by Joe Petricca, Stage 32 Film festivals can be expensive. But if you do your homework, you’ll find ways to get in with discounts and waivers. To begin with, you should know that I scraped together enough money to make my high quality short film, A Meditation, relying on many favors and friends. The film is […]Read more "5 Tips To Get Into Festivals Without Going Broke"
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by Russ Fairley, Videomaker Low budget projects call for low cost solutions. Before referring cheapskate clients to an uncle with a camcorder, take a look at a few free tools which, with little else, can produce some professional results. Read More… freeimages.com 4KFree.com Lightworks Blender Of course you can find a plethora of FREE software […]Read more "Free Production Tools That Pros Use"
By: Paul MacFarlane This is a message for ad agencies, marketing firms, consultants, freelancers, and everyone who buys or sells a service. Hmmm. That means you and me. Almost always, a freelancer or consultant is asked what their “hourly rate” is. Even smaller firms are routinely asked this question by their clients. You might even […]Read more "Don’t Sell Your Time, Sell Your Value"
by CopyPress Your client or manager has just asked you to create a video, now what? Before you start jotting down ideas and picking up the camera, make sure you’ve answered these questions. They’ll give your team a clearer picture of why you’re creating the video and everything that needs to get done to make it a […]Read more "16 Questions to Ask Before Creating a Video"
By Matt McCue, Behance 99U “If you don’t take full advantage of the schedule flexibility that self-employment allows, you’re doing it wrong.” Vacations are a minefield for independent creatives. While the full-time, salaried workforce can take holidays and still get paid, freelancers have to tread carefully—taking time off means not making money. And it’s not […]Read more "5 Ways Freelance Creatives Make Unpaid Time-Off Work"
September 26, 2014 By: Will Dietrich-Egensteiner Permits will run $1,500, fines $1,000… (Thanks to Felton A. Lighty III for sending this article) The U.S. Forest Service is looking to cement regulations on the media’s right to take photos and shoot video on federally designated wilderness land. A new rule that is set to be finalized […]Read more "The U.S. Forest Service to Charge Photographers for Wilderness Shots"