Inspiration and resources for WFTV UK Mentee Group
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Inspiration and resources for WFTV UK Mentee Group
Articles on career development and the business of film and TV - curated to inspire those on the WFTV UK mentoring scheme.
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Women aren't the problem in the film industry, men are

Women aren't the problem in the film industry, men are | Inspiration and resources for WFTV UK Mentee Group | Scoop.it
Women are underrepresented in the film industry, but it's not their fault. New research analyses the system that ensures male dominance and identifies the 'gender offenders': men who work predominantly with men.
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Market Place Live
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ilm London's Market Place Live is a unique panel event that shows how to take a feature film project from idea to a successful release. Watch the video to follow a film's journey from concept to exhibition in under 90 minutes.
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How DP Kate Arizmendi Lit an Impossible Room

How DP Kate Arizmendi Lit an Impossible Room | Inspiration and resources for WFTV UK Mentee Group | Scoop.it
What’s the point of being a filmmaker if you don’t try something ridiculously challenging every once in a while? For cinematographer Kate Arizmendi, once in a while happened earlier this year when director Phillip Lopez asked her to shoot an ad for Tyler Ellis’ handbag line that would appear on Vogue.com...
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Screen Forever 2016: the true story about financing The Dressmaker

Screen Forever 2016: the true story about financing The Dressmaker | Inspiration and resources for WFTV UK Mentee Group | Scoop.it
Behind the Dressmaker success, producer Sue Maslin remembers thousands and thousands of decisions, both micro and macro, that get made over the seven years leading up to this first week.
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Film Careers through a Data Prism [INFOGRAPHIC]

Film Careers through a Data Prism [INFOGRAPHIC] | Inspiration and resources for WFTV UK Mentee Group | Scoop.it
A provocative new infographic released today by SLATED paints a picture of a cinema business out of touch with its paying public, particularly with regard to the hard-to-reach millennial generation…
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Film London Marketplace Live
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Film London's Market Place Live is a unique panel event that shows how to take a feature film project from idea to a successful release. Watch the video to follow a film's journey from concept to exhibition in under 90 minutes.
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Tips for attending the Toronto International Film Festival

Tips for attending the Toronto International Film Festival | Inspiration and resources for WFTV UK Mentee Group | Scoop.it
The film industry is good at generating wisdom but not so good at disseminating it.  A case in point is all of the tips and tricks learnt by attendees of a festival or market.  The first time someone attends they spend the first half of their trip totally lost, but after a few days they start to get the …
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What types of low-budget films make the most money?

What types of low-budget films make the most money? | Inspiration and resources for WFTV UK Mentee Group | Scoop.it
A study of the most profitable movies budgeted $500k to $3 million which answers the question 'What types of low-budget films make the most money?'
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11 Ways to Avoid Burnout

Be more productive, sleep better, and have deeper insights with a few simple precautions and regular treatments.
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How films make money pt2: $30m-$100m movies

How films make money pt2: $30m-$100m movies | Inspiration and resources for WFTV UK Mentee Group | Scoop.it
Using real-world recoupment data from Hollywood, I took a look at how films make money at the $30 million to $100 million budget range.
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Documentary pays? The price of filmmaking – part one

Documentary pays? The price of filmmaking – part one | Inspiration and resources for WFTV UK Mentee Group | Scoop.it
In the first part of a special report, realscreen examines the economic pressures placed on some documentary filmmakers working today, and why doc directors - many of whom also play double duty as producers on their projects - aren't paying themselves for their time. (Top left: Jesse Moss; right: Emily James)
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Televisual | BLOGS & COMMENTS

Televisual | BLOGS & COMMENTS | Inspiration and resources for WFTV UK Mentee Group | Scoop.it
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Televisual | BLOGS & COMMENTS

Televisual | BLOGS & COMMENTS | Inspiration and resources for WFTV UK Mentee Group | Scoop.it
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Want to be more confident? Say 'Yes'

Want to be more confident? Say 'Yes' | Inspiration and resources for WFTV UK Mentee Group | Scoop.it
It’s not as easy as ‘fake it ‘til you make it’ – you need to find role models, celebrate success and identify your strengths to overcome workplace nerves
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“I’m Like a Flare Hunter”: DP Natasha Braier on The Neon Demon | Filmmaker Magazine

“I’m Like a Flare Hunter”: DP Natasha Braier on The Neon Demon | Filmmaker Magazine | Inspiration and resources for WFTV UK Mentee Group | Scoop.it
With the fantastical levels of post-production digital alchemy now possible, there’s an increasing trend toward not committing in-camera. But not when you’re
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Career Advice No One Tells You – The Mission

Career Advice No One Tells You – The Mission | Inspiration and resources for WFTV UK Mentee Group | Scoop.it
We go to work, do what we have to do from 9 to 5, come back home, maybe hang out with friends, and do it all over again the next day. They’re the people who land executive level positions by their…
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Australian study argues male producers prevent equality | WFTV | Women in Film and Television

Australian study argues male producers prevent equality | WFTV | Women in Film and Television | Inspiration and resources for WFTV UK Mentee Group | Scoop.it
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Writer’s block – keeping control of adaptations - TBI Vision

Writer’s block – keeping control of adaptations - TBI Vision | Inspiration and resources for WFTV UK Mentee Group | Scoop.it
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Cooke Optics TV | Cinematography Tips Spotlight

Cooke Optics TV | Cinematography Tips Spotlight | Inspiration and resources for WFTV UK Mentee Group | Scoop.it
Interviews with some of the worlds renowned cinematographers, who share their advice and behind the scenes stories from their experiences throughout their careers in movie making.
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The Best Countries in the World to Film Your Movie, Based on Production Incentives

The Best Countries in the World to Film Your Movie, Based on Production Incentives | Inspiration and resources for WFTV UK Mentee Group | Scoop.it
This comprehensive guide to global production incentives asks: why not film in Fiji when you can recoup 50% of your production budget?
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Success stories: How to successfully distribute your film in 5 steps - EWA - european women’s audiovisual network

Success stories: How to successfully distribute your film in 5 steps - EWA - european women’s audiovisual network | Inspiration and resources for WFTV UK Mentee Group | Scoop.it
by Claudia Tosi
Our talented graduate from Multiple revenue Stream Training 2015, Claudia Tosi has summarized her overwhelming success story, enjoy!
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Do Hollywood movies make a profit?

Do Hollywood movies make a profit? | Inspiration and resources for WFTV UK Mentee Group | Scoop.it
Using inside data, financial modelling and a dataset of every movie released since 1990, I took at look at how many Hollywood movies make a profit.
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How movies make money: $100m+ Hollywood blockbusters

How movies make money: $100m+ Hollywood blockbusters | Inspiration and resources for WFTV UK Mentee Group | Scoop.it
Using detailed financial data from 29 Hollywood blockbusters (budgeted over $100 million), let me take you on a journey to show how movies mak
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Televisual | BLOGS & COMMENTS

Televisual | BLOGS & COMMENTS | Inspiration and resources for WFTV UK Mentee Group | Scoop.it
Televisual | The Business Magazine For The Broadcast And Production Community
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