Community, Contributor Tips
The Importance of Tapping into Your Local Creative Community
Whether you’re new to a city or have your roots firmly planted, it’s always a great idea to find a local group (or groups) and meet members who share similar creative interests.
The Current and Future State of Media Licensing: 5 Key Takeaways
Pond5 hosted a panel on media licensing with the Association of Clearance and Research Professionals (CLEAR). CLEAR Co-Executive Director John Downey III shares the biggest takeaways.
A Guide to the 2016 Future of Storytelling Festival
The Future of Storytelling Festival in NYC features experiences including virtual reality, augmented reality, and interactive games. Here are some highlights to look out for.
Drone Cinematography 101: 6 Key Points from a Panel of Pros
Last week, we joined folks from Skycam USA, Xizmo Media, and Candy Factory Films in NYC for a panel discussion on drones, with topics ranging from beginner tips and FAA regulations to the future of drone use. Here are six key takeaways.
Community, Pro Tips
10 Tips for Surviving Film Festival Submissions
The film-festival circuit is a diverse creative ecosystem loaded with films of all types, genres, and lengths, but getting programmed can be tricky. Here are 10 tips to get the most out of those submission dollars.
10 Must-See Documentaries from the Hot Docs Film Festival
The Hot Docs International Film Festival in Toronto hosts some of the world’s greatest documentaries, many of which go on to gain major acclaim and awards. Here are ten highlights you’ll want to catch later this year.