The Media Business and Empty Promises

The Media Business and Empty Promises The media world is full of people who make a lot of empty promises or try to sell themselves and their project way above value. You need to develop a sense for such people an generally be very sceptical. Usually, when something...

Working for a Friend

Working for a Friend Working for a friend (=the friendship existed before the business relationship) and especially negotiating a deal with him/her is very often a delicate matter as very often both parties are reluctant to go into “business talk” and shy away from...

The Composer’s Solitude

The Composer’s Solitude Being a composer very often is a very lonely profession. The combination of projects that require long hours, working in a home studio, being a one man show and not really needing to go out to make money can sometimes result in phases...

Project Hierarchy

Project Hierarchy Before you start working on any project, try to determine the hierarchic structure of the people who work on it. On most film projects, the director should be the highest and last instance for creative decisions but it occurs from time to time that...

The Relevance of Your IMDb Page

The Relevance of your IMDB Page In the film world, your IMDb page is quite important to showcase your references. This platform has been the standard in the industry for several years now. Producers/companies might even check your IMDb page to find out about your...