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Twitter & Facebook: Great for Building a Filmmaking Network

This article was written by Patty Fantasia.

“Being fairly new to the filmmaking scene and living in Las Vegas, as opposed to L.A. or New York, I must say that I find social media to be an effective and inexpensive networking tool.  I launched Filmmakers Notebook in July and with the exception of conferences and seminars I attended in Los Angeles and the people I’ve become acquainted with locally, I really didn’t know anyone in the film world.

When you’re starting out,  this severely limits your ability to find colleagues to collaborate or share ideas with.  I’ve found that social media, particularly Twitter and Facebook , have helped to fill this gap.”

Read the rest of this article from Filmmakers Notebook.

The Ten Commandments of Filmmaking
How to Work (and Survive) in the
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by Peter D. Marshall

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  • Web Design Richardson February 19, 2010, 11:13 AM

    Ah but your forgetting craigslist! This is how I broke into the film industry. I had to do a lot of free work but after conneting with the right people I was able to start to consistently in the film industry as a boom operator. Once people like to work with you you won’t even have to look for work. Also mandy.com is a great place to look for work as well. So include these in your social media.

    Samuel