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CD Packaging: Dos & Don’ts of Designing CD Covers

So you have spent plenty of nights wracking your brains out for the most awesome CD packaging ever created in history. Poor you! But I am sure that it would all be worth it once you see people’s “wow, cool!” ...
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Compact Disc: History of the CD

What is a CD? A CD is a short term for compact disc and was originally invented to store digital sound recordings exclusively.  Later, it was also used to store other types of digital data like images, documents, and the ...
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DVD Packaging: How to Make the Most of Your DVD Packaging

We know it’s not very easy for indie filmmakers to be out there competing their little films in the tough market because of budget constraints.  Even if you do have an exceptional movie if you do not have a good ...
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CD Packaging: Effortless Face Portraits

Most of us wrack our brains out just to come up with a catchy design for our CD packaging but I do not think these guys are like most of us. Check out these effortless CD covers that really kick  ...
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CD Packaging: The Making of Katy Perry’s Cotton Candy Scented Packaging

Katy Perry’s “Teenage Dreams” CD packaging smells like cotton candy! Check out this behind-the-scenes video to find out exactly how the cotton candy scented packaging was produced from start to finish. Follow her first to visual artist, Will Cotton’s NYC ...
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DVD Packaging: Ways to Make Your DVD Packaging Special

If you want to make your DVD packaging stand-out from the shelf, then you better give it a little extra something to make it extraordinary. You do not have to have that over-the-top collector’s DVD packaging if your budget won’t ...
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CD Packaging of the Week: Elyjah’s Planet Planet

Client | Elyjah Artwork | Zwölf : www.zwoelf.net Production | Kieran Joel Styling | Leena Zimmermann German designers Zwölf fired pellets into the CD covers of Elyjah’s latest album, Planet, Planet(Klimbim Records/Cargo). These guys surely had a lot of fun shooting all 2,000 covers and ...
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Independent Filmmaking: The Filmmaker’s Greatest Challenge

Great filmmakers are great storytellers.  We make films to share something-to let other people see what we see, hear what we hear, and most importantly feel what we feel. The really good films make us see life not just as ...
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Top 5 Online Don’ts for Musicians

I’ve been paying attention to online promotion around the internet for years now and I can say that I know which ones are doing it right and which ones are not sensitive and sensible enough. Some artists are pleasant but ...
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8 Publicity Tips for New Musicians

You must have realized by now that as an indie musician, you practically have to do everything on your own-including publicity. You barely have time to practice your music and ha! You still have to contact that editor, that music ...
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