Creator Resources

Creator Resources

Find success as a freelance creator: how to pitch stories and secure gigs, the companies you can trust when it comes to equipment insurance, how to build your business as a freelancer, how Storyhunter filmmakers found success during the pandemic, how to pack for a protest, how to negotiate video production rates, and more.
Jan
30
The IRS Delayed the $600 Reporting Rule for Freelancers: Now What?

The IRS Delayed the $600 Reporting Rule for Freelancers: Now What?

To cap off the weird year that was 2022, the IRS actually decided to get into the holiday spirit themselves, possibly for the first time in recorded history.
1 min read
Jul
05
Welcome to the Story Economy

Welcome to the Story Economy

The conventional wisdom suggests that we now live in a “creator economy.” As the Founder and CEO of a creator-first company, I’m here to…
9 min read
Jun
28
We Went to Cannes Lions 2022: Here Are Our Top Creative Takeaways

We Went to Cannes Lions 2022: Here Are Our Top Creative Takeaways

Storyhunter’s Director of Partnerships, Hubie Pilkington, flew to Cannes — the marquee conference in the advertising, marketing, and media…
6 min read
Sep
20
Three Tips To Help You Find Your Next Gig on Storyhunter

Three Tips To Help You Find Your Next Gig on Storyhunter

If you’re on Storyhunter, chances are you’re a super talented content creator. But how do you stand out among a sea of qualified media…
2 min read
Jun
21
Want to Sleep Better at Night? Insure Your Gear With These 8 Trusted Companies

Want to Sleep Better at Night? Insure Your Gear With These 8 Trusted Companies

As freelancers and production companies, you are in the field telling some of the most compelling and pressing stories of the day in both…
4 min read
Mar
24
Filmmaker Bjorn Nilsson Shows You How To Shoot the Best Vertical Video

Filmmaker Bjorn Nilsson Shows You How To Shoot the Best Vertical Video

The proliferation of smartphones and social media platforms has led to the rise of vertical content. But why should you care about…
1 min read
Mar
17
How This Motion Graphics Designer Thrived During The Pandemic

How This Motion Graphics Designer Thrived During The Pandemic

Motion Graphics Designer Maple Shipp did well in 2020. In addition to using Storyhunter to find gigs with clients like Red Bull and…
8 min read
Mar
09
Domino Artist Lily Hevesh on How To Build a Business Around Your Passion

Domino Artist Lily Hevesh on How To Build a Business Around Your Passion

Lily Hevesh knocked down her first line of dominos at 9-years-old, and this simple toppling sparked curiosity. “I thought you set up a…
11 min read
Feb
23
How Did This Director and DP Find Success in 2020 Despite Odds?

How Did This Director and DP Find Success in 2020 Despite Odds?

Nic Davis is one of Storyhunter’s most successful freelancers of 2020. He’s a Los Angeles-based director and DP with his own production…
9 min read
Feb
04
How To Find Success as a Freelancer Despite the Pandemic

How To Find Success as a Freelancer Despite the Pandemic

In the face of the pandemic, people worried about the future of content production. But last year, Storyhunter paid out freelancers in 122…
8 min read