Reading Time: 5 minutes Film production internships are an undeniably great way to start your film career. By attending a film internship, you get to learn about the industry whilst working within it. Not to mention, the opportunity to make initial industry contacts, and get that first experience credit on your filmmaker resume. Below you will find more information
Reading Time: 7 minutes Looking to buy your very first DSLR? No worries, in this article we look at the best DSLR camera for beginners. Ultimately, filmmaking has never been easier or more accessible than in 2020. If you’re just getting started, count yourself lucky to live in what is a golden era of filmmaking! Certainly, cameras have never
Reading Time: 4 minutes You will have seen the job title gaffer on the film’s credits. But do you know specifically what a gaffer does on a film set? Like all film jobs, the gaffer has a series of professional duties to complete during production. Their position is a mix of both technical and creative expertise. So, whether you
Reading Time: 5 minutes Looking for some free b-roll footage websites to find clips for your edit? No problem, we give you the lowdown on where to find it. B-roll. Alongside ‘storytelling’ and ‘authenticity’, B-roll has been a go-to buzzword of filmmaking in the past few years. It’s an important part of filmmaking. It’s created its whole own genre
Reading Time: 7 minutes In this article, we look at the best GoPro gimbals for filmmakers on a budget. At first glance, you may not feel that your GoPro really needs a gimbal or stabilizer. Certainly, these days the latest models such as the Hero Black 7 upwards have some incredible in-house stabilisation built-in. Indeed, action camera footage has
Reading Time: 4 minutes Are you prepared for filming during a pandemic? If not, don’t worry, we have plenty of advice to help you keep safe. As you know, the film industry has gone through some changes this year. Due to Covid-19 filmmakers will now have to adapt to new social distancing rules. This is particularly hard on a
Reading Time: 3 minutes Every film set needs film production insurance. Filmmaking is, after all, a huge investment. By all means, protect yourself and your crew from potential liability claims. Without insurance, you risk lawsuits, expensive payouts and could even have your production shut down. There are many types of insurance for filmmakers that cover a range of circumstances.
Reading Time: 4 minutes To get paid as a freelancer, you need an invoice. An invoice is a document that lets your clients know how to pay you. It contains information on what work you have done, together with your bank details. Understanding tax and finances as a filmmaker does not have to be complicated. Below we have broken
Reading Time: 4 minutes In this article, we look at how to create a simple freelancer contract including payment terms, deliverables and copyright. As a filmmaker, you will most likely be working as a freelancer. And this means working temporary jobs for as little as one day at a time. Because of this, you might not get a contract.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Having a decent film resume can improve your chances of finding work. Filmmakers will find a resume particularly useful if applying to jobs online. In addition, resume’s can be forwarded to companies and placed on portfolio websites. By having a resume, you make it easier for people to hire you. Below you can find