Your script and locations are locked, your cast and crew have been selected, everything is in place to begin production. Well, almost everything. The one thing you don’t have – or don’t have enough of – is money! Now what?
Should you ever use your time and talent without getting paid? Is “exposure” ever worth working for? We’ll take a look at some of the things people will ask you to do for free and why you might say yes or no.
Whenever video producers need a specific shot, they often venture into the DIY approach to get just the right tool for the shot. Such was the case for Michael and Christine creators of STABiLGo, a motorized stabilizer for GoPro Cameras.
At the beginning of your videography career, acquiring equipment is your number one priority. Maybe you’ve stumbled across an incredible story idea for a short film or web series that must come to life on screen, or you’re going to start that videography business you’ve always wanted. Whatever the case, you need to invest in some equipment. And of course, money seems to be eluding you.