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Feb.
7,
2014

Executive Producer Tim Gibbons's truths for surviving TV

Hosted by TV Week's Hillary Atkin, aTVfest's Q-and-A with Tim Gibbons, the executive producer of HBO’s monumental comedy Curb Your Enthusiasm and BET’s runaway hit Real Husbands of Hollywood, two shows that thrive on improvisation, fittingly gave the audience an improvised list of Truths f
Posted Feb. 7 2014 by Tarana Mayes
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Feb.
7,
2014

Demystifying TV development: how to hone your pitch and sizzle

One of the hardest things about selling a show idea is trying to figure out what your target, be it a network or production company, is thinking. The perfect formula of what they want and how they want it always seems elusive.
Posted Feb. 7 2014 by Tarana Mayes
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Feb.
6,
2014

A letter to future television writers

I teach a class at Savannah College of Art and Design where students write original television pilots. Lucky me, I get to read exciting material from writers who are just finding their voices and have something to say. As a teacher, it doesn’t get much better than that.
Posted Feb. 6 2014 by Chris Auer
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Feb.
5,
2014

Video: SCAD-FOX Sports Super Bowl collaboration

We’re happy to bring you the final result of SCAD’s partnership with FOX Sports to design the opening animation for the Super Bowl. Originally scheduled to air at 6 p.m. on Super Bowl Sunday, FOX Sports moved the airtime up to 2 p.m., during the network’s pre-game broadcast. Enjoy the show and the buzz it created.
Posted Feb. 5 2014 by Tarana Mayes
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Jan.
30,
2014

How my class designed the Super Bowl open

Editor's note: The SCAD/FOX Sports collaboration ran at 2 p.m. during pregrame broadcast, earlier than originally scheduled by FOX Sports. Watch the final animation here: http://youtu.be/HSXd7O5bjpo.
Posted Jan. 30 2014 by Austin Shaw
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Jan.
29,
2014

I'm going to Disneyland!

You may hear the famililar refrain of champions, "I'm going to Disneyland," ring out from your television on Sunday night after the big game.
Posted Jan. 29 2014 by Tarana Mayes
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Jan.
15,
2014

The future of fashion

What does it take to be considered a rising star in the fashion industry? Each year, the YMA gives us a glimpse into what the future of fashion holds when it crowns a new group of Fashion Scholarship Fund winners.
Posted Jan. 15 2014 by Tarana Mayes
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Jan.
13,
2014

SCAD alumni fan the flames of Super Bowl ad fever

An Ostrich. Doritos. The chance to be seen by one of the largest television audiences in history. Not getting the connection? Keep reading.
Posted Jan. 13 2014 by Tarana Mayes
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Jan.
7,
2014

Parking garage as host for micro housing model

There was a time during my freelance television production days when I would have gone anywhere for work. In fact, being able to uproot from Atlanta and moonlight in a new city for six to ten weeks of production sounded like the ultimate adventure. Where to live? No matter. I would apply to the job first and answer this question second, knowing there had to be some college friend or distant relative in said city who would welcome a carpetbagger.
Posted Jan. 7 2014 by Tarana Mayes
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Jan.
6,
2014

Working Class Studio debuts Spring 2014 collection

Emerging from Working Class Studios' prolific design laboratory this week is the Spring 2014 collection of products for the home. Check out the catalog that’s fresh off the presses.
Posted Jan. 6 2014 by Tarana Mayes

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