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Call for Projects 2017 for the Venice Gap-Financing Market
Finance & Funding 26th Apr 2017

film finance, film funding, Venice Gap-Financing Market

The Call for Projects 2017 of the Venice Gap-Financing Market has been launched on March 2017 and the deadline for sending the required material is: May 3, 2017.
Twitch Broadening Monetization To “Tens Of Thousands” Of Creators With Affiliate Program
Social Media 26th Apr 2017

social media, Twitch

The company has announced the launch of its Affiliate Program, which will broaden monetization to “tens of thousands” of non-partnered channels.
Hands on with the surprise new Sony a9 mirrorless camera
Technical 26th Apr 2017

cameras, Sony, Sony a9 mirrorless camera

Ned Soltz was one of the first people in the world to try Sony’s surprise new mirrorless camera, the high-end a9, in an eight-hour shoot in New York. He’s impressed with what he found.
How to Promote Your Film on Social Media Without Being Annoying
Social Media 26th Apr 2017

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips

Here are some rules for how to make your audience into your film's best advocates with social media.
How To Create Your Demo Reel
Acting 25th Apr 2017

acting, acting tips, acting advice, acting reels, demo reel

Whether you’re just starting out or have been in the game for years, every actor needs a demo reel.
YouTube Announces Restricted Mode Updates In Response To Outcry From LGBT Creators
Social Media 25th Apr 2017

social media, YouTube

Last month, a significant number of creators within YouTube’s LGBT community complained that some of their videos were not appearing in Restricted Mode, the YouTube interface that screens out content that is violent, profane, sexually explicit, or otherwise intended for mature audience.
Promoting Your Film on Social Media
Social Media 25th Apr 2017

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips, distribution, social media

Raising awareness of your projects over social media doesn’t have to be a chore. Yes, it can be a lot of work, but if you have a clear game plan before you start, everything is going to have a much better chance of falling into place when you need it to.
IFP Film Week
Distribution 25th Apr 2017

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips, distribution, film finance

IFP Film Week is the place where filmmakers, artists, and storytellers cross paths with people who help move their projects forward. Creators get funding, advice, and opportunities. Industry insiders get to discover new talent and ideas.
Documentary Sales Are Surging, But What’s Driving the Competition?
Film & Television 21st Apr 2017

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips

There has never been a more profitable time for documentaries. Here's why most industry insiders are optimistic about the trend.