How to Start a Video Production Company

MattBusiness, Filmmaking, Lifestyle, Marketing, Video Production2 Comments

This website is dedicated to helping those who want to learn how to start a video production company, or work as a freelance filmmaker. From buying your essential equipment, to getting your first client, and getting paid; this article will cover every you need to know to start and grow a successful video production company. There are many positive aspects to … Read More

10 Productivity Hacks You Can Use to Improve Your Filmmaking

MattBusiness, Filmmaking, Lifestyle, Video Production7 Comments

I’m a productivity monster. I keep to-do lists, Google calendars, alarms, and timers. Productivity hacks. Everytime I hear about a new productivity tool or technique, I have to try it out. However, many of them tend to phase out of use over time. So I’ve compiled a list of products, services, and techniques I use that will help you improve … Read More

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

MattBusiness, Filmmaking, Lifestyle, Video Production4 Comments

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

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

MattBusiness, Filmmaking, Lifestyle, Marketing, Video Production6 Comments

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

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

MattBusiness, Filmmaking, Lifestyle, Marketing, Video Production2 Comments

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

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

MattFilmmaking, Lifestyle2 Comments

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

3 Key Tips To Making Next-Level Travel Videos

MattFilmmaking, Lifestyle, Travel, Video Production5 Comments

Today, we have a special guest article from Thomas Alex Norman – Travel Filmmaker & Founder, Lifestylefilmblog.com. In this article, Thomas goes in-depth on his philosophy, strategy and tactics for creating next-level travel videos. Ever been away travelling and wished you had a beautiful video to sum it all up? That you could look back on fondly every once in a … Read More

27 of the Best Filmmaker Quotes About Following Your Filmmaking Dreams

MattDirector Stories, Filmmaking, Lifestyle, Travel, Writing6 Comments

It’s great to be inspired by other people who are doing what we’re doing. Or doing what we want to do. Maybe you’re already make films, or perhaps it’s a dream you’ve been holding for a while. I pay special attention to what filmmakers say. Not only can I relate to them because they’re doing what I’m doing (just on a … Read More