From start-up to successful, this video course will provide you with the knowledge and professional practices you need to become successful, make more money and take your career to the next level in video production. This course is designed to help you generate new leads, land clients and pitch ideas that will keep them hiring you again and again. You’ll learn what you need in your professional kit, how to present yourself effectively as a video professional, how to quote clients and more.
This course is designed for people who are interested in building a career in video production as a freelancer or as a business owner.
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About the Instructor:
Alli Saunders started her video career as freelance videographer and now runs an established video production company in Toronto, Canada where she produces corporate and commercial projects. She has an education from Humber College’s Film and TV Production program, several years experience working in the radio broadcasting industry and a diploma in marketing. With the talents gained from her professional background she understands the value in connecting with people and how to build strong, lasting client relationships.
What are the requirements?
We look at why it's important to narrow in on the industry that fits you best.
We look at the great & not so great aspects of working as an event videographer.
We look at the great & not so great aspects of working in the corporate & commercial video industry.
We look at the great & not so great aspects of working in the music video industry.
We look at the great & not so great aspects of working in the documentary video industry.
We look at the good & not so good about working in the wedding video industry.
An overview of what this section involves.
The good stuff & the bad stuff you need to know if you're going to become a freelancer.
We look at how using your name can be beneficial or hurt your growth as the name of your business.
We provide some insight, as well as keywords to consider when coming up with your business name.
We look at the hunter style of selling and help you determine if this is your selling style.
We look at the farmer style of selling and help you determine if this is your selling style.
We review what we’ve learned in this section.
We look at how you can perfect your pitch to close more deals
We discuss how to obtain a vast new network of contacts with 1 simple daily goal.
Should you be taking behind the scene photos or is it a waste of time?
We look at practices that will keep your clients coming back for more.
We look at your client’s logos can be beneficial to you.
We look at the client’s experience and the importance of always considering their experience working.
We dive into what you'll learn in this section.
We look at what to consider when purchasing your camera & how to maximize your investment.
We discuss the several lenses you should have in your kit & the benefits of lense mounts & adapters.
We look at the essential lighting gear you should have in your kit.
We discuss what audio gear you need to record great audio.
We discuss what to consider when purchasing a tripod to ensure you aren't buying new ones every year.
We look at other types of equipment you should add in your kit for success.
We look at what type of logo you need for success.
We look at why having a mobile website is so important for you and your clients.
Why your demo reel matters and how to make it amazing.
We look at how your clients can help you land more clients.
This lecture includes information such as other courses OVC Masters is teaching, how to connect with and learn more about the instructors and more.
OVC Masters is a team of highly skilled experts creating online courses in many different topics and interests. Our goal is to provide value through online video courses that will teach various skills, techniques and practises. Our team consists of experts in marketing, media production, web development, business, branding and more all ready to help you reach your goals, whatever they may be; new career, increase knowledge, or to learn a new hobby.
We don't succeed if our students don't succeed, so please ask us any questions you have and one of our experts will gladly help you with your journey of learning.
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