YouTube creators aren’t immune from some of the same challenges facing more traditional media outlets. By Ruth Vitale This article originally appeared on LinkedIn Pulse.   Some people are dying to see the new Star Wars: The Force Awakens (where is Luke Skywalker?), some are hooked on The Walking Dead... Read more

Actor, writer, and director Ben Samuels discusses the creativity we’re all born with – but only some pursue. By Ben Samuels Every child dreams. Runs, plays, imagines, creates. Every child wants to sing or dance or make believe, creating entire worlds in playrooms and backyards. At some point, however, there... Read more

“For a photographer, it often seems like our greatest efforts, borne of passion and skill, have become mere commodities.” By Melinda Sue Gordon I take pictures for a living. Not just any pictures, either. I work on film sets – capturing the cast and the crew, which is made up... Read more

…calling BULLSHIT. The first time I saw Popcorn Time, I was blown away. It wasn’t the design or the user experience that rocked my world – though the site is commonly referred to as “Netflix for pirates” – it was this little gem of a disclaimer right there on the... Read more

The future is a place where everyone respects creativity – and we’re all besties! By Ruth Vitale This article originally appeared on LinkedIn Pulse. Dear Tiff, I read your profoundly insightful quote in that Politico piece last week about a certain U.S. Vice President – and I just had to... Read more

300 Los Angeles-area students visited Universal Studios to hang out with some Minions and gain first-hand online safety advice. Okay, so the kids really wanted to have their pictures taken with the Minions. But there was also a lot of learning going on at the “Connected Kids: Lessons in Cybersecurity... Read more

  Best Boy Electric Wade Tyree explains how magic is made by the people of the American film and television industry. If you’ve ever taken the time to read the titles and names that whiz by on the screen after a movie ends, you may have found yourself wondering, ‘What in the... Read more

Want to know the real secret of TV and movie magic? Start with the amazing people working behind the scenes to bring them to life. On Thursday, CreativeFuture traveled to Washington, D.C. for the annual “Beyond the Red Carpet: Movie & TV Magic Day.” At the event, which was hosted... Read more

The Creativity Paradox: the creative work that brings us together is made by people who are often isolated and lonely. By Adam Leipzig The Creativity Paradox: the creative work that brings us together is made by people who are often isolated and lonely. Movies, TV shows, theatre, dance, visual art,... Read more

A recent article from The New York Times Magazine has the creative community shaking its collective head in disgust. By Ruth Vitale This article originally appeared on LinkedIn Pulse. Fifteen months ago, The New York Times ran an article by its chief film critic A.O. Scott that so perfectly captured... Read more