8 Steps To Find Prospects By Buying Lead Lists For Your Video Business

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What if you could get your hands on hundreds of potential leads for your video production services? What if these leads are targeted and are the kind of people who would be interested in the kind of services you offer? Buying a list of leads can be an effective way of uncovering new prospects to sell your video production services to. When … 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

The Top 4 Networking Principles For Your Video Production Company

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Every venture in the world requires some level of face-to-face contact and networking skills. Your video production business is no different. There are certain networking principles that come in handy and I’m going to discuss the top four here. While it’s possible to obtain your first clients through online ads or classified sites like Craigslist, most videographers come to find … Read More

A Guide For Indie Filmmakers Part II

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This is Part II of our Guide For Indie Filmmakers. Don’t forget to check out Part I right here! Although a little dated now, this is still a very relevant article and still a cornerstone piece on this site. It’s also a very long read. Edit 2015: As mentioned in the first part, this is a guest post by Adam Rench and … Read More

A Guide For Indie Filmmakers

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Today is the start of a series I’m doing on Indie Filmmaking. It’s going to be two (fairly long and detailed) posts on the entire process of indie filmmaking, covering all aspects and lots of product recommendations. Edit 2015: It’s a guest post by Adam Rench and was written a while back. Some of the product recommendations are slightly outdated now, … Read More