December 16, 2015 by Danny Greer, Rocketstock Creating a landing page to showcase your video business is easier than you might think. The following website builders are simple and affordable options for presenting your video portfolio. Whether you’re a freelance video professional or leading the marketing effort for a production company, it’s imperative that your online presence positively reflect […]Read more "The Best Services for Creating an Online Video Portfolio"
November 5, 2015 by Tim Ryan, Digital Marketer, Video Producer & Director THE 80-20 RULE (PARETO’S PRINCIPLE) It’s been said that 80% of your fruit comes from 20% of your labor – essentially, that 20% of your customers make up 80% of your profits. This is known as the 80-20 Rule or the Pareto Principle, and […]Read more "Making Your Portfolio Stand Out"
August 19, 2015 by Vimeo and Premiumbeat The Best Showreels & Demo Reels Our favorite showreels from around Vimeo. Representing the best in cinematography, color grading, motion graphics and video editing. Need music for your demos or videos? Check us out: premiumbeat.com. And click here for almost 600 inspirational video reels. For example: and […]Read more "Need Some ‘Reel’ Inspiration?"
June 3, 2015 by PremiumBeat.com Maybe it’s time to create an updated reel entitled “Mid-2015?” Or perhaps you’re a recent grad ready to put together your college/intern reel to land a bigger fish? PremiumBeat created a channel in 2014 with their favorite showreels from around Vimeo representing the best in cinematography, color grading, motion graphics […]Read more "The Best Showreels & Demo Reels"
July 31, 2014 by Creative Management Services Elevator Pitch: Going Up Quickly rise above the competition. A winning introduction should begin with an excellent elevator pitch. And you don’t even have to be in an elevator! The Long and the Short An elevator pitch is a verbal description of your business and services that often takes […]Read more "The Elevator Pitch"
July 17, 2014 by Dawn Boyer, Some of the issues I encounter when reviewing job seekers’ resumes are descriptions loaded with subjective language, misleading inclusivity, or passive language. Examples are: Performed flawlessly – subjective, provide results instead of an adjective. Responsible for the managing of contracts – Managed contracts is active, but also tell me […]Read more "120 Powerful Resume Words to Get A Job"
June 13, 2014 by Robyn Coburn, ProductionHub In my work I see a lot of résumés from aspiring filmmakers and recent graduates looking for production jobs. Most people make the same mistakes – but you don’t have to. * Mistake #1: Tiny Contact Information. Make sure that your phone number is large and clear. Even […]Read more "Tips for Creating a Solid Production Resume"