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  • One of the best ways to get your foot in the door at major entertainment companies is by starting at the bottom: become the intern. Use this interactive chart to find out how to apply for your film, TV, music, game, or live event internship.
  • The scale of South By Southwest has swelled dramatically over the years. And after 26 years, the conference that launches music careers necessitates a whole new strategy for breakout artists, Outside Industry: The Story of SXSW documentarian Alan Berg says
  • There are hundreds, sometimes thousands, of jobs associated with filmmaking. In this interactive chart, you can view the hierarchy of diverse roles on set, from pre-production to post-production, to help you identify what career suits you best
  • Whether it’s Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn or your own portfolio site, you can adjust the information you share to draw in new audiences and perhaps more importantly, attract new employers before you graduate in 2012.
  • Heads up! When the kabuki drop comes in, you had better stay clear of the landing zone. Like most skilled trade industries, the field of live show production has a language all its own. If want a career as a stage techie, you better start learning the vocabulary.
  • Sure, you’ll make coffee during your internship, but you’ll also want to make a lasting impression on employers and colleagues. Here’s how.
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    East coast writers: use this informative guide to find out how your works can benefit from the protection and support of the Writers Guild of America, East.
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    A complete guide to getting involved with IATSE, the premier union for artists, technicians and stage employees who set the scene for live shows and film.
  • Sony seems to be looking to the mobile phone industry for its next handheld device. What does it mean for the PSP2?
  • Raising the Game
    Creating four-star apps that can compete in a sea of  ‘crapware.’
  • “I need two fat boys on a DeVito and have the grips box ’em in”: a cheat sheet for your first day on set as a juicer. Punch in, kid, and listen up.
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    When game developers build digital bloodshed into the product, where do they draw the line between moral dilemma and gratuitous violence?
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    Entrepreneur and music biz legend Dave Stewart (aka the other half of the Eurythmics) believes the key to success lies with your inner child. With The Business Playground: Where Creativity and Commerce Collide, he provides an activity book for the cubicled masses.
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    With all the jargon and slang that gets thrown around on sets, working on a film or TV show might as well require foreign language training. If watching Entourage and Extras (R.I.P.) isn’t enough to school you, our film production glossary will help fill in the gaps.
  • Up-and-coming recording technology allows concertgoers to revisit favorite shows in a flash.