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ProductionNext / New York: Journals

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While we’re proud of our film budgeting software, we know that we’re far from the only game in town.  So, we thought we’d list our major competitors for film budgeting software, list their pros, cons, and cost in one single blog for easy access. Movie Magic Movie magic is the industry...
July 9, 2019
While we’re proud of the scheduling and stripboard features, we know there are others in the game.  So, we thought we’d acknowledge what our competitors do well, point out their flaws, and show how we compare in price.   Movie Magic Movie magic is the industry standard, and if we’re...
Last week we talked about some of the most heavily used props and wardrobe in Hollywood.  This week, we’re taking a look at locations. As you’ll see, there are absolutely no shortage of used and re-used props and wardrobe.  Every Filmmaker knows that good sets are in short supply, and when...
June 25, 2019
It’s not just indie films that have to make the most out of a props budget.  Eagle-eyed moviegoers will occasionally see a prop repeated across multiple films.  Since we make it easy for you to keep track of all your real-world props and wardrobe using the tools in the forever free company...
June 20, 2019
No Filmmaker is an island, and everyone needs support from time to time.  So with that in mind, here are 10 of our  ITVS The Independent Television Service (ITVS) is the funding Arm for PBS Documentaries.  So if you’re interested in making documentaries, you’re going to need to be aware...
If you haven’t heard of Mandy, you should check them out.  It’s a huge network that helps filmmakers and people working in media find jobs doing what they love and building their careers.  I’m going to give you a more thorough understanding of what they do, as well as how we work with...
In something of a follow-up to last week’s blog, I’m going to go into exactly why filmmakers need to understand business if they are to have a successful career as a filmmaker.   It’s more than business not being the enemy of art, it’s that business is necessary to enable art happening...
February 19, 2019 | Business, Marketing, Filmmaking
If you spend time at filmmaking events, art schools, or on facebook groups, you’ll quickly find that there are A LOT of filmmakers that are very anti-business.  The fact of the matter is that if you’re to be successful in film, you need to know more than a little bit about business as...
Crowdfunding is an incredibly important tool in the tool belt of any filmmaker.  It’s one of the most versatile and democratic funding sources available, and it does far more than simply raise funds (For details, check out this blog on TheGuerrillaRep.com.) One of the most important decisions...
While we do a lot here at ProductionNext, we don’t do absolutely everything you should be doing in terms of building your community.  Our forever free community tools that we built our filmmaking project management system on top of are primarily built around helping you get into a global and...
January 15, 2019 | Apps, Filmmaking, Community