Starting Videography: How To Start Getting Real Jobs In The Industry

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Today, we hear from Jordy Vandeput, owner of video production education site Cinecom, about his journey as a filmmaker and how he started his own video production company. It’s a great roadmap for those starting videography and learning how to advance their careers. Jordy’s story is different to most people who went to film school and I feel it’s a … Read More

5 Don’ts of Crowdfunding Videos on Kickstarter, Indiegogo and Others

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Crowdfunding videos is all the rage these days. We live in an era where filmmakers don’t have to rely on their deep pockets and whichever rich uncle they can remember the name of this month. No, there are systems in place that if used correctly can garner much support for quality filmmaking work. This week, we have an article from Elizabeth Giorgi … Read More

5 Branding Tips: How Do You Increase the Awareness of Your Brand?

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Increasing the awareness of your brand is important whether you’re a video production company, trying to distribute/sell a film project, or if you’re selling any kind of product/service you can think of. Brand awareness is key in the modern digital era. I was approached by Brian Jens, one of DesignContest’s design professionals with a keen interest in filmmaking, who wanted to write … Read More

Understanding Video Distribution: So You Finished Your Video, Now What?

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Today, we have an article by Megan Thomson of Mallard Productions, a video production company based in Scotland. She’s here to talk about video distribution and duplication. It’s a topic we’ve touched on before at Filmmaking Lifestyle, but it’s an important one and Megan brings a new perspective to the subject. Video Distribution and Duplication: An Ending & a Beginning You’ve just … Read More

7 Ways To Use Content Marketing For Your Video Production Company

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Most video production company owners (or freelance filmmakers) don’t understand the true power of content marketing and how it can positively effect their business, their brand and their bottom line. I’m going to discuss blogging (or content marketing, as it’s now commonly referred to as) and how you can use it to: attract new clients. build you brand. close sales … Read More

The Best of Filmmaking & Video Production April 2016

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This is the 7th installment of this feature here on Filmmaking Lifestyle, where we chart the best-of-the-best from around the filmmaking and video production world. This article covers the best posts from April 2016. Every month, I post a round-up article featuring the best things I’ve found around the web on filmmaking and video production. If you missed one, we have a complete archive … Read More

10 Tips To Working Smarter (In Your Life & Career)

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We have an article today from lifestyle writer, Katleen Brown. We discuss lifestyle changes a lot here on Filmmaking Lifestyle and this article is all about how to maximize the efficiency of your life in order to get your best work done. This article is about working smarter. Since time immemorial, people have always been encouraged to work hard. I … Read More

10 Tips For Starting Your Video Production Business

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We have a special guest article today from Giordany Orellana, who owned the popular video production company Anchorbolt Studios. He’s here to share his tips on starting your video production business. This is obviously something that we talk about a lot on Filmmaking Lifestyle, but it’s always good to get an alternative perspective, especially from someone as experienced and clued up … Read More