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As a filmmaker, especially a student filmmaker, it can be a huge struggle to scrape together the funds needed to be able to create a film — it doesn’t matter on the length.
Why would a non-profit want to invest in video or motion content? We all know that quality video costs money and that non-profits have limited funds. What would encourage them to make this sort of costly investment? Partnering with a global reaching yet locally-owned multimedia production facility that stays plugged into their community can be an untapped resource for non-profits.
Captain America: The Winter Soldier, is coming full fledged to theaters April 2014, and nothing screams "America" like our nations capital. The D.C. Office of Motion Picture and Television Development gave us a first hand look at the increase of jobs, city incentives and how in the first time in history, the Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Bridge, was shut down for the filming of a major motion picture.
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.
Non-profit, by definition, means “not conducted or maintained for the purpose of making profit” Merriam-Webster Dictionary. Let’s think about this for a second… this basically means there is no fat cat sitting at the top of his heap collecting all of the doe that his cash cow is bringing in. This typically means that there are a group of decent, hard working individuals working for a company that you can bet is offering some good, helpful service that leaves an ignorant spectator wondering how such an organization makes any money.
From pro bono to mid-budget, these are our top picks for nonprofit videos from 2014 that have us coming back for seconds. Some have incredible production value, some use hard-hitting storytelling and simple messages, but thing is for sure - they are all underrated.
Every year, thousands of hopefuls flock to Los Angeles, Vancouver, and New York with a dream to make it big in the film and television industry. We live in a time where every college student with a phone has become a filmmaker. With so many people to choose from, how hard can it be to hire a professional crew for your production?
Let’s tee off some action items and take a streamlined approach going forward that’ll really push the envelope and leverage our success. Got your spreadsheets ready? It’s time to go corporate.
Let’s take a minute to remember what this season is all about. This holiday season, why not give the gift of video? If you find you have some extra time in between the caroling, feasts and family festivities, we have some amazing non-profit organizations that are desperately in need of whatever pro bono skills you can offer. (Would you love to help but have no extra time this holiday? No worries, you can still lend a hand by sharing their mission via social media.) “Christmas is doing a little something extra for someone.” ~Charles M. Schulz
The latest buzz regarding NBA Star and Filmmaker, Amar'e Stoudemire's latest film project, The Village of Peace, tells the story of African Hebrew Israelites who move from Chicago to the Israeli desert. Gaining plenty of support from film festivals worldwide, including the Santa Barbara International Film Festival, Pan African Film Festival, San Francisco Jewish Film Festival and others, the film highlights the incredibly powerful story of African Hebrews, dating back to the Civil Rights Movement.