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Recently Relocated? Tips For Rebuilding Your Freelance Business In A New City

.Did you just move to a new city? Mike Wilkinson offers a few tips on how to get back on your feet as a freelance filmmaker after the big move. When it comes to building a video production and photography business, it can take years to cultivate good clients, get high paying and interesting projects, Read MoreRead More

7 Resources New Freelancers Can Use to Figure Out What to Charge

Figuring out a rate is a delicate dance between what you bring to the table and how much the client is willing to spend. Here are a few resources that can help solve the pricing dilemma. It’s possibly the most baffling question that faces new freelancers: What in the heck am I supposed to charge Read MoreRead More

A Beginner’s Guide to Working Collaboratively with Fellow Freelancers

Sooner or later as a filmmaker you will have to contract with other filmmakers to get a project done – here’s some helpful tips for working with other freelancers. As a freelancer yourself, working with other freelancers is a great way to support the freelancing community. Plus, we freelancers better understand each other, the difficulties Read MoreRead More

3 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Bidding on a Freelance Project

Bidding on projects as a creative freelancer is a tricky proposition. Sasha Kovaliov sets up 3 question you need to ask yourself before submitting a bid. Are you committing to every project or a bid that comes your way? If the answer is yes, chances are that you are simply wasting your time and money. Here are 3 simple Read MoreRead More

10 Critical Mistakes Freelancers Make

If you’re working in the video/film industry chances are you’ll be doing so as a freelancer. Here are 10 critical mistakes that freelancers often make: …Seeing as we are all human (well, presumably whoever is reading this post anyway), we should recognize that mistakes happen. They even have that saying, “To err is human…,” which Read MoreRead More

Freelance Negotiations In The Real World

Saw this on the Pro Tools blog. Sadly sometimes things are funny because they’re true. Can you relate? VIA: zeorge497 Produced by Scofield Editorial, Inc. Casting Agency: Artistic Enterprises Casting Director: Michelle Moore Video Store Customer: David Meek Video Store Clerk: Nick Krcek Restaurant Customer (Male): Andy Guerdan Restaurant Customer (Female): Andrea Gregory Server: Landon Read MoreRead More