18 Best Stock Music Websites of 2021 For Video Creators

Scoring your videos is no easy task when you’re on a budget. You want music that invigorates your vision without costing an arm and a leg. Luckily, the best stock music websites offer high quality material that’s only a click away. To save the expensive, back-and-forth process of working with a composer, you can simply… Continue reading 18 Best Stock Music Websites of 2021 For Video Creators

8 Ways To Make Your Spec Commercial Stand Out [with Spec Ad Examples]

Want to make a commercial for flaming hot cheetos starring Jim Carrey as The Mask? Maybe that’s just me. But if you’re trying to break into commercial directing, you’re going to need a great spec ad under your belt and in your reel. With countless other filmmakers putting out spec commercials to get noticed, it’s more… Continue reading 8 Ways To Make Your Spec Commercial Stand Out [with Spec Ad Examples]

3 Film Editing Techniques You Can Learn From Star Wars

Luke. Yoda. Lando Goddamn Calrissian. Star Wars is home to some of the most memorable characters in film history, and also some of the best film editing. While taking years to master, great film editing can give your characters life, making us visually feel their wants and desires. Using moments from The Empire Strikes Back,… Continue reading 3 Film Editing Techniques You Can Learn From Star Wars

Top 14 Mood Board Apps of 2020 [with FREE Moodboard Templates]

Amood board captures emotion. The best mood board apps help you convey emotions and set the tone for your projects. In this post, we’re breaking down the best digital mood board apps, mood board software, and examples. Plus we’ll provide you with a bunch of mood board templates for free.Continue reading Top 14 Mood Board Apps… Continue reading Top 14 Mood Board Apps of 2020 [with FREE Moodboard Templates]

The Essential Guide for Crafting Film Budgets (with FREE Film Budget Template)

Film budgeting is an essential part of the filmmaking process. Anyone vaguely thinking of a career as a producer needs to know how to make a film budget. Since film budget software like Movie Magic Budgeting, Showbiz Budgeting, and EP Budgeting can run on the pricey side, we’ve created a free film budget template. Our… Continue reading The Essential Guide for Crafting Film Budgets (with FREE Film Budget Template)

Walkie Talkie Lingo Everyone On-Set Should Know

W hat’s your 20? What does 10-4 mean? Bogey. A walkie-talkie is a powerful tool on a film set. But it’s nothing unless you know the walkie-talkie lingo. Luckily, mastering film set walkie talkie lingo isn’t as hard as finding your film crew. We’ve compiled the most-used walkie talkie codes and radio etiquette tips to have you… Continue reading Walkie Talkie Lingo Everyone On-Set Should Know

The Ultimate Guide to an Effective Production Calendar

Production has a million pieces and if you’re not careful, dates and segments will fall through the cracks. That’s why producers on feature films and explainer videos use a production calendar. Working from a screenplay, your video production calendar covers pre production, production, and post production. But how does one begin to schedule and what makes… Continue reading The Ultimate Guide to an Effective Production Calendar

The Best Creative Brief Template For Video Agencies [Free Download]

You need a killer creative brief in order to get new clients. But figuring out what to say and how much is often as tricky as producing your final product. In this post, we break down what to include, what to leave out, and give you the best creative brief template download.Continue reading The Best Creative Brief… Continue reading The Best Creative Brief Template For Video Agencies [Free Download]

15 Best Stock Video Sites That’ll Make Your Clients Happy

From feature films to explainer videos, stock video sites are on the rise. Instead of depleting funds to capture a few shots, filmmakers and creative agencies are turning to stock footage sites so they can get back to the fun stuff. Whether you’re a filmmaker or an agency crafting an explainer video, here’s a list of the… Continue reading 15 Best Stock Video Sites That’ll Make Your Clients Happy

8 Takeaways From The Best Explainer Videos

Turning the classic elevator pitch into two minute feats of creativity, explainer videos are an invaluable marketing tool. There’s also a million of them. Whether you’re just starting your explainer video script or are starting your explainer video production, you can always learn something from the best explainer videos.Continue reading 8 Takeaways From The Best… Continue reading 8 Takeaways From The Best Explainer Videos