Do you have a creative project you'd like to get funding for? There are basically two ways of going about this - the for-profit method and the nonprofit approach. Both are workable and depend on the unique needs of your project. Both require a certain amount of business acumen, which you as an artist entrepreneur should [...]
Celebify to us means to celebrate artists who are making a difference and to help them to stop being starving artists. That's also a key aspect of our mission at Lights Camera Read. Last week we asked you if you thought "Movie Process" was a good alternative name for the new direction our organization is [...]
The mission of Movie Process – an organization with a nonprofit umbrella - is to have no more starving artists by empowering actors and other kinds of storytelling artists to make a difference in their communities through programs without charge or at a low cost including filmmaking and business education, communal movie making, an annual [...]
Here is the video from this past Platinum Pias Awards for Artists.
Hi. I'm Yianni Stamas. I'm a filmmaker, educator and artist advocate concerned about the arts and the role that they will continue to play in our country. Ivanka Trump and the Arts All kinds of questions are swirling around Ivanka Trump and her role in the White House. Such is the kind of [...]
Yes, it's not too late to attend the Platinum Pias. If you've been thinking of going, you still have time. Simply go here for more information.
As many of you know, I am getting my master's degree in Art Administration. I'm doing it to augment the work I do in film. Anyway, Professor J. (Leonard Jacobs) in my Arts Management class has been assigning us excerpts from the book "The Art of the Turnaround: Creating and Maintaining Healthy Arts Organizations" by [...]
Yes, the Platinum Pias Awards are just around the corner and many in New York City are buzzing about who will be the artist winners this year. We at Lights Camera Read would like to thank the wonderful group of people who are making the awards possible this time around. The list is too long [...]
Who is Gary D. Cole? For those of you who don’t know, get with the program! He is the author of the novel Black Box and the memoir Artless as well as is a theater entrepreneur, producer, and playwright. His memoir Artless is a fascinating exploration of his life plus is an odyssey through the [...]
A question we get asked often is "What is the difference between for-profit and nonprofit fundraising." And the simple answer is that when you are getting funds for a for-profit company, there tends to be equity that is given to the investor for her or his investment. Whereas with a nonprofit organization raising funds, accepts [...]