63 blog posts found matching keyword search for: freelance in Maitland
Colorist TAL Perfects the Balancing Act of Color Grading TBS’ ‘King of the Nerds’ with DaVinci Resolve
Due to its unique competitions and unexpected surprises, “King of the Nerds” is not your typical reality show. But that didn't deter freelance colorist Yoram Tal, better known as just Tal, from jumping aboard to color grade the series, for which he uses DaVinci Resolve.
Published on Monday, March 23, 2015 10:00 AM
6 Step Checklist For Hiring an Out-of-town Shooter
As a video producer or production company, booking a local freelancer for your client-facing shoot is not a task to take lightly. Book the wrong person and you’ll be in quite a jam. Going through the freelance hiring process is half like giving a job interview, and half selling the crew member on the excitement of the project. So it’s certainly both an art and a science. After booking for hundreds of outside freelance crew members, I’ve assembled six key items to look for to avoid disaster and make your out-of-town production a success.
Published on Monday, October 29, 2018 12:00 PM
The Ins and Outs of Hiring a Production Freelancer
As a freelance video producer, I’ve got all kinds of things to say on this topic, and Jordan has worked on both sides of this so she has some invaluable insights as well. She works for Droi Media as a freelancer, but she also hires them for her day job. (A quick note: while this post is dedicated almost entirely to freelance video production other creatives and freelancers in similar industries will be able to use this info too.)
Published on Thursday, November 5, 2020 10:00 AM
To Buy Camera Equipment or Rent?
It’s a lasting dilemma for film crews, production houses, and freelance camera people: Do I buy camera equipment or rent gear on a case-by-case basis? You may purchase the latest and greatest only to find it sitting on the shelf when the next best thing replaces it a month later. We talked to Pierre Habib of Dunia Films to take some of the mystery out of renting camera equipment.
Published on Monday, September 18, 2017 3:00 PM
The $500 Video vs the $5000 Video
Multi-Emmy winning freelance 3D/motion graphics artist, Edward Hassenfratz, E.J. for short, who has worked with clients from National Geographic to Amtrak, understands that when it comes to video...you get what you pay for. Here are a few reasons why.
Published on Tuesday, September 8, 2015 1:23 PM
How to Become a Professional Videographer
Offer video production services and you become a professional videographer. Unfortunately, it is not that simple. You not only need the skills to deliver, you also need the clients willing to pay for it. Although many videographers choose to freelance, there are also more steady jobs available in the field.
Published on Monday, December 7, 2020 10:00 AM
Ready to Start Your Freelancing Career? Here are 5 Keys to Success
Getting your foot in the door and into a production company can be frustrating when you’re just starting out in your career. Even if you’ve got a tremendous amount of talent, many production companies have their pick of experienced candidates, and often won’t consider what you have to offer. Don’t give up though-many producers start out as freelancers, taking on one-off projects until they have the experience to join an established company or create their own business. The “gig economy” is booming, and it’s easier than ever to start a freelancing career. In fact, 35% of the American workforce was made up of freelancers in October of 2016-numbers that are only continuing to grow. Freelancing can help you gain experience, build a reputation, and bring in some cash. Who knows, you may like the experience so much that you decide to work for yourself forever! With that said, starting a successful freelancing career doesn’t mean you put up a website and wait for clients to come to you. It takes hard work and consistency to make it work. Here are 5 tips for getting started and becoming a great freelance producer, photographer, or other production professional!
Published on Thursday, July 27, 2017 10:00 AM
Tackling Fear in the Creative Industry
Halloween is right around the corner and that means it's time to get scary! It's also a good time to talk about fear and how it affects us in our work. What do you fear the most or the most insecure about when it comes to your creative field? As an artist, insecurity and second guessing your creative decisions or even talent comes with the territory.
Published on Monday, October 19, 2015 4:15 PM
The Gig Economy: Breaking Free From Your 9-to-5 Job
Long gone are the days of graduating college, finding a suitable desk job, and retiring after 30 years of working at the same company. The Recession of 2008 forced many professionals out of the corporate mold, demanding them to rethink what the road to success could be. The rise of online networking and smartphones paved the way for a new marketplace for employment: the gig economy.
Published on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 6:52 PM
Assessing Your Worth: Some Important Things to Keep in Mind When Determining Your Rate as a Freelancer
As a freelancer, independent worker, consultant, gig worker, or whatever title you’re going by, one of the most difficult - but important - items to manage is how much you bill your clients for your time and/or work.
Published on Friday, August 7, 2020 10:00 AM
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