Posts tagged film

Working on a Commercial Shoot


Sorry for not writing in forever. I have been concentrating on my Doll Blog. I will try to pop in here more often!

I had a very special experience recently, and I have been super busy and quite exhausted so haven’t gotten around to writing about it until now.

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I was asked to work as a ‘doll stylist’ on a commercial shoot for American Girl and Wellie Wishers dolls. I had to stay on set for almost 14 hours each day, making sure that the dolls that were featured in the commercial looked beautiful.

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I had to ensure that their hair and clothes were looking wonderful for the camera. It was a very cool experience! The commercials will probably not be on the air until 2017. I will let you know if I get any more information on where to watch the commercials when they are released!

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After speaking with some other people on set, I found out I could work on Barbie, Monster High, Cabbage Patch, and other commercials that require doll styling. I really think that would be a great job! Have you ever worked on a commercial set? What did you enjoy most about it?

(Cross Posted to Miss Nikki’s Dolls)

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The Lady


My most recent article for FilmAnnex is about a film made concerning Aung San Suu Kyi, a pro-democracy leader in Myanmar. Please take a look! 🙂 

“She was denied all contact with her husband and children for many years, but still Suu Kyi wouldn’t leave Myanmar because the government would more than likely have never let her return again. Suu Kyi’s sacrifices to bring peace and democracy to her country’s government are and were astounding…”

To read more please click this link: http://www.filmannex.com/posts/blog_show_post/the-lady-of-myanmar/61729

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Soooo…


I had one of my LinkedIn friends tell me this week about the failing film industry in Myanmar. I found it to be very interesting, so I wrote this article for Film Annex: 

Attempting to move creative and truly sincere and convincing movies past the established order in Myanmar is a problem for a lot of the filmmakers living there. For decades past, many types of open demonstrations had been closely controlled and the dramatic arts did not have immunity…”

To continue reading my article, please click here: http://www.filmannex.com/posts/blog_show_post/myanmars-failing-film-industry/61559

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Addicted


Some very interesting research led me to write this article regarding heroin and opium addiction in Afghanistan. Please take a look!

“The world recently had their eyes opened by a short film called “Addicted in Afghanistan”, which profiles a family that is addicted to heroin and opium. Many people know that Afghanistan is the largest producer of opium in the world, but not everyone realized that the people of the country itself are facing an epidemic of addiction…”

Read the full article here: http://www.filmannex.com/posts/blog_show_post/opiate-use-in-afghanistan/61362

 

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Continuing with this theme…


I am continuing on with my theme, featuring Afghanistan culture. This time I write about films in Afghanistan making their way into the Western world. I hope you will take a look!

“An Afghani movie has suddenly been put forward for nomination in the ‘Boston International Film Festival’ usually held in the month of April. This particular film festival shows many independent movies which focus primarily on promoting multiculturalism. This unique movie took about a year to shoot, and was directed by a man named Sadiq Abedi…”

To continue reading my article, click here: http://www.filmannex.com/posts/blog_show_post/afghan-film-in-the-western-world/61214

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