Up until five years go, many were already talking about the potential of the Philippines of making it big in the arena of game development. In 2011, there were already a good number of companies that were involved in game development, employing 3,000 employees.
We can't deny that online gaming has a bad reputation. With its often violent plotlines and graphics, it's no wonder that parents think it's dangerous to their children's studies, social life, and mental and physical health. But what do experts say?
Contrary to popular belief, the business process outsourcing (BPO) industry does not solely comprise of call centers. The Philippine BPO industry also includes legal and medical transcription, back office support particularly for financial services such as accounting and bookkeeping, software development, and animation.
There is a silent, but fierce war going on in Silicon Valley and all the big names are part of it, including giants like Apple, Google, Microsoft, Facebook, and Twitter.
You eat, sleep, and breathe art - and you're ready to make money off of this passion of yours. The next step of course is to find a school that not only hones your craft but also opens doors for opportunities in the industry.
You don't have to be dirt poor when you're living off of your passion for the arts. We're all familiar with the starving artist persona, but not all artists have to be starving to be artists.
Your admiration for Disney's and Pixar's films goes beyond their touching stories and catchy songs and even extends to the physical design of the characters and their movement. Yes, you know in your heart, you want to be an animator.
The old way of filmmaking is not the only way. Beyonce shot her music video for her single 7/11 using some GoPro cameras and other accessories.