7 Indie Filmmaker Tips To Help With Your Filmmaking

MattBusiness, Filmmaking, Marketing10 Comments

Making a movie without a huge budget creates certain challenges, as anyone who has worked independently can no doubt attest to. Yet whether it’s work on a short piece, a feature length film or a short documentary, creativity eclipses expensive CGI and big-name actors. That’s where these indie filmmaker tips come in. Ingenuity reigns supreme in the world of independent … Read More

15 Tips to Start & Grow an Animation Video Company

MattBusiness, Filmmaking, Marketing, Video Production4 Comments

We’ve all seen them. Those witty animated videos that last about one minute, usually promoting a product or service. In fact, you’ve probably seen so many that you haven’t put much thought into their logistics. Video marketing is now an everyday part of our “internet lives”. Whether you were forced to watch one as a pop-up advertisement or as a … 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

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

MattBusiness, Filmmaking, Marketing, Video Production4 Comments

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

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 Production14 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