The following content has either been copied in full or abstracted from the Creative Commons web site to provide an introduction to this valuable resource for media designers.

Do you have a creative work that you would like to share with others but are concerned it may get ripped off and used elsewhere without your permission? Perhaps registering your work with Creative Commons may just be the solution.

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It is sometimes of benefit to be able to listen to others in a given field talk about how they became professionals, their work, and what they would look for if hiring new people. This article provides links to collections of interviews in a number of areas, from game board designers, to children's book illustrators, many with wise words for those thinking about entering media design.

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The movie trailer is sometimes better than the film it promotes. The design and production of these short films has become an art form worth studying. A media designer can learn much by accessing and analyzing the creative design processes used in many movie trailers. Here is just a few of the Internet sites devoted to this form of micro movie.

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Indie media artists have found a home at "the Center" in many cities. That center being a place within the community that welcomes, encourages, and helps support the independent voice through video, film, and multimedia production. This article identifies a number of community centers that support the indie artist. Check out these supportive environments for the indie artist.

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