critics


Writing Culture

Panel
Monday, March 27, 2017

Justin Chang

Tim Cogshell

Janice Rhoshalle Littlejohn

Debra Levine

Moderator:
TELLY DAVIDSON

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film critic Justin Chang

Everybody’s a Critic! How To Get Your Projects Noticed By Top Critics — And How To Become One Yourself!

Panel
Monday, October 26, 2015

How does a book writer, artist, performer/musician, or filmmaker get noticed by professional critics and bloggers, in today’s cacophony of 500 channels, Netflix, and YouTube — especially if they’re small-press, self-published, or an “indie” filmmaker or performer? And just as important, what qualities do critics want to see (and avoid!) in what they’re reviewing? What sets paid/professional film, TV, book, and arts criticism apart in today’s world of Facebook, Myspace, Twitter, Goodreads, Pinterest, and Blogspot “film critics” and “political commentators?” What is the ROLE of the professional critic in today’s society — and can you become one yourself?

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