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Digital Production Buzz — June 13, 2013

  • Kanen Flowers on Funding his Film Using
  • Schools Benefit from a Lemonade Weekend
  • The Challenges in Creating Truly Special Effects
  • Building Personal Relationships in the Digital Age

GUESTS: Kanen Flowers, Bruce Nazarian, Sean Mullen, and Jessica Sitomer

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Kanen Flowers, Creative Director, Scruffy TV

Kanen Flowers, Creative Director of Scruffy TV, recently funded his film – Hero Punk – using a combination of his own funds and KickStarter. This week, we talk to him about why he decided to use KickStarter. We also talk with him about his new user group: Bay Area Creative Professionals User Group, which had its first meeting last month.

Bruce Nazarian, The Digital Guy

When life hands you a BIG bunch of lemons, not all of us can make lemonade. But… Bruce Nazarian, The Digital Guy, has spent the last several months working on a new event called “The Lemonade Weekend 2.” It’s four days of great musical events taking place in historic Hollywood, March 20-23, 2014. In this interview, you’ll learn why its called “Lemonade Weekend,” and why they are talking about this now.

Sean Mullen, President, Rampant Design Tools

Sean Mullen, Creative Director of Rampant Design Tools has created some great drag and drop visual images for virtually every NLE. From hard-to-create fire, smoke, and gunshot visuals, to more complex visual stock elements, Sean and his team have invented some amazing visual effects. This week, he talks about the process of creating visual effects, how they decide what to create, and what some of his most challenging titles have been.

Jessica Sitomer, President, The Greenlight Coach

Work is hard enough, creating a personal life is almost impossible. Our favorite job coach, Jessica Sitomer, president of The Greenlight Coach, returns with suggestions on how to develop and maintain personal relationships in the digital age. These days, everything seems fast-paced and often superficial, which is not what you need when trying to build a life outside of work. What do you need to know to really connect with people? Jessica has the answers in her blog:

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