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Reality-Based Production Underway? Consider Getting Media Liability Insurance To Avoid Problems Later
These days, scripted nonfiction programming is in big demand by the television networks, cable outlets and streaming services. High profile murders like Jon Benet Ramsey’s and murder trials like O.J. Simpson’s are popular subjects for this programming, as well as documentaries focused on controversial issues like GMO crops, environmental change and our dietary habits.
Broadway has gone from banished to A-List. Turn on the television and you are bound to find “Broadway-style” musicals. Who would have thought? I’ve known for a while that Broadway can mean big dollars, as have dozens of theater producers. This time around, however, networks-and big-time dollars-seem to be catching on, too.
Travis Kalanick, co-founder and CEO of Uber, graced the cover of Fast Company this month and it couldn’t help but remind me of hearing him speak at TechWeek a few years ago, back when Uber was just a cute “can’t wait for this to come to my city” app.
The top industry professionals assembled in Times Square last week for the 12th annual Advertising Week, and ProductionHUB was there! Here are some major takeaways that you need to know for your promotional videos.
If you are an indie filmmaker then you know that casting is that wildcard that can make or break your chances at festivals, awards, and making all of your hard work worth it, and that mis-casting can make your shoot a living hell. The breakdown is the fateful first step in the casting process.
In today's world of film financing and production, the term “indie film” is so often used and misused that it’s important to first simply define the multi-faceted phrase before diving into financing specifics.
Unless you’re shooting out of your buddy’s garage with an iPhone camera, making a film isn’t cheap. Crowdfunding is a great way to raise the money you need to create a quality film. Film and performing arts represented 12.2% of the total money raised with crowdfunding in 2017. With the wide variety of campaigns on Kickstarter and other crowdfunding platform, those numbers are significant.
For film and TV production crew members accustomed to being paid as 1099 independent contractors, switching to W2 employee status might feel strange and unfamiliar. Now that you’re having taxes withheld, it can seem like you’re making less money than when you just had a flat daily contractor rate. But there are actually a number of benefits to being paid as an employee.
Have you heard of Jimmy Stones? It's creators, who happen to have "The Simpsons," "Dexter" and other big shows on their resume, are ready for another round of success. Jimmy Stones was pitched to several top comedy channels, and although it was admired and acknowledged, the show had to be tweaked to fitcorporation needs. James Manos Jr. and Bill Shultz wanted to keep creative control, so they are creating their show on their terms. Learn how Shultz partnered up with Manos Jr. and how their creation might just be the next big hit, with your help of course...
Before the ink is dry on your yearbook, you may already be armed with interviews and 'setiquette' tips from your mentors. Here's 9 ways to jump start your career after you graduate.