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The Week That Was: “To Live Happily Ever After, You Have To Make Magic And Sell It.”

What “Jack And The Beanstalk” Can Teach You About Pitching Clients. "It’s not enough to make magic. You have to sell it, too, if you want to live happily ever after." --Brian Millar, strategy director, Sense Worldwide. NASA’s Psychedelic Concepts From The 1970s Are Still Inspiring Today. Suburban tract houses in a rainbow-colored wormhole floating through the cosmos? Sold.
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Which “Big Director” Was Interested In Directing Mark Millar’s Superman?

Entertainment / Film : SlashFilm (5 years ago)

You might remember that comic book writer Mark Millar had been talking about his pitch for an 8-hour Lord of the Rings-style epic trilogy of Superman films. He even claimed that he was working with an unnamed big director on a pitch... Read Post

Jack the Giant Slayer: Fee-Fi, Ho-Hum

Entertainment / Film : Time: Movies (last year)

Jack the Giant Slayer, a retelling of the fairy tale typically known by the far less macho-sounding Jack and the Beanstalk or Jack and the Magic Beans, opens with a lengthy assault of noise (aural and visual) and clumsy computer-gen... Read Post

What “Jack and the Beanstalk” Can Teach You About Pitching Clients

Construction / Architecture : Co.Design (2 years ago)

So you have a really revolutionary idea that might transform your business, or your client’s business. Good for you. Now comes the tricky part: Selling it. It’s not that your idea is bad, or your audience isn’t smart. It’s simply th... Read Post


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