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Delivering constructive feedback is more of an art than a science. On either side of the conversation, you have human beings who bring their own talents, insecurities, and biases to the table. If not handled carefully, it can get messy very quickly. On the other hand, once you’ve mastered the art of giving feedback, it
In a social climate filled with noise, one of the rarest (and most valuable) commodities we have is hard-earned experiences. If you’ve learned something for yourself, through hard work, failures, experience, more failures, and even a few successes, then you’re in possession of something finer than gold. That’s why sharing your work is so important.
[nectar_single_testimonial testimonial_style="small_modern" color="Default" quote="“The shortest answer is doing the thing.” — Ernest Hemingway"] The term “passion project” seems like a misnomer. In the same way that “hobby” almost infers that it’s less important or not beneficial, the phrase “passion project” implies that it doesn’t count as work, or at least doesn’t carry as much value.
Occasionally Filmsupply’s blog features articles from guest contributors. Today’s article on the state of the commercial industry comes from our CEO Daniel McCarthy. I promise I’ll only use this phrase once: 2020 has been unprecedented. And whether we return to normalcy next year or not, I do know there’s no going back. We experienced permanent
[nectar_single_testimonial testimonial_style="small_modern" color="Default" quote="“Clocks slay time... time is dead as long as it is being clicked off by little wheels; only when the clock stops does time come to life.” — William Faulkner"] Rest tends to be a loaded term. It means something different to all of us, but we’re all told we need it
From the start, Filmsupply has been challenging the stock footage industry. With our vast catalogue of award-winning footage, shot by world-class directors, we’ve given creatives the world over access to license footage that is not available anywhere else. Taking stock footage to the next level was the first step. Now, we’ve done the same with
When you’re watching a piece of branded content, there’s a reason most of them end with a blue-chip logo. Producing a film for any brand involves many unknowns, the biggest of which is what it will actually do to benefit the company. As one of the riskiest forms of advertising, it helps to be holding

Ultimately, any great creative is a servant to the idea. Egos disappear, collaboration happens, and the work becomes the main focus. But, this mindset also creates some obstacles, too—particularly when it means you have to produce 1,000 songs for Coca-Cola, at any cost. There are only a few people in the world who’ve faced this very specific problem and Noel Cottrell is one of them.

Art, in its purest form, isn’t born from chasing metrics. It’s born from a deeply personal place of reflection and introspection—from being honest about your point of view and the way you see the world. It’s important to know that in today’s oversaturated media-landscape, consumers are constantly being fed an algorithm of ads, and they’re smart enough to sniff out the bullshit.

Occasionally Filmsupply’s blog features articles from guest contributors. Today’s article comes from our CEO Daniel McCarthy. It’s no secret that, for decades, using stock footage has been synonymous with choosing to settle. When we started Filmsupply, the quality of footage that was out there more or less reinforced that negative stigma. It was only natural