Social Media And Parental Guidance

Social Media And Parental Guidance

Manoli Lecture - Michael Kriak
Source: Flickr


Social media has significant potential for marketing, but it can also be used as a means of keeping tabs on your extended family members.

Today families are linking together in social media for the purpose of keeping in touch with a cyber focal point. The results are an unusual bit of family connection in an online environment.

Interestingly some parents are getting MySpace or FaceBook account to keep track of their teens and those they hang out with in a behind-the-scenes way.

Social media provides an unprecedented opportunity for parents to peek into the lives of their children. Your children will do better with this scenario if they know in advance that you will be monitoring their online adventures. This allows them to be more reserved online knowing you are checking in. It also allows you to read the candid replied of their peers and help your teen to learn how to handle situations they might not even think to bring up to you, but may be important in their personal development.

You will find your child’s peers very open and honest in a social media environment. This can help you track trends that may not be helpful to your teen’s outlook on life.

There was a time when parents could not really follow their children everywhere, but social media allows your child a sense of freedom with the bonus of allowing you to view their lives through a different lens. That doesn’t … Read more

Top 10 film schools

Top 10 film schools

Slide15
Source: Flickr

Education is your best ticket to success, and film-school education is no different. In fact, an education in film is the best bet to earning a place in the entertainment industry. However, it is not just film education per se. Filmmakers are constantly in search of new talents among the cream of the crop who can fill in the most coveted spots in the business. And why not? Foremost mediocrity has no place in the entertainment industry since this form of art is likewise a very competitive business. Who hasn’t watched a movie? We all know what this means.

The top 10 film schools are at the same time the most selective schools and expensive (if not state-funded). The biggest advantage each student has when studying in one of the top 10 film schools is that you’ll be meeting some of the most celebrated professionals in the business who will be your instructors. Such is the case among film schools in Los Angeles, New York, Vancouver, London, and Paris.

In the United States, the top 10 film schools are either in California or New York where the entertainment culture is most robust and near to “where the action is”. In late 2006, deans and senior faculty compiled this list of the top 10 film schools for that year.

Top 10 film schools in the U.S.
Specifically, this ranking actually identified the top graduate film schools but simply, they are also the best undergraduate film … Read more