Motion Arts Pro - Around the Net | Insight: The Secrets to Becoming a Vimeo Staff Pick
By: David Schonauer
Publish Date: March 17, 2017, 6:35 a.m.
Since Vimeo launched its hand-crafted Staff Picks feature in 2007, the program has become the stuff of legend for independent filmmakers, generating an average of 100,000 views for chosen videos and launching a number of careers, notes NoFilmSchool, which attended a panel at the SXSW Film Festival in which five members of the Vimeo curation team shared the secrets of their picking process. One of the takeaways: Lead curator Sam Morrill follows 1,300 filmmakers on Twitter, so increasing your social media presence might help get the attention of the curation team at Vimeo and beyond.