Archive for 'Arts'
Sometimes, it’s tricky being a creative person. You may have a brilliant idea – for a movie, a magazine, a business or any of a million other things – but no idea how to turn that idea into a reality. The Vivid Ideas festival, running in tandem with Vivid Live, is all about helping creative people achieve their goals. It’s about the work that goes into creativity, and about building a sustainable career.
Indie Magazines: High End Content, Low End Budgets How To Get Lucky In Publishing By Alasdair Duncan As a founding editor of Lucky Peach magazine, Chris Ying is an independent publishing success story who’s presenting Indie Magazines: High End Content, Low End Budgets as part of this year’s Vivid Ideas program. You may have a [...]
Whether you’re a bona fide soapie enthusiast or cynic, NIDA’s Independent Program has just the thing for you. Sam Atwell’s SET: The Play is a murder mystery that takes a satirically comedic look at the ‘glamorous’ world of television, peeks behind the clapper board and examines what is real and what is projected.
Spring Breakers: Harmony Korine’s Beach Noir By Dee Jefferson Until recently, Harmony Korine has been the underdog of a fiercely independent, provocative subculture of American cinema, along with filmmakers like Vincent Gallo and Larry Clark. A skater, painter, author and photographer, his films have been decidedly on the experimental and performance-art end of the spectrum [...]
The most impressive thing about actor Ryan Gosling is not his dreamy blue eyes, or the internet memes he has spawned; it’s the way he switches effortlessly from high budget romances to small, gritty independent movies, refusing to rest on his good looks, constantly surprising audiences at every turn.