NYC VIDEO PODCAST
NYC VIDEO PODCAST
Feb 18, 2021
Freelance Filmmaker Marketing 101
Play • 25 min

CoVid 19 has been hell for so many of us & the winter season hasn’t helped. With thousands of film school graduates looking for work, it’s time we discuss the business-end of things for all of you creatives out there. 

For this week’s episode, Tom will talk about 3 marketing techniques for freelance filmmakers in order to help them find more work. We explore the benefits of having a website, using CRM, and why you should have an email signature to brand+market yourself. 

The NYC Video Podcast spotlights local NYC filmmakers & explores local industry trends and uncover hidden resources available to every local filmmaker.  Subscribe to automatically download future episodes. Our social media will have additional photos & videos of the filmmakers and resources from our show. 


GREAT WEBSITE EXAMPLES: 

www.SarahGWolff.com (check out her resume, as well. So good!) 

www.AmyRWilliams.com (Excellent website layout example) 

Questions/Inquiries? Email me at NYCVideoPodcast@gmail.com


VALUABLE  INFO TO HAVE ON YOUR RESUME/WEBSITE FOR PA’s

  • Valid Driver’s License
  • If you have experience driving box trucks or cargo vans in NYC, list this!
  • COSTCO/BJ’S Membership (this saves producers money and may make you a more enticing candidate. 
  • If you own a commercial-route GPS unit, state that in your resume. While driving commercial vehicles (Edge & CC vans/trucks), you need to abide by commercial traffic laws (avoid parkways, certain bridges, parkways, the FDR, Henry Hudson Parkway, etc.) Producers will rest easy knowing you are not using your cell phone while driving around the city and you will save productions money by not getting tickets.  
  • List if you are certified in any kind of CoVID/CPR training, list this!
  • If you speak Spanish, this can be a huge plus when shooting in NYC
  • If you have any working knowledge of camera, sound, G&E, this can help producers with check-out days @ rental houses. Always be sure to thoroughly go through gear order lists BEFORE leaving the rental house


EPISODE SPONSOR: 

www.MastershotFilms.com
Gaffers With Gear

PROMO CODE: COVID BLOWS! 

YouTube: Mastershot Films 

IG: @mastershotfilms

FB: Mastershot Films

LI: Mastershot Films 


FREE WEBSITE PLATFORMS 

Wix.com

Weebly.com

SquareSpace.com

Google.com/business/website-builder


HOW TO CREATE AN EMAIL SIGNATURE: 

Gmail Signatures

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g71fF1F0-w8&ab_channel=OnlineIncomeNetwork


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