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    The Top 10 Apps for Actors

    With so many so delightfully useful apps around, it's a challenge to narrow them down to a top 10. The explosion in app popularity means your favorites are likely coming to your mobile device sooner rather than later.

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    Creating the Ultimate Actor Website

    Forgo the Flash, cut down the clicks, and always remember who your audience is.

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    Pinnacle Studio 2.0 is the iPad’s Best Video Editor

    This time around it seemed appropriate to look at an app that offers an astounding wealth of features for editing the videos you create on your iPad: Pinnacle Studio 2.0.

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    10 Blogs Actors Should Know About

    Actor Brent Rose took a break from auditioning to accept a full-time job, but he didn't want to take a break from acting. So he created a video blog to keep up his acting chops.

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    How to Turn Your Smartphone into the Perfect Video Camera

    When you think about what camera equipment and accessories you need to shoot high-quality video, the basics come to mind: microphones, lenses, tripods, and lighting. Just add a smartphone to that mix, and you’re ready to roll! With shooting video on your phone, the basics are exactly the same.

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    5 Tips For Marketing Your Web Series

    The digital marketplace is overflowing with competition! So here are a few simple tips to make sure your new web series doesn’t get lost in the shuffle.

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    How to Create Your Own Green Screen Effects

    Green screen, or “chroma key compositing,” is a popular special-effects technique used to strip the background of a subject on video or film and replace it with another.

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    6 Steps To Putting Yourself On Tape

    Being a bi-coastal curious actor means that you should be ready to put yourself “on tape” for an audition at the drop of a hat. So, here are a few things to keep in mind for next time.

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    How To Make Your Own Photo/Video Collage

    There are a few camera tricks and techniques that you can employ to help you draw outside the lines of conventional filmmaking. One such technique that has become popular in recent years is the simultaneous shooting of both photo and video, and incorporating both into a final visual piece.

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    4 Tips For Creating Video on Vine and Instagram

    For filmmakers and even theater producers, Vine and Instagram videos present a great opportunity to tease your latest project or show and share it with a large audience primed to soak up this type of content.