Film Contests can help you gain some money (or gear) on the side, however even if you don't win any money or gear it can really help you grow as a filmmaker. Film Contests (such as Film Riot's Monday Challenge) force you to create something and by slightly limiting what you can do, it kind of makes it easier to get working on some projects. So in short, do some film contests and here's our most recent video.
Zachary Will is an Award-Winning Filmmaker creating short films and content for the Internet as the owner of Riverside Studios. He has a Bachelor's in Film from Full Sail University. He has worked on productions for companies like Webmd, Sears, Home Depot, Six Flags and more!
"the trick is to never give up... I think the secret of success is not how little you get knocked down but how often you get back up." - Gareth Edwards