How to get back on track after the shock of being told you can’t work for a company

An email sent to staff at an old-school film production company in Dublin is making the rounds on social media.The email, sent to a large number of staff members at a new company called Mute Films, states that they cannot work for an old school production company anymore.It goes on to say: "We're not interested in you, or any of the people in your group, for any reason.You can't get in the way of...

How to Make a Film About a Drug Dealer

You know the story.It starts with a young man named James T. Miller.It's a great story, the kind of story that could have been told in any of the movies you watch.The young man is trying to get his name out there, he's trying to make it big.His dream is to make a film that would give the public a good sense of who he is.But what happens after he gets his name?The story is told over and over...

Berkeley film school to offer free film classes for all students

As more schools across the country embrace the use of video for instruction, some have begun offering free classes to their students to make the process more accessible.But Berkeley is a special case.In 2016, the school launched a pilot program in which students can enroll in a class with no cost to them.The program, dubbed "Berkeley Film School for the Whole Family," allows students to take...

How to get your sex ed up to date

The world of sex education is changing fast.New media are making sex education accessible and accessible to all.And we've been learning more and more about sex and sexual health.But what about when we're in school?How do we know if we're actually getting the information we need to protect ourselves from STIs and other sexually transmitted infections?The New York Times recently ran a series of...