5 Tips to Using a Visual Presentation to Promote Your Film

MattBusiness, Director Stories, Editing, Filmmaking, Marketing, Video Production3 Comments

A cofounder of the Slamdance Film Festival, Dan Mirvish is also an award-winning indie film director. On top of that, he also recently wrote a book called The Cheerful Subversive’s Guide to Independent Film (Focal Press/Routledge). In this article, Dan takes us on a journey into the idea of visual presentation and what it can do to help the promotion … Read More

7 Tips to Remove Barriers to Success in Filmmaking and Video Production

MattBusiness, Filmmaking, Lifestyle, Mindset, Video Production4 Comments

Want to know how to have success in your filmmaking career or video business as fast as possible? You need to remove any barriers to success. Cut out all distractions. I get a lot of questions from readers regularly asking something along the lines of, “I have X issue that’s taking up so much of my time. I’m worried that it’s … Read More

Getting into Filmmaking: 5 Reasons Why You Need to Start Filming Right Now

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We have Helen Clark here today with an article on getting into filmmaking. This post is written with the intention of encouraging and inspiring newbies to get into filmmaking. You’re not going to find advanced business strategies or tactics here, so if you’re looking for that, I suggest you checkout a few of our recent posts here on Filmmaking Lifestyle. … Read More

6 Lesser-Known VOD (Video On Demand) Platforms

MattBusiness, Filmmaking, Marketing, Video Production4 Comments

A couple of months ago, we ran an article by Golda Criddle about the kind of VOD (Video On Demand) options that are available to filmmakers. Today, Golda’s back and this time she has information on some of the lesser known VOD platforms. This article is something of a response to questions received about the lesser-known, more approachable, VOD platforms. … Read More

The Best of Filmmaking & Video Production November 2016

MattBusiness, Editing, Filmmaking, Video Production2 Comments

This is the 14th 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 November 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

Timecode: Everything You’ve Ever Wanted to Know About Using Timecode in Film & Video

MattEditing, Filmmaking, Video Production6 Comments

Today, we have a guest post by James Nighswonger of Over Easy Audio on Timecode. Timecode can be a confusing and often misunderstood component of the filmmaking process, so having a detailed guide like this from an industry professional like James is fantastic. With that short introduction, here’s an Complete Guide to Timecode. Terminology of various forms of synchronization There are three … Read More