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

MattBusiness, Filmmaking, Marketing, Video Production2 Comments

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?

MattBusiness, Filmmaking, Marketing, Video Production8 Comments

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?

MattBusiness, Filmmaking, Marketing, Video Production10 Comments

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

MattBusiness, Filmmaking, Video Production, Writing8 Comments

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

MattBusiness, Filmmaking, Video Production2 Comments

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 For Starting Your Video Production Business

MattBusiness, Filmmaking, Video Production3 Comments

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

11 Tips to Grow Your Video Production Company

MattBusiness, Filmmaking, Video Production16 Comments

We have an article today from Thierry Denis, CEO at Helium Films USA. He runs a very successful video production company, based in San Diego. This article covers in detail his most important advice for growing your video production business. Whether you’re just starting out as a filmmaker or already have some recurrent clients, you may be asking yourself how to … Read More

The Best of Filmmaking & Video Production March 2016

MattBusiness, Filmmaking, Video Production8 Comments

This is the 6th 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 March 2016. Every month, I post a round-up article featuring the best things I’ve found around the web on filmmaking and video production. We’re talking articles, videos, infographics, all sorts. Anything that … Read More