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 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 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: 5 minutes Looking for some awesome free drone footage for your video project? no problem we show you where to find the best premium aerial footage. If a YouTuber goes on holiday and does not make a drone montage, did they go at all? And if there aren’t long, placid aerial shots of a small town deep
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: 4 minutes In this article, we look at a few top tips on breaking down a film script including a free script breakdown template at the end. Once you have finalised your screenplay, you can enter pre-production. Pre-production is the planning stage of the filmmaking process, and your very first task is to complete a script breakdown.
Reading Time: 4 minutes In this article, we look at how to create a film budget breakdown including a free film budget template (at the bottom) to use on your own projects. Calculating the budget of your film is a complicated task. Even so, it is an essential skill for all filmmakers to learn. After all, you will need
Reading Time: 5 minutes Need some Free Premiere Pro Transition Packs for your project? No problem we’re going to show you where to get all the free transitions you could ever need! If you’re a video editor, you may find the built-in transitions to be limiting, not to mention a little dull. However, Adobe has a solution; Premiere Pro
Reading Time: 4 minutes In this article, we give you a basic guide on how to create a camera shot list, including a free template at the end. One vital part of pre-production is the creation of a shot list. And there are lots of benefits to using a camera shot list. For instance, it allows you to share
Reading Time: 7 minutes Are you having a hard time figuring out how to add VFX in After Effects? Would you like to take your project to the next level but are not quite sure how to go about it? Well, you’re in luck! In this article, we will give you a detailed guideline on the exact steps to
Reading Time: 5 minutes Need some Free After Effects Templates for your project? No problem we’re going to show you where to get all the free templates you could ever need! After Effects might be used across the Film and TV industry alike, but it’s a challenging piece of software to master. To put it another way, it can