Reading Time: 6 minutes So you’re looking to start building a YouTube channel? Great news, you’re joining one of the most creative communities in the world! Launched in 2005 YouTube is a platform with an abundance of exciting creators and millions of viewers. Whether you’re into daily vlogging, travel filmmaking, beauty hauls, minimalism or yoga, there’s something for everyone.
Reading Time: 6 minutes Looking for some quick tips on how to create sweet video content for Instagram? No problem. Instagram has proven itself to become one of the most successful marketing tools for businesses out there. The social media platform alone has 1 billion active users each month. Because of this sheer number alone, marketers are jumping on
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: 8 minutes Do you want to take your DIY filmmaking skills to the next level? Are you sick of using a webcam and wish your filming at home setup was better? If the answer to either of those questions is yes, read on! It’s easier than you may think to create a professional looking video and it
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: 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