How Bruno Mars Wrote 24K Magic | The Artists Series S1E7

How Bruno Mars Wrote 24K Magic | The Artists Series S1E7

One of the questions. I’m asked [most] often during Skype sessions is how can I be authentic and commercial at the same time? What this usually means I think is I don’t like what’s on the radio How can I write the kind of [music] I like and still be relevant well today? We just […]

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Illustration at ArtCenter College of Design

Illustration at ArtCenter College of Design

I have always been drawing. I kind of knew I wanted to something in my career with drawing, so that was always the clear choice for me. Illustration is the largest department at ArtCenter. I think we attract a lot of students because we have an open program when you first step in. It’s about […]

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There’s more to life than being happy | Emily Esfahani Smith

There’s more to life than being happy | Emily Esfahani Smith

I used to think the whole purpose of life was pursuing happiness. Everyone said the path to happiness was success, so I searched for that ideal job, that perfect boyfriend, that beautiful apartment. But instead of ever feeling fulfilled, I felt anxious and adrift. And I wasn’t alone; my friends — they struggled with this, […]

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The Art of Storytelling and The Book of Henry

The Art of Storytelling and The Book of Henry

Last year, for the first time in the history of my channel, when I did my extended video on the editing in Suicide Squad I indulged in the well worn trope where a reviewer plays up needing drugs or alcohol to get through the process. In the script it was supposed to be cooking oil […]

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Library Lion read by Mindy Sterling

Library Lion read by Mindy Sterling

Hi. Welcome to the Screen Actors Guild Foundation Storyline Online. I’m Mindy Sterling and I get a great chance to share this wonderful book with you. I just found it recently and fell in love with it. It’s called Library Lion and it’s written by Michelle Knudsen and illustrated by Kevin Hawkes One Day, a […]

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Elif Shafak: The politics of fiction

Elif Shafak: The politics of fiction

I’m a storyteller. That’s what I do in life — telling stories, writing novels — and today I would like to tell you a few stories about the art of storytelling and also some supernatural creatures called the djinni. But before I go there, please allow me to share with you glimpses of my personal […]

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Pixar in a Box Season 3: The Art of Storytelling

Pixar in a Box Season 3: The Art of Storytelling

– [Announcer] Welcome to season three of Pixar in a Box which is all about the art of storytelling. – To make a movie here at Pixar takes years but it all starts with a story. The power of story is that it has an ability to connect with people on an emotional level. One […]

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Musical Storytelling and the Art of Cabaret, with Fiona-Jane Weston

Musical Storytelling and the Art of Cabaret, with Fiona-Jane Weston

hey Christopher here we are coming up on episode 100 of the musicality podcast crazy this has been an incredible journey so far and I’m truly honored that we’ve been able to feature some of the world’s most impressive and fascinating music educators delivering powerful insights that can help you do more in your musical […]

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How to Narrate Your Life Story

How to Narrate Your Life Story

At moments of sorrow and exhaustion, it is only too easy to look back over the years and feel that our lives have, in essence, been meaningless. We take stock of just how much has gone wrong: how many errors there have been; how many unfulfilled plans and frustrated dreams we’ve had. We may feel […]

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How to Use Art Education to Create Social Change – Courtney Spence

How to Use Art Education to Create Social Change – Courtney Spence

Erik: What do you enjoy most about working at the intersection of social change, art, and education? Courtney: What I enjoy most about working in that intersection of art, education, and social change is the fact that it is constantly changing and it’s full of individuals that really have a burning desire to contribute to […]

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