Lisa Hammer and Levi Wilson of the band Radiana, the web series Maybe Sunshine, the feature film The Sisters Plotz, and a variety of other projects across multiple forms of media sit down with Sean and Nicole to discuss how they build an audience with and without social media. They discuss their involvement in […]
A brand new series from 4MileCircus: 4MileCircus Tips!
Every Tuesday 4MileCircus presents a new video tip with advice on how to approach social media, crowdfunding, and/or video production.
Hye Yun Park sits down with Nicole and Sean to talk about her work. Topics include crowdfunding failures and successes, responsibilities to and collaboration with funders of a project, her upcoming series BKPI with SuperDeluxe, casting toys in film and photography projects, her Grown Woman with Toys photo project, and selfies (they’re great!). […]
Actor, director, and erotic clown Hye Yun Park sits down with Nicole and Sean to talk about her work. Topics include her web series Hey Yun, how she and Sean initially connected over Twitter, directing actors, the acting process, how it’s really not hard to hire women for film crews, our collective adoration […]
From George Harrison to Ice Cube, photographer Chris Cuffaro has shot them all. In our fourteenth episode, Chris talks to Nicole and Sean about his Greatest Hits Project, which reflects on his storied and celebrated career. Chris also discusses “old school crowdfunding” to make the original music video for Pearl Jam’s “Jeremy”, the […]
The basic principal is that it’s better to try something new and have it fail that keep hitting your head against the wall with the same old same old.
While many social media platforms attempt to be all things to all people, in the end each of these platforms is somewhat unique. Thus, one’s presence on each needs to be tailored to the specific platform. Facebook is fundamentally about individual connections. Twitter functions like a worldwide cocktail party in which you can dip in […]
In our seventh episode, 4MileCircus partners Sean Mannion and Nicole Solomon talk with Louisa Solomon and Elijah Oberman of independent rock band The Shondes about building and reaching an audience. We discuss outreach methods from their early days using MySpace and Friendster through their social media and email list tactics today. Sean shares […]
When social media is part of your job it becomes less distraction and more burden. Give yourself a break from time to time.
You have probably heard the cliche “a picture is worth a thousand words.” That concept is pretty relevant when you’re on twitter dealing with 140 character maximums.