How Photographer-Directors Develop Relationships with Commercial Production Companies

June 15, 2016

By Conor Risch


Pointblank represents photographers, directors and a few people like Kenny Morrison, who shot both stills and video for a recent Kennedy Space Center job. Clients are increasingly asking production companies to deliver stills. 

For photographers who are building careers as directors, relationships with film production companies can have a substantial impact. Production companies bring in advertising work for directors and then produce the shoots. Advertisers looking to produce live-action commercials often take that work to production companies and the directors they represent. Production companies also have agents that promote them and the directors...

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