The Best of Filmmaking & Video Production June 2017

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This is the 21st instalment 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 June 2017. 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 … Read More

7 Biggest New Innovations to Expect In the Future: Elon Musk, the Real Life Iron Man, And The Pursuit of New Technology

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This post came into existence as the result of a number of conversations with a friend. It also came out of a lot of reading and thinking about new innovations and the issues expressed herein. It’s kind of a slight departure from the topics I normally write about here at Filmmaking Lifestyle. Still, filmmaking and video production use technology, and its … Read More

Your Business Energy Level: 15 Daily Habits That Are Draining You Of Energy

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Habits affect our energy level. Habits ultimately dictate our lives.  The things we do on a daily basis are what create our reality, and bad habits create a terrible reality. Science shows us that changing our habits and thoughts can be difficult, considering we repeat 85% of the same thing day in, day out. That only leaves 15% to change, … Read More

5 Reasons Why a Camera Stabilizer is the New Must Have For Any Modern Filmmaker

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Today on Filmmaking Lifestyle, John Farrell of LUUV talks about why you need to get a camera stabilizer in your ‘bag of tricks’ as soon as possible (if you don’t have one already!) Demand for professional video production in general is increasing by the day. Marketers are seeing a jump in the effectiveness of video in their overall marketing mix with … Read More

Case Study: How I Got an 89% Response Rate on Client Outreach Email, Got Links and Social Shares…And How You Can, Too

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So today, I want to talk about something that can be really beneficial for your video business. Or any kind of business. I want to talk about client outreach. This is something that anyone can do online and immediately raise their profile, start getting press/media and get a lot of clients and business, too. You see, a lot of people … Read More

10 Productive Habits That Will Give You More Energy And Improve Your Productivity

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What does your day currently look like?  Perhaps you wake up with your morning cup of coffee, refer to the notes you took down from last night and immediately start working on, say, an edit. But how about productive habits? 3 hours later, you are finding you are losing focus and attention on your work and you reach out for … Read More

The Best of Filmmaking & Video Production May 2017

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This is the 20th instalment 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 May 2017. 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 … Read More

The 7 Reasons Why Video Transcription is Important in Post-Production

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Today we discuss video transcription. Never heard of it? Don’t think it applies to you? Then you need to read this article! Here we explain the importance of video transcription, how it’s overlooked in lots of productions (big and small) and how it can make your life easier on a project of any size. It’s no surprise to see that media … Read More

How We Survived A Year in LA By Winning Video Contests & Built a Thriving Production Company

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Jake Bradbury is an expert with video contests. In this article, he takes you through his journey of making videos around LA for video contests. Stay tuned because as a special bonus, he’s going to let you know how to win a lifetime supply of Skittles! Take it away, Jake! Sometimes we back ourselves into corners, obsessing about the “right way” … Read More

Make a Movie on a Budget: Making a Feature Film for $6,000… It’s possible

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Are you looking to make a movie? Then this exclusive article by filmmaker James Defalco is going to be just what you’re looking for! In ‘Making a Feature Film for $6,000… It’s possible,’ James explains the journey he took to make his movie, Long Island Love Story. Take it away, James! [Editor note: Images throughout are stills and posters from … Read More