of the movie ?Game of Thrones.? George R.R. Martin’s best-selling book series “A Song of Ice and Fire” is brought to the screen as HBO sinks its considerable storytelling...

How Hollywood Is Going Green & Sustainable

Pierce Brosnan, the former James Bond, was inducted into the Environmental Hall of Fame for campaigning against illegal whale hunting and wetland protection. He was also named Best-Dressed Environmentalist by the Sustainable Style Foundation. Nice...

Dogs Belong Indoors (PSA)

Raising a toast to his dog, Tuba, Club de Cuervos star Luis Gerardo M?ndez stars in a new ad for PETA Latino that proclaims, ?Here?s to Family.? The ad goes on to say, ?Dogs Are Members of the Family. Please...

“Aladdin”: Behind The Scenes (Videos)

A look behind the scenes of the movie ?Aladdin.? Aladdin is a lovable street urchin who meets Princess Jasmine, the beautiful daughter of the sultan of Agrabah. While visiting her exotic palace, Aladdin stumbles...

Be An Ocean Hero (PSA)

Everyone can be an #OceanHero. Patrick Wilson, who stars as Orm/Ocean Master in Aquaman, is calling on YOU to join Oceana in protecting the world?s oceans. Oceana has won more than 200 important victories across the globe and protected...

Distribution Tip: Shorts have an Audience Too

While short films may not have the same distribution opportunities as feature films, short filmmakers shouldn’t feel discouraged, as they are still invaluable in developing a filmmaker’s name and gaining an audience through limited...

Top 5 Hollywood Dating Tips For Men

1. Honeymoon phases end. They just do. So here?s a challenge: How do you keep redefining your relationship? I think you have to find new elements that turn you on, and not only sexually....

Severity of Food Allergy (PSA)

In a Matter of Minutes ? The Severity of Food Allergy with Steve Carell, is a FARE PSA that encourages Americans to learn more about food allergies and anaphylaxis.

What Is Facebook Gaming?

As part of that many-pronged adventure into the $120 billion games industry, Facebook launched its Facebook Gaming app, where users can both pick back up that old Words With Friends game and watch their fifth or sixth-favorite Call...

Money Management Tips from Showbiz Superstars

We’re taking a look at some celebrities who make ‘money management living‘ part of their everyday lives. Major stars, with their frequently eccentric taste, don?t always play the real estate game to their best advantage. A clear...

Top 5 Hollywood Dating Tips For Women

1. Find out who you are and be that person. That?s what your soul was put on this earth to be. Find that truth, live that truth and everything else will come. 2. You’re...

Beauty Hacks To Steal From Hollywood

From DIY techniques that belong in your routine to “don’t try this at home”, here are the super-sneaky beauty secrets of Hollywood. Collagen is undoubtedly one of the best supplements for the skin as it really helps...

Hollywood Negotiation Tips

10 tips to get the salary of your dreams, according to some of the world’s most successful women. According to “Grey’s Anatomy” star Ellen Pompeo, women need to demand more of a stake in...

Actors & Musicians Making A Big Difference

What do Elton John, George Lucas, Bono and George Clooney all have in common? They are all celebrities that use their wealth to help others who are less fortunate in need. Bono: ONE Campaign...

Hollywood Stars Say “You Are What You Eat”

Chris Pratt slimmed down for Guardians of the Galaxy with a lot of exercise, but he made sure to ditch one beverage and replace it with water. ?Six months no beer,? Pratt captioned this Instagram post. Instead,...

Now Is The Time To Launch A Hollywood Career

Last November, 400,000 writers from around the world agreed to spend a month with their friends writing novels. They met in libraries and caf?s, cheered on by 1,000 volunteers. One writer, a 20-year-old college...

Apple Arcade Keeps Chugging Along

Although the number of games added to Apple’s subscription-based service has certainly died down, the weekly releases continue to go strong. Last month four new games were added. They include the food-based survival game Butter...

What is Byte?

Byte was developed by Vine co-founder Dom Hoffman. Since the app is still new, it’s currently only available on Android and iOS. Even though Byte had a run-in with bots shortly after launch, it still reported a promising first week...

What is TikTok?

TikTok was developed by Chinese company ByteDance, and launched in the US in 2017. You can download TikTok for free on iOS, Android or from the Amazon app store. Videos will automatically start playing on the app and you...

Amazon is Ramping Up on Sci-Fi TV Shows (Video)

Amazon has recently found success with sci-fi programming like “The Boys” and “The Expanse,” and it’s part of the company’s larger TV strategy for its streaming component, Prime Video. Amazon appears to be ramping up its efforts in...

What is Quibi?

The new mobile-centric short-form streamer Quibi was making a lot of noise at CES. Founder Jeffrey Katzenberg and CEO Meg Whitman delivered a keynote presentation, offering the following information about Quibi: ? The service rolls out April...

7 Hollywood Tips for Finding Cheap Flights

You probably already know this, but it bears repeating: buying your flights early can save you lots of money According to CheapAir.com?s annual airfare study, if you book between seven and 13 days ahead of...

The Hollywood Diet Includes A Big Pot Of Veggie Soup

Stay away from over-processed meats. Inexpensive and unprocessed foods like beans, rice, nuts and grains are far healthier than modern convenience foods, like soda and processed breads and cheeses. We also suggests preparing for the...

TV Commercials: Make Sure To Rehearse Blocking

When you move from scene to scene, you should consider running a rehearsal on-set for blocking (an actor’s movement through the scene). While full rehearsals can drain an actor emotionally before the camera rolls,...

Low-Budget Filmmaker’s Ideal Equipment List

If you opened a low-budget director’s travel bag, you?d find the following:  Canon T2i DSLR Camera The whole film can be shot with this camera at 1080p, 24fps. While it?s not a high-end camera...

8 Websites to Find a Storyboard Artists

Looking to storyboard your project? A great storyboard not only excites talent, crew, and clients, but also aligns your production departments behind the vision. We?ve compiled our top 8 websites to help you find...

Hosting A Stress-Free Hollywood Wrap Party

The hardest thing about dinner is getting everything to the table hot at the same time. I plan a menu that has one thing roasted in the oven (like rack of lamb), one thing...

“Star Wars, A New Hope”: Storyboards (Video)

Scene: A Galaxy Far, Far Away George Lucas did a storyboard for the title sequence. C3PO looks really different in these. Tougher. Lucas knew how he wanted that final shot. Storyboards by George Lucas...

How to Create a Teaser Trailer on a Budget

Low Budget Teaser Trailers Think about the type of teaser trailer you want to create. For low budget projects, videos can be used to?build awareness,?foster engagement?(motivation to buy/rent, get involved, etc.) and?educate. There are...

5 Hollywood Networking Tips When You’re an Introvert

Connecting with people online before you meet them can be really helpful.  Connect with other event attendees on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and social media platforms before an event. Connecting prior to meeting allows for...

Stay Fit In Hollywood, Stop Eating Sugar!

Alec Baldwin was a pre-diabetic when he met his then-girlfriend Hilaria, but he didn’t even know it. He admitted, however, that when he was done shooting 30 Rock he would eat pints of ice cream. He...

8 Best Practices for Hollywood Event Fundraising

Some might think a celebrity charity event is a one-size-fits-all type of thing. But, in reality, celebrities and charities have many reasons for hosting an event. 1. Start with a clear goal Maybe you’re...

5 Tips For Studying Film Abroad For Free

For the more traditional folk, national scholarships are a great way to get most (if not all) of your study-abroad expenses covered. Some scholarships may have niche requirements. But, hey, the more niche the...

6 Legal Documents for Every New Film Company

A common mistake startup founders make is failing to put the proper business structure in place. While time is a precious resource for any startup, founders should prioritize putting these agreements into place to...

Top 5 (Free) Time-Tracking Apps for Filmmakers

These time tracking apps make it easy to organize your time and clients information by name, address, hourly rates, or even different currencies. 1. Due Time Tracking Price: Free for Life Due is an extremely...

12 Free Online Learning Sites For Every Filmmaker

Learning to code can help entrepreneurs fix bugs if they don’t have a developer, or even go down the road of building their own website or products (such as apps). 1. CodeAcademy This great resource offers free...