Study Your Audience, Get Your Content In Front Of Them & Make Waves

We all know that the world’s attention is on short form content. Let’s use this to our advantage as artists. Dream up the target person who’d love your content, music, videos, etc and ask yourself these important questions: Where are they? Where do they shop? Where do they eat? How do they consume content? YouTube? TikTok? Twitch? Instagram? What kind of videos do they search for and end up watching? Do they read Blogs? What kinds? Make a TikTok video at their favorite restaurants. Record a song about the clothes they wear. Write a blog about what they do for fun. Are you evolving and adapting alongside your audience? Follow your audience and tap into their world in every way possible. Social media networks are a game changer for the…

Your Online Following Can Sell You— Use It

Lady Gaga’s product was focused and undeniable. She had an impressive digital footprint and her live show was one you had to tell everyone about. Her performance forced her audience to pay attention, and people couldn’t help but tell everyone about her. No wonder she’s a mega star now. She did the leg work playing in small NY pubs and perfecting her craft, using word of mouth to get her brand in people’s heads. If you spend all your time and energy building the following but deliver a forgettable performance you will end up damaging your brand. You must have both the skill in your craft as well as the network and/or following to be successful in the entertainment industry. In the film industry you have to build a network…

The Impact Of Negative Energy On Those Around You When Networking In The Film Industry

We all need to work to control negative energy that comes up on set or in our personal lives. Either consciously or unconsciously, people pick up on how you feel. Regardless of whether or not you feel your frustration is justified, getting upset with others will only breed more negative energy. This can hurt networking opportunities and if it happens too often could actually put your career in jeopardy. You want to get into film? It doesn’t matter what department you’re working in or trying to get into— if you want to be successful, focus on staying in a good state of mind and be helpful on set. Be the person you would love to work with. Be the person you would love to be around. Become the best version…

Finding Success in the Film Industry

Pursuing your dreams to work in the Film Industry can often seem like a maze that doesn’t have a clear entry or exit. Life before Friends In Film is different for everyone. Even finding a network of support, or an understanding of what it takes to build a high-paying career in the Film Industry often appears to be an uphill battle. But, the good news is – there’s plenty of people who are or were in the same spot! Crystal, who resides in Texas, began Friends In Film from the recommendation of a professor while obtaining an undergraduate degree in film and graphic design. After college, she spent years on small independent film projects with little to no-pay, but couldn’t understand why it seemed so difficult to break into paid…

Curious what it’s like behind the scenes…

I love working in the business. There are so many things that happen on set that you don’t see. In the video below, I take you behind the scenes on a shoot where we do a stunt. If you’re curious, watch now! The video is less than a minute long!

Magic Momentum

The list of questions below is from Benjamin, one of our former A-list work study members. The power of doing an exercise like this is that you’ll develop clarity about how to spend each moment of your time. Most people live each day reacting to what happens to them instead of each day moving with intention to get closer to what they really want. Most people don’t know what they really want. They think “It would be nice to be famous.” They live their days with only the HOPE of that coming to pass, taking no active and real steps to get there. The thing is, it’s all possible. Instead of focusing only on the goal, we can focus on growth. The development you undertake on the way to your goal…