Making a film? Here’s why you need a shot list (plus a free template!)

So you've written a script! Awesome! Now it's time to turn that script into a film. Here's how to create a shot list.


Here's exactly how to license music for marketing videos, plus helpful music resources 🎶

Finding music you can use legally in your video can seem like a daunting task. We’re highlighting music resources that make the process easier. 

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*With your videos.

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6 tips to help you find your next gig

Filmmakers share their tips to help you get hired on your next video project.


How to assemble a more diverse film crew

Four filmmakers share their advice and resources for finding (and hiring) underrepresented talent.


How to format your screenplay like a pro

While there's no right way to write or format a script, formatting your screenplay correctly can do wonders for your overall production. Learn how here.


Should I hire an all-in-one videographer or a traditional crew?

Learn the differences between small and large productions — and figure out which one is right for your next video project.


Your guide to video project rates

Project rates, hourly rates, day rates — oh my! Today we're breaking down the different ways to scope out your next video project.


How to hire a film crew if you're a video newb

With the right approach, you can source and work alongside a talented team to create an amazing video. Here are 5 tips for collaborating with video pros.


5 questions to ask yourself when you're hiring a video pro

Multiple talented pros are bidding on your project? Asking these 5 questions will help you find your creative soulmate for your next video project.


Learn the art of pre-production (and why it matters)

Want a hassle-free production? Then you need a solid pre-production strategy. This post gives you the essentials.


5 tips for making the best summer vacation video

Going on a trip? Document your travels — and all those precious memories — with our summer vacation video tips, designed with your viewers in mind.


Storyboarding 101

Storyboarding your film will keep you and your crew focused on set. And with our beginner-friendly guide, you can get you started in no time.


Who does what on a film crew?

Don't know the difference between a Best Boy and a Key Grip? That's OK! We've assembled a glossary so you can assemble your crew.


Student filmmaking: Tips for telling stories on a budget

Being a student presents a lot of challenges. Read our budgeting tips, and get rolling.