JC PowerHouse Short Film Festival, a fun outdoor film festival taking place Sept.30th-Oct.2nd, 2011 in Jersey City, is accepting short film submissions. Films under 30 minutes are accepted in these categories: narration, animation and documentary. Submitting is free! Good luck!
Michael writes about his unlikely run-in with an aspiring (and disheartened) video producer-- his cable tech support guy. More and more people are pursuing careers in video, and with so few outlets and opportunities, the key is persistence, persistence, persistence.
Why not "learn from the best?" Media mogul Ted Turner started out with about as modest a TV station as you could find in the 1960s. Realizing the potential connection between television and the US's new satellite transponders, Turner revolutionized mass-broadcasting systems. It didn't take connections or even much experience-- just cleverness.