Reading Time: 4 minutes In this article, we look at a few common film industry career related questions, including general tips on how and where to find jobs in the film industry. There are hundreds of jobs in the film industry. Some of them you already know, such as director, producer and screenwriter. However, you can’t say for sure
Reading Time: 4 minutes Filmmakers should learn how to write a pitch. It’s an essential skill. You might find it scary at first to ask upfront for work or money. But this is the first step to gaining a new client or securing funding your independent film. Pitching for work requires time, effort and preparation. This article will look
Reading Time: 4 minutes In this article, we explain the structure of a film production cover letter in detail. There is also a free cover letter template at the end (pretty sweet right!). Did you know that even professional freelancers write cover letters? This is because, unless you know the person hiring you, it is likely you will be
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: 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
Reading Time: 6 minutes Firstly, a TV runner is the most basic entry-level job role in the industry. On set you will be a general dogsbody, helping out when needed and doing all of those little jobs no one else wants to do. It might seem like grunt work (and for the most part it is) but this role
Reading Time: 4 minutes Should I go to film school? This seems to be a question many young filmmakers ask themselves and there’s plenty of different opinions on the subject. Firstly, going to film school is definitely not a necessity, especially in today’s world where you can shoot and edit a film on your phone. Everyone’s path is different
Reading Time: 6 minutes In this article we break down various different film set jobs and how they relate to other departments. Teamwork makes the dreamwork, and filmmaking at heart is a collaborative art. That is to say, if you want to make a film you’re going to need a film crew. And with so many film set jobs
Reading Time: 4 minutes In this article, you will learn about five popular choices for entry-level film jobs. Regardless of what job role you want you can begin your career in any of the following roles. Also with new technology you now have more work route options. Such as YouTube which could be seen as an alternative film career.
Reading Time: 4 minutes In this article we breakdown 6 ways to find work experience in Film and TV in detail. Just how do you get your first big break? As you likely know it is especially difficult to find professional training in the overly competitive world of film. So many filmmakers start their careers by working on indie
Reading Time: 4 minutes In this article we look at basic film set etiquette throughout a normal days filming. Student and independent film sets are a fun place to start your film career. However, when you progress to more professional productions you will find that the work ethic and on set etiquette can be a lot stricter than you