Rank #1: 1.5 Client Work
Demand for video content is at an all time high. And if you can position and market yourself well, you can make a damn good living making that content.
Rank #2: 1.4 The Film Industry
This is the episode for those of you who want to climb the ladder of the film industry.
Rank #3: 1.3 Purpose
Why do you make films? It's such a simple question, but your answer to it will have a big impact on whether or not you're successful in this tough business.
Rank #4: Bonus Segment: How 14 Indie Filmmakers Define Success
This is a bonus segment to Episode 1 of the Filmmaker Freedom Podcast. In it, you'll hear directly from 14 indie filmmakers who sent in answers to the question: how do you define filmmaking success for yourself, and where did that definition come from? This full first season is sponsored by Music Vine. If you're looking for high-quality music at an affordable price, but don't want to wade through hours of crappy stock music, you'll love Music Vine. Get 10% off your first song when you use the code: FREEDOM. If you missed the first episode, you can listen and get the key takeaways, plus lots of supplementary content, at filmmakerfreedom.com/1 Lastly, if you enjoy the Filmmaker Freedom Podcast, it would mean the world to me if you subscribe, then leave a rating and review on iTunes. That's the best way to help other filmmakers find the show. Here's to your success, -Robert Hardy
Rank #5: 1.2 Consistent Action
There's no such thing as overnight success in filmmaking. There's only consistent, dedicated work that slowly moves the needle.
Rank #6: 1.1 Defining Success
How you define success in filmmaking will determine the quality of your life. That's why you must define success for yourself, instead of letting the world define it for you.
Rank #7: 1.10 Putting It All Together
We've covered a lot this season. Here's how to piece these lessons together to grow a prosperous, fulfilling career in film.
Rank #8: 1.9 Grow Your Network
"It's not what you know, but who you know" might be the most cliché filmmaking advice ever. But it's true. Your network is the foundation on which your career is built.
Rank #9: 1.8 Develop Your Voice
It's not easy to stand out as a filmmaker these days. But when you develop a unique, powerful voice, people will listen and engage like never before.
Rank #10: 1.7 Diversify Your Income
No matter how you make your living as a filmmaker, one source of income will never be enough for true financial stability.