Defining your filmmaking career path

I think a lot of freelancers (myself included) think that your career is dependent on other people. But your career can actually be 100% up to you.

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Money Saving Hacks for Short Film Distribution

A film festival expert once told me that shorts need to allocate at least £600 for festivals fees, which is kind of crazy. Here’s how to distribute your film at festivals without having to spend so much

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How to deal with self-doubt as a filmmaker

Every creator struggles with self-doubt. I’ve lost days to it, so I created a process to deal with it (and even use it to fuel my creativity). And now I’m handing that process over to you

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Here’s how to make your short film if you work full time

Creating is hard work. No one really likes to hear that, or acknowledge it as a fact. But it is crazy hard work, and you can’t just make it happen whenever you want. Ideas have this way of developing slowly, so even if you desperately…

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How to stand out as a creator in the Instagram age (without being spam-y)

Social media isn’t spoken about as a tool, but when we had a social media strategy we had film festivals coming to us and waiving the submission fees.

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5 steps to getting your short film off the ground

Creating a short film can be a daunting prospect, even if it’s going to be filmed over one weekend with a load of your friends. The to do list quickly becomes never-ending as you think of more and more things that need to happen. I…

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Cambria Bailey-Jones: film producer, writer and director | Female Filmmaker Friday

If you’re anything like me, you became obsessed with short filmmakers on YouTube around summer last year. I can’t remember how long I’ve been watching short films and videos from Hazel Hayes, dodie, Sammy Paul, Bertie Gilbert, Jack Howard, Daniel J Layton, the list goes…

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Dom Santry: co-founder of daisie | Balancing Act

Fun Fact: I got the idea to create the Balancing Act series after meeting Dom Santry at the daisie panel. I pestered him with questions (sorry Dom and thanks for answering all of them!) and we chatted about the Bloomsbury Group because I had my…

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