Author: Rick Smith and Kim Miller

Rick Smith and Kim Miller

Rick Smith has worked in the business of producing and selling videos for over 30 years. Kim Miller has been in this business for over 12 years, is an experienced video producer and editor herself, and is a gifted online marketing expert.

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How to Approach a Film Budget


I always make at least a simple budget to forecast expected expenses, no matter what size the project is. The more complicated the project, the greater the detail I put into the budget. This also helps tremendously when you are working with a partner or outside funding source. All parties can then see what needs…

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How to: Increase the Price and Value of Your Video


Public Performance Rights (PPR) One way to significantly increase the price and value of your video is to add Public Performance Rights (PPR). This is so that a person or organization can legally show your video to a general gathering, possibly even charging admission. By law, you can’t buy a DVD in a retail store…

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