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Making projects for the good of the team.

Sometimes its a good idea to invest in the team. It can come at a large expense to the company bottom line, but overall, the investment is worth it. In the video production world, coming into the industry at the level you want to be at is key.

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Making Money Making Video

Video is hot. Everyone wants one. Everyone can make one. Not everyone can be in the business of making videos. Here are some tips on how to make a business out of making videos.

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Video Production Pitfalls

Have you ever wondered why your video didn’t turn out the right way? Or tried to figure out why the production was missing that certain something? In this article we explore just that.

Defining Success is Your Job

Knowing what you are ultimately striving for is important if you are to ever reach a goal. Make success attainable, enjoyable and if possible… eternal.

Do It for Love Not Money

If you’re doing it for the money, do you really love it? Life’s short, do good work, do what your good at and enjoy life.

Finding Collaboration and Teamwork

Being on the right team is going to be your best way forward. Finding the team that is going to offer the best symbiotic relationship is a different story.

How to Get Started With Your Big Idea

Everyone has a big idea. What about actually taking some steps towards making those ideas mean something.

Follow Your Heart

You have a heart for a reason. Following it can be a good thing if its in line with your passions… your gut instinct.

Following Your Passion

One of the most important lessons we have learned so far. Your passions are there for a reason and most of the time, your best work will come out of your passions. So work it out!

Learn the Rules of the Game

If you want to play in the video or film production game you need to know the rules well enough to know when to break them. This is a little guide on how to learn them.

Keep On Keeping On

The journey of a thousand miles starts with one step, but you have to make sure the rest of the steps happen to make sure you get there.

An End to the Fear of Failure

Failure can be a good thing, but at some point if you want to succeed you need to be able to put an end to it and go on the next thing that will scare you.

Simple Tips for Freelancing Successfully

Freelancing can be hard but also really good. We compiled a few tips on how to do it well. Knowledge is power.

The New Three P’s of Marketing

In most situations you would think it was Product, Price and Promotion. We would like to offer an alternative as it relates to video production.

Realities of Running a Business

Creatives are typically very good at being creative and very bad at running a business. Here are some good tips on how to stay on top of what keeps you employed.

No Regrets!

Live your life in such a way that when your working days are over, you won’t look back and say “I wish I had…” Work hard at all the right things.

Taking the Time to Grow

For some reason we have the notion that success needs to come on fast, make us a ton of money and then drive off into the sunset. Fortunately, things don’t work that way and the best in the biz, spend years at their craft before ever seeing success.

4 steps to making it

Everything worth doing is difficult. I bet you can count on a few fingers the good things that happened in your life that truly molded you into the person you are. Now, compare that to the number of situations you had to actually work through that shaped you. Work is a good thing. We make…