3 Steps to Landing Filmmaking Clients

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Last time around, we talked about Client Mining and Farming. Let’s now imagine you have a prospective client. If they’ve watched your reel, and they’ve visited your website, then you are more than half way to landing them as a client. However, there are a few things you have to keep in mind when landing filmmaking clients. The Client For Life Your … Read More

Moving From Photo to Video: How To Transition From Photography To Videography

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In this modern world, as a photographer you can’t ignore film. It’s almost like a law of nature. This is my guide to photographers making that transition to videography. If you’re ever considered going from photo to video, this one’s for you. If you know the one, you’re expected to know the other. And that’s not because they’re the same … Read More

The Best of Filmmaking & Video Production August 2016

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This is the 11th 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 August 2016. Can’t believe it’s been nearly a year since I started this feature! Every month, I post a round-up article featuring the best things I’ve found around the web on … Read More

9 Steps to Get More Clients For Your Video Company Than You Know What to Do With

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Do you know how many friends the average Facebook user has? The number seems to be between 155 to 200. This seems to support Dunbar’s number. He’s a British anthropologist that realized a correlation between primate brain size and average social group size. “By using the average human brain size and extrapolating from the results of primates, he proposed that … Read More

5 Best VOD (Video On Demand) Platforms and How to Distribute

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Independent film distribution is venturing into uncharted territory these days with the growing popularity in streaming video. In a highly saturated market that includes blockbuster movies, it is essential that any filmmaker interested in finding an audience for their film look into video-on-demand (VOD)  distribution platforms. The market is growing every year with revenue for independent film due to most … Read More

7 Tips On How To Conduct An Interview in Your Video Production Business

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As you get busier and busier with your video business, you’ll eventually get to a point where you’re looking to hire in additional people to help with the workload. Whether we’re talking freelancers here, or someone to add as a permanent part of your team, you’re going to need to learn how to conduct an interview. In video, most of us … Read More