Are photo contests really legit or is it a way to grab the rights to a bunch of different photos? Similarly in the film world – are those contests asking you to create a commercials a legit enterprise or are they just asking you to buy their product? Photo contests have been around since the Read MoreRead More
Paperwork & Money
Need some help calculating your rate and costs… there’s an app for that. iOS: Whether you’re a freelancer or you just like to pick up a side job here and there, you’ve probably struggled with the task of setting your rate for the work that you do. MyPrice is a new app for the iPhone Read MoreRead More
Evengy Morozov writes about a study that shows crowd funding only benefits a certain kind of movie. To see how the highly decentralized world of social media could disrupt the hegemony of established taste-makers in music, design, or fashion, look no further than Kickstarter. Just like Wikipedia redefined the process of creating an encyclopedia, this Read MoreRead More
Breaking into business of filmmaking means you’re going to have to start keeping track of buisness expenses for tax purposes – Michael S. Chandler highlights some of the costs you should be tracking.Read More
In Hollywood, making movies is big business. And were there is big business, the workers unite to form unions. The following list is a sampling of the unions that every large production in Los Angeles will work with in the process of making a film. Read More
Perhaps you ran a Kickstarter campaign… and it didn’t hit its goal. Well good luck trying to find the project page in Google search. Kickstarter seems to be actively sweeping failure under the rug.
Filmmaker Meg Pinsonneault on the best way to approach corporate sponsors, whether she is plan-oriented or fatalistic, why she feels she is on the right career path and how to use jealousy as motivation.