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Staying on Budget with Your International Photo Shoot

Staying on Budget with Your International Photo Shoot

Do you have a professional photo shoot coming up in a foreign country and need some tips? Taking up an international photo shoot project can be an exciting and enriching experience that can add immense weight to your credentials. However, the project can quickly turn on its head if costs spiral out of control, burning…

Indie Festival Strategy

Indie Festival Strategy

There’s more to festival strategy than blindly dumping your film into the Sundance hat on Withoutabox and impatiently waiting for your impersonal rejection letter months later. Once you emotionally cope with not playing ball on the big league festival circuit, should that fate come to pass, quite a few nice exhibition opportunities still remain out…

The Drones Are Coming

The Drones Are Coming

All of those amazing aerial shots that you have only dreamed about filming are about to become reality.   Six television and movie companies have been approved by the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to use drones for shooting scenes. The approval is the first exemption of its kind, and only the second time the FAA…

Visa Requirements for International Shoots

Visa Requirements for International Shoots

When planning a shoot in a country where you don’t hold citizenship several important factors come into play. One critical item that must be taken care of before departure is to ensure that you have the required visas. Arriving in a country without the correct documentation could mean a denied entry and spell disaster for…