Last week, California Governor Gavin Newsom said he would unveil new guidelines on Memorial Day for TV and film production reopening. However, the holiday came and went without any guidelines released. Instead, the governor’s office unveiled only plans for how churches and malls can begin to reopen as the country continues to recover from covid-19.
“We did improv!” It’s a common phrase you’ll hear from actors when doing promotion for a movie. Sometimes it’s a brag about one’s creative influence, but on other film sets, directors really do encourage improvisation. Improv can work in both comedy and drama Improv has long been common in comedy – sometimes the best jokes
Do you need another streaming service? Insane as it sounds, there’s a brand new one to consider: HBO Max. But it’s not HBO. Well, mostly. Let us explain! Launching on May 27th, HBO Max is not the same as premium channel HBO or its streaming app HBO Go. It’s a new venture from Warner Media.
What other people think about FilmUp
“When you’re looking to hire someone in the industry, recommendations are a must. It’s hard to find someone you know you can rely on. With FilmUp’s detailed profiles and recommendation section, I can immediately see if someone is great to work with or not. It opens the door for discovering filmmakers or actors you may not have known before and taken out the worry of hiring someone who wouldn’t fit the project.”Meghan Malone Film Producer and Director
“FilmUp is not just another platform or network for Filmmakers. This is very much a game changing labour of love driven by professionals and visionaries with a passion for film and a dedication to philanthropy. The platform is made for everyone who plays a role in the industry. You can really see the care and attention to detail infused in the slick and simple interface. It had me at Hello. And the beautiful part is; they are hungry for your input and feedback. This is just the beginning. Mark my words, this platform will alter the 16:9 landscape and become a hub, a hive, and indeed, a place, where filmmakers go.”Val Athanassiou Actor | Producer | Director | Editor
“I wish I’d had a resource like FilmUp when I graduated from film school. It would have made connecting with other film industry professionals a lot easier and navigating the horror of finding that first industry job a lot less daunting. I highly recommend signing up for FilmUp if you’re just out of school or a veteran of the business looking for new challenges… the site connects creatives of all kinds in a really intuitive way!”Seth Goldsmith Award Winning Producer
“FilmUp has the community feel of Facebook, the professional contacts of LinkedIn, and the accessible interface of iOs. For those coming up in media and those looking to expand their preexisting network, it can’t lose.”Sam Reetz | Founder of Millennial Ethics
“FilmUp is the home for film-makers. Our clubhouse. The place where you go to network, billboard the work you are proud of, get hired, find resources, crew up your own film and feel the reassurance that You Are Not Alone. We all need that as we chart our path into and through the Industry. I still need it after 25 motion pictures!”Peter Samuelson | Producer of Arlington Road, 25 films over 25 years
“Anyone who’s ever tried to crew up in another state knows how daunting the task can be but FilmUp is an answer to my prayers! Not only does this platform connect me with qualified crew members it helps me book more work as well. Word of mouth is great but FilmUp is better!”Erin Nydick | Editor at Spotify and Philymack
“FilmUp’s platform helps us rapidly connect with industry professionals across the US. Typically, looking for freelance crew, long-term creative talent, interns, are time-consuming and anxiety-filled tasks. But FilmUp instantly made our lives easier by enabling us to easily find talented individuals, or better yet, let them find us.”Alex Kaplan | CEO of Scheme Engine
“FilmUp is revolutionizing the film industry by creating a platform with resources that allow aspiring and experienced filmmakers to connect, collaborate and create. Anyone trying to be in the industry or established should be on this site.”Patrice Francois | Co-Founder of Imagine This Women's International Film Festival