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Spec new media projects

We have discussed whether or not to do spec pilots or commercials. What about doing new media on spec?  The answer is the same. Not if you want to get paid.  The only benefit of doing unpaid work is for … Continue reading

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When are spec projects alright?

There are two types of spec projects we never recommend, commercials and unpaid background work on any project.  Spec projects are just that, speculative.  They are made with the hope of selling them later on. Do spec projects sell? Sometimes. But … Continue reading

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“Spec” Projects

Spec projects are just what they sound like–filmed on speculation, with the hope of being sold.  A Spec commercial is made by an outsider, not bought and paid for by the advertiser.  It may never see the light of day, … Continue reading

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