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Finding Work as a Freelance Filmmaker

Wed 26 May 2021 06:30 - 07:30

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Are you looking to find consistent work as a freelance filmmaker?
In this talk with Laura Davis, Managing Director of The Crewing Company we'll discuss the best strategies for finding consistent work as a freelance filmmaker. Whether you are a producer, director, editor, make-up artist, photographer or videographer this is the online talk for you! We'll discuss how to attract, convert and retain new clients through subjects including:
Where to find work: What are some strategies for finding freelance work in 2021? What are the best platforms, websites and resources for finding work and what are the best ways to leverage them?
Creating the optimal CV: How do you make your CV stand out and what's the ideal format and length? How many credits and skills should I include?
Making an ideal showreel: How long should a showreel be and what exactly should it include?
Retaining clients: How do you make a great impression to ensure your clients continue to hire you over and over again?
Finally we'll discuss the current landscape of the film industry. We'll discuss the Covid and Post-Covid world when it comes to filmmaking and creative recruitment. We'll also talk about inclusion and diversity in the film industry.
About Laura Davis
Laura Davis is The Crewing Company’s Managing Director, she has been with the company since 2012 and is passionate about creating strong, lasting relationships between clients and freelancers, allowing them to focus on creating great content. The Crewing Company represent over 700 freelancers across pre to post production and place their freelancers on projects ranging across broadcast, branded content, commercial, corporate and social, as well as helping our freelancers progress in their careers and widen their pool of clients to work with!