“You Don’t Know Stock $h#%”
Product manager and filmmaker George Georgeadis sipped some Bulleit and chatted with Brandon Faris and Alex Elkins of Filmmakers Drinking Bourbon about stock footage.
- the changing nature of stock footage (no longer a bad word)
- how a busy filmmaker can get into stock footage
- how to build a successful collection
- the question on everyone’s mind: can you really make money?
Bonus topic: the movies that influenced the guys’ decision to get into filmmaking.
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