Hiring & Working with a Professional Cinematographer #Filmschool #Indiefilm

Brad Rushing is an award winning professional cinematographer with a broad based experience in independent film, television, and advertising. In this event he discussed how to work efficiently with a professional cinematographer, how to hire them, and how to ensure they give you their very best work. 

Watch the video from this live event now: https://gumroad.com/l/cinematographer

Roger Corman’s Concorde/New Horizons film studio afforded Brad some of his first feature film opportunities as Director of Photography, and he subsequently moved on to high end music videos photographing award-winning, iconic clips for artists like Britney Spears, Mariah Carey, Lionel Richie, Nelly and Eminem. Brad’s ground-breaking work on Moby’s “We Are All Made Of Stars” won an MTV Video Music Award “Moonman” for Best Cinematography in a Video, and many of the other music videos he shot have won awards such as VMAs, MVPAs and Grammys for Best Video.

His customers include ABC, Aguila, Belkin, Blue Diamond Almonds, British Telecom, Comcast, Coors, Cricket, Disney, Fandango, Fox Sports, Fruco, Fuel TV, Geico, Glad, GSN, Hallmark, Heineken, Hotwire.com, Macys, McDonalds, Miller, Monster.com, National Geographic, NFL, NASA, Nascar, Pepsi, PlayStation, Pop Tarts, Sketchers, ROKA Sports, SC Johnson, Schweppes, Sebastian, TBS, TLC, TV Guide, Velocity, Veria Network, Vodafone, WeTV, etc.

Topics addressed include:

  • When it Makes Sense to Consult with a Cinematographer During Development
  • What Must Be in Place before You Engage a Cinematographer
  • The Team a Cinematographer Requires & Who They Bring With Them
  • Cinematographer Pre-Production and Why It’s Critical to a Great Shoot
  • The Relationship Between Producer, Director, Cinematographer, and Editor
  • When Pre-Visualization and Storyboards Make Sense and When They Don’t
  • What Cinematographers Value in Producers

By the time this interview is over, you’ll have a very good understanding of when and how to engage professional cinematographers to work on your projects and how to ensure they can give you their very best work.

About Nancy Fulton

Nancy Fulton has been writing, producing, and publishing profitably for more than 20 years. She enjoys teaching and has taught for UCLA, the Art Institute & School for Creative Startups in the UK. She offers face-to-face and online events to 25,000+ writers, producers, performers, media app developers, and other creative entrepreneurs every month. You can learn more about Nancy at www.LinkedIn.com/in/NancyFulton and www.EntertainmentIndustryEvents.com.


Author: Nancy Fulton