freelance

How to Shoot a Spec Video for New Work

How to Shoot a Spec Video for New Work

People always ask if they should work for free or if they should bother to shoot a spec piece to land more paying work. In this webinar, I’ll…

Adobe Tightens The Leash

Adobe Tightens The Leash

Adobe Tightens The Leash How does this effect me as a user and product developer for After Effects…

How to Upsell Services to your Clients

How to Upsell Services to your Clients

Sales?!  As creatives that is often a four letter word.  Creatives are not known for being the best at sales or promoting themselves.  So if that sounds like you and…

Business for Creatives – The Long-term Mindset

Business for Creatives – The Long-term Mindset

While visiting Sydney earlier this year, I had a good long chat with Den Lennie about the challenges of building and sustaining your Production Company, as well as how to…

The Accidental CFO: Tax Flow for Freelancers

The Accidental CFO: Tax Flow for Freelancers

It’s that time of year again when freelancers in the US feverishly organize last year’s receipts, throw the numbers into a tax program (or at a poor accountant…

Filmmaker Friday Featuring Filmmaker Brian Aichlmayr 

Filmmaker Friday Featuring Filmmaker Brian Aichlmayr 

With hundreds of careers and opportunities, the filmmaking industry can be a unique experience for a filmmaker. Filmtools decided to take a deeper look into the world of a filmmaker…

Filmmaker Friday featuring Filmmaker Matt Alonzo

Filmmaker Friday featuring Filmmaker Matt Alonzo

With hundreds of careers and opportunities, the filmmaking industry can be a unique experience for a filmmaker. Filmtools decided to take a deeper look into the world of a Filmmaker…

How to Make Money Shooting Video

How to Make Money Shooting Video

We all love being creative, acquiring new gear and when the phone rings with a paying client.  The question is how do you find clients? How much should you charge…

Stop working for free!

Stop working for free!

It’s becoming more and more frustrating lately seeing all the people posting online looking for people to work for free.  With the price of editing systems (we’re going…