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Behind the Work is a series that lives at the intersection of advertising and film, and pulls the curtain back to give you a firsthand look into the creative processes behind branded content and ads. Each episode is an opportunity to dive deeper into what makes these projects truly great—the challenges faced, the detail you didn’t notice in the final cut, and above all, the grit and resilience it takes to create brilliant work.

They say, “A bad carpenter blames his tools.” But, if you’re looking on the bright side, the right tools can be made even more effective when put in capable hands. We see it all the time at Filmsupply—creatives license our filmmakers’ incredible work and turn it into something new and incredible. We live for it, but we don’t often get to take a peek into the process behind it, this metamorphosis. Luckily, Michael Quinones and Ian Watt gave us this rare glimpse.

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
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
It’s a wrap! We’ve officially finished Filmsupply Edit Fest and we couldn’t be more excited about the results. Over the course of 30 days, veteran editors and up-and-comers continually impress the judges with their ability to tell a story with style and imagination.  Just knocking out an edit that quickly is difficult, so for everyone
We're proud to announce the Filmsupply Edit Fest, a competition built for editors. When you first set out to be an editor, it probably wasn’t to organize dailies. Or endure long hours. Or face tight deadlines. No, you became an editor because you loved a good story. If you’re anything like us, you love the
Filmsupply Challenge is quickly becoming one of our favorite events. There’s nothing better than sitting down with a hot cup of coffee and watching 1,000s of short films that completely reinterpret our footage — in the best ways possible. We got to see our filmmakers’ work change shape, color, and even subject matter. It’s proof
Do you have what it takes to compete against other top editors? The 2017 Filmsupply Challenge is here and we’re calling on you to put your skills to the test and compete for prize packages in 8 different categories. With free access to the Filmsupply and Musicbed libraries, you’ll have all the content you need to create