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How to improve your personal brand

In today’s social media-centric world, everyone is building a personal brand to one extent or another, whether they know it or not. Someone who has successfully built his own brand is YouTube star Darious Britt, who has over 375,000 subscribers and 17 million views on his DIY filmmaking YouTube channel D4Darious.

Britt also a filmmaker and TFTV alumnus, will give a presentation, “Personal Branding: Thriving in the Era of Social Media” on Jan. 28 at the ENR2 Building (S107) as part of “Day For Night: Conversations on Film and Television,” a series from the School of Theatre, Film & Television.

In this free presentation aimed at artists and entrepreneurs, Britt will share best practices for building and expanding a personal brand using social media to cut through the noise to connect with audiences.

“In this digital age it’s hard to stand out against all the noise. When it comes to building a brand using social media small tweaks make big peaks. It’s the little things that make the biggest difference. I will be talking about how to build a personal brand.”

Britt shares tips and tricks to his 378,000 followers of his YouTube channel to execute the art of film and television. His channel gives global audiences, a way to understand film in a different light by learning how to create content digitally.

Personal Branding: Thriving in the Era of Social Media
Jan. 28, 7p
ENR2 Bldg., S107

The event is sold out!

“Due to popular demand, tickets are no longer available. However, if there are no-shows, some seats may become available at the last minute.”

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4. Learn Hitfilm Express 2017 in 11 Minutes!, 691k views

5. How to shoot a No-Budget Film, 654k views

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Hanson Film TV Institute, in collaboration with The University of Arizona School of Dance and College of Humanities Africana Studies, presents a Black History Month screening of Khadifa Wong’s Uprooted. 

Uprooted is a feature-length documentary celebrating the history, lineage, and future progressions of jazz dance. The screening is free at the Stevie Eller Dance Theatre on Friday, Feb. 10 at 7p.

This documentary will make you fall in love with jazz dance all over again. -- Dance Magazine

>> MORE | https://azart.fyi/Uprooted

This screening will be followed by a Q&A with the filmmakers Khadifa Wong (director), Matt Simpkins, and Laura Smyth.

With a stellar cast of leading industry experts, award-winning choreographers, and legendary performers, this ground-breaking documentary goes back to the roots in Africa and follows the evolution of this incredible dance form through every single decade and genre.

Exploring and commenting on political and social influences, the film addresses topics such as appropriation, racism, socialism and sexism. 

“(Wongs) documentary offers an enriching corrective to the official story of jazz dance, taking it beyond its already fascinating and complex showbiz luster to profoundly political terrain.” -- Hollywood Reporter

With special appearances by Debbie Allen, George Faison, Chita Rivera, Camille A. Brown and Thomas F. DeFrantz and showcases the works of the Nicholas Brothers, Pepsi Bethel, Jack Cole, Katherine Dunham, Bob Fosse and Gene Kelly.

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