Daisie Panel: what I learnt about my industry in two hours with Maisie Williams, Savannah Brown, Savannah Blake and more

Last Friday I went to a panel hosted by Daisie, which was full of creatives. The real USP of the app, for me, is how all creatives are connected. Film can be quite an insular place at times, so it was amazing to talk to writers, illustrators,…

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Here’s what not to do if you want a job in film

Last week I talked about how I’d expanded my team. This week, I want to focus on some of the biggest mistakes I see people making when they’re trying to get a job (yes, I’ve made a lot of these mistakes too). Think about exactly…

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How to Crowdfund your Short Film: Part 4

So we are almost finished, this is the last part of how to crowdfund your short film! Last week we talked about drafting the campaign and starting to publicise it. This week, we’ll talk about (finally) launching your campaign, keeping it going and keeping people…

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How to Crowdfund Your Short Film: Part 3

Welcome to Part 3! We’re going to be focussing on actually drafting your campaign and what you can do to make it stand out. Make sure to read Part 1 and Part 2 before embarking on this section. Step 9 It’s time to find your…

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How to Crowdfund your Short Film: Part 2

Welcome back! If you haven’t seen part 1 yet, you can find it here.  Step 5 Now it’s time to get on with some research. It’s dull, but there’s a big market out there and you can use that to your advantage. Find campaign’s and films…

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How to Crowdfund your Short Film: Part 1

Crowdfunding: the practice of funding a project or venture by raising money from a large number of people who each contribute a relatively small amount, typically via the Internet. In theory it sounds like an easy way to get your film made without putting everything on…

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6 Tips for Producing a Film

Making a film can be difficult at the best of times. There’s usually not enough money, not enough time or not enough crew members. It can be stressful. But it can also be fun and enjoyable, it all depends on how your approach it though.…

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Dealing With Rejection As A Producer

Rejection is something we’ve all felt. Be it that job you really wanted, or the cute boy you like. Everybody has dealt with rejection, and it’s not easy. Some professions open themselves up to it much more than others. Actors, for instance, go to hundreds…

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