Her new album, "Theatre Is Evil," is the most successful music-based Kickstarter project to date. But is Amanda Palmer’s tweet-happy, DIY, often NSFW approach a model for independent artists?
Emmy-winning writer and producer Chris Nee explains how her young son’s complex moods inspired her to create a CG-animated show for preschoolers that trades the one-idea/one-emotion model for sophisticated storytelling and rich characters that would be at home on TV for adults--all without being able to draw more than a stick figure.
While it may be harder than ever to sell records, The Roots drummer and "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" band leader actually prefers it this way. Here’s why.
The “Paranormal Activity” creator talks about teaming with Steven Spielberg to produce a TV-based freakfest, "The River."
Toronto director Jamie Travis was one of the breakout stars of Sundance this year--his ribald "For A Good Time Call" was picked up by Focus Features. Travis talks about his path to, and from, Sundance.
Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman directed the massive box office winner "Paranormal Activity 3" and now have reportedly signed on to the fourth installment in the homemade fright franchise. Here, the directors talk about the evolution of storytelling, branded content, and why they’re not really narcissists.
Veteran sci-fi TV writer/producer Jane Espenson goes from courting fanboys to spoofing gay marriage in critically lauded, provocative new web series Husbands, a network-worthy series that makes Modern Family look like as wild as The Brady Bunch.
Tastemaker and RCRD LBL founder Elliot Aronow says brands and content creators need, simply, to keep it real. Oh, also, "don’t be a hack."
A pair of Toronto-based filmmakers (both male) bring to life the sincerely funny stream-of-conscious Twitter feed @ShitGirlsSay with the help of Juliette Lewis.