11 Tips to Improve Your Filmmaking Skills And Take Them to the Next Level

MattFilmmaking, Mindset, Video Production, Writing2 Comments

So, you’ve been making movies for a while now; maybe it’s just home videos, maybe you’ve made your own short film, or maybe you’ve even been working with clients for a year or two. Here’s 11 steps to help you hone your filmmaking skills, that go far beyond just watching a lot of movies and practicing. 1. BE YOUR OWN WORST … Read More

5 Tips to Avoid Information Overload in Your Video Business

MattBusiness, Filmmaking, Marketing, Mindset, Video Production, Writing2 Comments

I want to talk a little about information overload today. How it pertains to business, to life, to filmmaking and everything else. We live in an information saturated world these days. The internet is awash in information and our inboxes are flooded with new ways to take in more of the stuff. We’re bombarded by it on our smart phones, … Read More

Horror Filmmaking: 10 Things I learned from Shooting My First Horror Feature

MattDirector Stories, Filmmaking, Mindset, Travel, Writing2 Comments

Here’s Gio Orellana again with another article about his filmmaking experiences. A couple of weeks ago, we heard about his 10 Reasons Why Most Filmmaking Partners Are Bad For You. This time around, Gio has thoughts and advice on horror filmmaking with his experiences making a first horror feature film. Here’s Gio: I was hired to write and direct a horror feature … Read More

7 Ways To Use Content Marketing For Your Video Production Company

MattBusiness, Filmmaking, Video Production, Writing7 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

27 of the Best Filmmaker Quotes About Following Your Filmmaking Dreams

MattDirector Stories, Filmmaking, Lifestyle, Travel, Writing4 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