Category Archives: Momentum Productions

Filmmaking is an Art-Form

What is the driving force that makes us a better filmmaker? PASSION! What do you need to do if you haven’t found your passion? Search for inspiration! A few weeks back I was introduced to an amazing artist who paints with passion, dedication, and most importantly, love. Filmmaking is art that requires passion, dedication, AND love.

When it boils down to it, cinematographers require an eye that can see passed reality. In other words, you must be able to recreate your own reality! That is why

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Expand Your Horizons and Dominate Success

Hey everyone! This is a very serious topic and I am sure a lot of you will not agree with me about what I am about to say. Growing up in a Russian family is fun and loving experience and I won’t trade it for the world! However, when it comes to future goals and success planning, it can really derail you when your family forces you to do things that you do not want to do. Let me give you an example of my own experience…

Ever since elementary school my father has tried to push me to become

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Las Vegas Baby!

Hello my fellow filmmakers! I’m writing from Las Vegas! We all have to vacation don’t we? I want to share an interesting thought with you…Why is vacation so important? Not in general, but specifically for filmmakers?

I am not the party type, nor do I go to tons of bars, instead I look at the environment and think about the best way to capture what I see. How can you take home the amazing sights you experience? You have to learn how to make people experience what you have experienced

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The Art of Business Seduction!

Did that title get your attention? Good because this has to be one of my favorite topics to talk about. The biggest question I get asked is “How do I get celebrity clients?” Or “How do I become well known?” In past blog post I talked about the importance of networking and expanding your circle to people with similar interests. It is so important that you do this if you want to be a successful and well-known cinematographer. So how are you supposed to get celebrity clients?

This concept

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