Articles by: MarkLeisherProductions

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Digital Marketing Trends for 2016

Reading time 3 minutes read It’s hard to believe that we’re already halfway through 2016. It seems like just yesterday I was writing about the social media trends that were starting to emerge in the new year. Now that we’re midway through June, let’s take a look at the digital marketing trends that have proved dominant […]

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Filming in the DMV

Reading time 3 minutes read Ever wonder why, in major summer blockbusters, DC tends look suspiciously like Baltimore, Philadelphia, or even Toronto? Well, that’s because even though filmmakers love to set movies in DC, they don’t really like to film here. Not for lack of scenery! We’ve got monuments, museums, architecture, nightlife… But we’ve also […]

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Kickstarter vs Indiegogo

Reading time 4 minutes read When our clients are planning a crowdfunding campaign, we’re often asked which platform we think is best for their project, Kickstarter or Indiegogo? Kickstarter has the name recognition (it’s the Kleenex or Xerox of the crowdfunding world), but is it the better platform? What are the benefits and drawbacks to […]

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Tips To Improve Your Crowdfunding Campaign

Reading time 4 minutes read Tips and resources to improve your crowdfunding campaign and simplify your life. We’ve written a fair amount about crowdfunding campaigns, including How to Market Your Crowdfunding Campaign and Four Steps to Kickstarter Success. We have the opportunity to be involved in a few more campaigns this year, and we’ve been doing some research […]

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Location, Location, Location

Reading time 3 minutes read In my post about the different types of productions, I talked about on location shoots. Good locations can make a huge difference in creating the atmosphere of a production, so it’s important to find the perfect place. On many projects, there is a Locations Scout to do just that. Finding […]

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Hurry Up and Wait

Reading time 2 minutes read “Hurry up and wait.” This may as well be the motto of production. From call time to wrap, there are constant moments of pressure to hustle somewhere, followed by seemingly endless moments of standing around waiting for things to start. This is especially true when you’re a PA; your superiors […]

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Scripty Life

Reading time 3 minutes read Last weekend, I had the opportunity to work as a Script Supervisor for the first time on a short student film. It’s a massively underappreciated job, and I thought this seemed like a good opportunity to give some love to all the Scriptys out there. On every movie and TV […]

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