Joseph Gordon-Levitt gets creative by turning Hit Record into a learning lab
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When actor and filmmaker Joseph Gordon-Levitt launched Hit Record a decade ago, the goal was to give people an online place where they could come together and create projects — everything from songs to poems to TV shows. Remember, this was long before the coronavirus pandemic forced the world to embrace the idea of remote collaboration.
Fast-forward to 2021 and Hit Record has two Emmys for TV shows created by Gordon-Levitt and an online community that boasts more than 1 million members. And now it’s found a new way to bring people together online, through Class Projects , a subscription-based service (starting at $20 per month) where you can learn creative skills and get expert feedback by working on a project. Think of it as an interactive version of MasterClass. Get the CNET Culture newsletter
What can you learn? Everything from voice acting to songwriting with freestyle vocals to how to draw sci-fi scenes. Gordon-Levitt, who starred in the hit TV show 3rd Rock From the Sun […]