The Coronavirus Impact on Indie Filmmaking (with Ryan Connolly and Chris Fenwick)

Go Creative Show explores the devastating effects of the COVID-19 Coronavirus on indie filmmakers, editors, and YouTube video creators.

In this episode, filmmaker and Film Riot creator Ryan Connolly and director and video editor Chris Fenwick discuss losing freelance work, creating YouTube content while social distancing, collaborating remotely, and more. Plus a workflow for remote recording.

What you will learn in this episode:

  • How COVID-19 has affected Ryan Connolly and Film Riot (02:50)
  • Film Riot’s “Stay at Home” contest (07:36)
  • How COVID-19 affects YouTube sponsorship (09:42)
  • Losing freelance work due to COVID-19 (11:42)
  • Creating YouTube content while social distancing (13:02)
  • Software to help collaborate remotely (15:57)
  • COVID-19’s effects on indie film production (19:26)
  • How filmmakers can utilize their free time (24:50)
  • Staying creative with existing footage (34:42)
  • Getting through COVID-19 as a filmmaker (44:00)
  • How COVID-19 has affected editor Chris Fenwick (52:32)
  • Remotely filming videos using Zoom (56:44)
  • And more!

Show Links

The Go Creative Show is supported by:

MZed – Education for Creatives
https://gocreativeshow.com/mzed

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