(This article is intended to teach and therefore, if you want to get the most out of the experience I would suggest reading some of the works of H.P. Lovecraft in preparation for what follows. Most importantly, I suggest The Beast in the Cave and The Alchemist as they will feature prominently as examples.)
From books comes films, games and TV series...
In this day and age, where self-image means everything, cosplay is no different. Compared to its humble beginnings decades ago, technological advances have made it possible to bring our favorite fictional characters to life.
This article will contain spoilers to The Belko Experiment.
Even though we've seen the scenario played out in the movies and on TV, what would you, or rather, should you do in an honest-to-goodness zombie apocalypse situation? First of all, can this actually happen? Will there be some nasty virus that makes us long for the taste of brains? Or is religion playing a cruel game by warning us that once Hell’s full, the dead will walk the Earth? No one really knows for sure, and that's what makes it so goddamn terrifying!
Reading a really amazing book can often ruin your experience with other books you need to read on your ever-growing to be read list. There are so many ways to help branch out from this amazing book and straight into reading new books!
In every anime convention you'll go to, you will see beginner cosplayers. You can tell they're beginners because they often are the most worried about how they look. Some look great, others look awful. Ever wonder why some look great, while others look terrible?
If any of you have seen my first feature film “The Garden’s Keeper” you should have noticed that it’s very low-budget, as in 750 dollars total budget. It's crazy, I know, but failing to secure funds taught me more than I would have learned if I had more money. I’m not saying more money is bad, but your first film is a learning experience and the less money you have the more creative you get and the more you learn.
There are many different guides on how to grow on Twitch on the internet. All those guides have the same steps of having a consistent schedule, of not calling out lurkers, of welcoming everyone that comes into your chat.
How to become a Film Director
First off, let me tell you that if you are here trying to find a magic formula to raise money using Kickstarter, Indiegogo or any other Crowdfunding platform, this is not the place for you. What you will find here is what I did wrong and what I’m doing on my next campaign for my second feature film which is the sequel to “The Garden’s Keeper”.