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. This week: Add an Image A picture is worth a thousand words, and That concept is extra relevant when you’re on twitter dealing with 140 character maximums. […]
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 […]
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 […]
From George Michael to Nirvana, photographer Chris Cuffaro has shot them all. In our thirteenth episode, he talks to Nicole and Sean about his Greatest Hits project and how photography has changed during his 40 years in the industry. Chris discusses shooting musicians including Jane’s Addiction, Ice-T, Ice Cube, George Harrison, No Doubt, […]
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.
Facebook Pages (Facebook profiles for business and any non-personal accounts) have many options to help you best represent your project. As with Twitter, you have a header image, a profile image, a description, and a pinned post. You can also have a call to action button that can be quite useful. There are also many more options that may be available to you, depending on your particular category of page.
In our sixth episode, 4MileCircus partners Sean Mannion and Nicole Solomon talk with filmmakers Michael DiBiasio and Rebecca De Ornelas (Multiverse) about self-distribution and their feature film, The Videoblogs. We also share a social media tip about using link shorteners, and we play “Guess the Cronenberg Film Quote.” 4MileCircus 4MileCircus.com Twitter: @4MileCircus Instagram: @4MileCircus Facebook: /4Milecircus […]
Most people who consider crowdfunding to fund their projects–be those projects books, films, games, or fancy new tech projects–understand that a successful campaign is going to take a lot of work. But then, egos get in the way. You’ve got to have that ego in order to convince yourself to do a campaign in the […]
When social media is part of your job it becomes less distraction and more burden. Give yourself a break from time to time.