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Showpeople @ Work: Shiva Kalaiselvan, Actor-Producer 600 400 Serene Lim

Showpeople @ Work: Shiva Kalaiselvan, Actor-Producer

It was 5:30am in London, United Kingdom. Investment banker Shiva Kalaiselvan was working yet another (usual) 100-hour week when she…

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Fail Better.

Hang around creative types long enough, and you’re destined for a few run-ins with the f-word. Failure, that is. In…

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Showpeople @ SXSW: Film Composers 150 150 ProductionPro

Showpeople @ SXSW: Film Composers

Music employed at key moments can elicit specific emotions. In film, music is – in itself – an actor. Sometimes…

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Showpeople @ Work: Jerry Popolis, Film Hair Dept. Head 600 399 Serene Lim

Showpeople @ Work: Jerry Popolis, Film Hair Dept. Head

“In high school, I wanted to be an undertaker, a mortician…” “Wait…what?” I said. Jerry chuckles, and continues, “In my…

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The LAUNCH Incubator: Hacking the 10,000-Hour Rule 480 270 ProductionPro

The LAUNCH Incubator: Hacking the 10,000-Hour Rule

Every day, startups make quick decisions based on limited data.  Common wisdom holds that it takes roughly 10,000 hours of…

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Showpeople @ SXSW: Midnight Shorts 150 150 ProductionPro

Showpeople @ SXSW: Midnight Shorts

It’s sometimes easy to (armchair) judge those who create certain genres of entertainment. For those who create horror and its…

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Showpeople At Work

Thinking of launching a startup? Here’s some advice I’ve found useful: Start small. By this I mean, begin with a…

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Showpeople @ SXSW: Documentary Features 150 150 ProductionPro

Showpeople @ SXSW: Documentary Features

It’s interesting how documentaries can affect us so, and push us towards certain causes. But how does it affect those…

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Showpeople @ Work: Sisters Louise and Joanna McCarthy 600 401 Serene Lim

Showpeople @ Work: Sisters Louise and Joanna McCarthy

Film Makeup Department Head and Key Makeup “Did you do this for us?” I asked, as we encountered a beautifully…

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