Knowing When to Work for FREE in the Film Industry
So I know working in the film industry can be tough. Breaking in is even tougher. Many people tell you to have to work for free or intern somewhere to get a foot in the door. Now those people aren’t totally wrong.
The question is when do you work for free? When is trading your time, energy and effort really worth it? In this episode, I break down when you should work for free or cheap and when you need to stand your ground and get paid.
This episode is not just for film students. I tell you my story of when I got to Los Angeles and what I choose to do and why even after having 10 years of experience, credits and work under my belt. Enjoy this eye-opening episode.
LINKS AND RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:
- IFH: Guerrilla Indie Film School
- IFH 035: What Happens After You Win the SXSW Film Festival with Brant Sersen
- USC Film School’s ONLY On-line Course: Directing the Actor
- Indie Film Hustle TV (Netflix for Filmmakers and Screenwriters)
- Martin Scorsese Film Directing Masterclass
- Ron Howard Film Directing Masterclass
- Spike Lee Film Directing Masterclass
- Werner Herzog Filmmaking MasterClass
- Aaron Sorkin Screenwriting MasterClass
- Mira Nair Independent Filmmaking Masterclass
- David Mamet Dramatic Writing MasterClass
- Shonda Rhimes Masterclass: Learn Television Writing from the Creator of Scandal
- Steve Martin Teaches Comedy Writing & Acting MasterClass
- Annie Leibovitz Masterclass: Learn Photography from the Legend
- Jimmy Chin Masterclass: Learn Adventure Photography
- Judd Apatow Comedy Writing/Directing Masterclass
- Six Secrets to getting into Film Festivals for FREE!
- FreeFilmBook.com (Download Your FREE Filmmaking Audio Book)
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