We’re proud that Dropbox plays a critical role in the filmmaking process, and for the participants at the Sundance Film Festival 2016, that’s definitely the case. In a recent survey, 65% of filmmakers heading to this year’s Sundance said they use Dropbox during prep, production, or post-production. And their use is widespread—crews, research teams, production office staff, and editors all rely on Dropbox to bring their movies to the big screen.
One might think that the head designer for a global footwear brand would be so busy that she’d avoid extra work like the plague. And the designer in question, Janelle Sing, is busy indeed. But that doesn’t stop her from taking on side projects that let her spend as much time as possible doing what she loves: drawing. And she’s making it happen — juggling demanding roles as a designer, fashion illustrator, and contractor for a mobile app company — with the help of Dropbox Pro.
Phoebe Lapine has the career that foodies everywhere dream of: she spends her days cooking, photographing, and writing about food — then eating it. The professional chef, blogger, and published author contributes to publications like Food and Wine magazine, and has a second book coming out in 2017. It’s safe to say that Phoebe has no shortage of food-related projects — which means she has no shortage of photos, articles, and recipes to share and keep track of. For this, she uses Dropbox Pro. Here’s how.
If you work with a lot of digital video, you’ve probably realized that it can be a bit of a pain to share those files with others. Maybe you’re a professional videographer who’s been using portable hard drives to get footage to your editor or clients. Or perhaps you use your smartphone to take short videos for your blog, and you’ve been emailing yourself the files. Either way, Dropbox Pro can help you streamline your processes.
In 2013, Jimmy Goldblum and Adam Weber were nearly finished editing a documentary they’d spent the last two years filming in India. A few months before the documentary was due to premiere at film festivals across the country, the story behind the film took such a pivotal turn that the directors had no choice — they had to go back to India and keep shooting. The finished product was a documentary that had been reworked so quickly, that it ended up having a huge impact on the very story it was telling.
Hollywood Renaissance man Greg Coolidge — whose many accomplishments include writing Ride Along, writing and directing Employee of the Month, and writing and executive producing The Expendables — wears many creative hats. And with help from tools like Dropbox, he never misses a moment of inspiration. Here’s a sneak peek into his workflow and creative process, with a few tips for all you creative or media professionals out there.