Video and Filmmakers Needed!
Freelance film & video makers, students & hobbyists: Show us your how-to style!
Get experience. Get exposure. Get paid. -- Join the Howcast Directors Program. Work with Howcast producers to deliver a creative, professional spot. Build your reel. And, make a little extra cash.
Howcast.com shows how-to videos you actually want to watch. We're always on the lookout for talented emerging film & video makers to make fun, smart instructional spots. Show the world your take on a huge range of topics from "How To Avoid Traffic Jams" to "How To Talk to Your Dog."
IT'S EASY: Apply (fill out an easy online form). Pick a Title. Download a Production Pack. Make a Howcast Video. Work with Producers to Fine-tune It. Get Approved. Get Seen. Repeat!
COME ONE, COME ALL: Beginner professionals, college and high school students, hobbyists, and first-timers -- Howcast directors come from all over the world, with different backgrounds, styles, and experience.
SHORT AND SWEET: Howcast provides you with everything you need to make a kick-ass spot including a short script, signature Howcast graphics, pre-recorded voice-over, and audio tracks from our growing music library.
READY-MADE DISTRIBUTION: Once your video is approved, we'll release it on Howcast.com and across the web (on sites like YouTube, MySpace, AOL & more) and beyond (on TiVo, iTunes, VCast & more). You'll also get $50 off the bat and revenue sharing if your video blows up on the web.
Check out some super Howcast Directors Program videos here: http://www.howcast.com/videos/most_recent/directors_program How to Make Your First Kiss Memorable (among many others) was directed by Michael Sanchez who was recently profiled in the New York Times article titled "Making Money the How-to Way":
"Michael Sanchez, a 34-year-old stand-up comedian and video producer from Chicago, found out about Howcast on Craigslist. He picked up a handful of assignments ... He also enlisted his girlfriend for a video on how to kiss with passion (227,000 views on YouTube and 4,600 on Howcast)."
- Miguel Helft, New York Times, April 23, 2008
APPLY at http://www.howcast.com/network or email Heather Menicucci with any questions - firstname.lastname@example.org. We can't wait to see your vision at work!