Tips for a new Film Maker


If you are new to filmmaking business you need to develop networks and contact to get famous. Following are the tips for the new filmmaker:


Contact your Regional Film Office


Regional Film offices are present to help new filmmakers grow. They provide assistance by helping filmmakers find what and who they need, from filming locations to camera cranes to production assistants. They help new filmmaker to network to the existing productions that are happening in the area.


Attend Film Festivals


These are another way of developing networks and contacts. Film festivals are happening in all regions of New York. Some are big festivals while others are small-scale festivals. These festivals great networking opportunity.  Festivals need interns and volunteers, by working as an intern or a volunteer for a festival or another industry event can bring you into contact with established, experienced industry players and, at the same time, expose you to creative work from other filmmakers from all over the state, the country, and even the world.


Learn about the state tax credits for Productions


When you start a new production house it is important that you are aware of all the tax credits available for production, post production, commercial production and the sales tax exemptions for most production-related expenses. These are highly effective, targeted incentive programs that can make your projects more affordable and accessible.