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filmmakers

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Who Uses FWD:labs

Actors

Example Website for an Actor

Camera Companies

Example Website for a Camera Company

Cinematographers

Example Website for a Cinematographer

Editors

Example Website for an Editor

Music Videos

Example Website for a Music Video

Production Companies

Example Website for a Production Company

Service Companies

Example Website for a Service Company

Short Films

Example Website for a Short Film

Sound Stages

Example Website for a Sound Stage

Web Series

Example Website for a Web Series

and many more

 

 

What Members Say About FWD:labs

Jeremy Troy

"FWD:labs set me up with a great looking and easy to use site. Being able to upload video or change info easily and instantaneously is key. As soon as I have new work, I can post it immediately. I love having control over my web presence."

Jeremy Troy, Broadcast Creative

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Features & Tech Specs

Save time, look sharp, and show off your super powers.

Our platform is faster to get started than WordPress, more generous than Vimeo Plus, and more customizable than Squarespace.

Here's what we provide out-of-the-box to help you shine:

 

Basic

Pro

Ready Out-of-the-Box
Made by filmmakers for filmmakers
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Part of a Pro Network
Instead of going it along, you can enjoy fringe benefits of your peers
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Easy, Fast Content Management System
Add, edit, and organize your profile and projects without any fuss
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Integration
Import with services you know and love, or benefit from a "domino effect" of updates here to there
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Job Board & Search Engine Optimization
You can find work — and hiring professionals can find you
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Managed Web Hosting
You can relax by not needing your own server or self-service web host; we take care of that all for you, including uptime, maintenance, and security
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Support
You can reach us directly and get a reply quickly
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Privacy
You can easily control who can visit and who can e-mail you, plus hide any updates
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Responsive
Your work shines on mobile, tablet, laptop, and desktop
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Your Branding & No Ads
Your site can be all about you — and not even mention us.
Limited Partial Yes Yes
Design Options
You can change up the look of your site whenever you'd like
Limited Partial Yes Yes
Media Management
You can upload multiple files at once, from HD to 4K and beyond; you will also find no speed limits, no transcoding queues, or capped uploading of HD video
Limited Partial Yes Yes
Traffic Reports
You can see at-a-glance data about your website's audience
Limited Partial Yes Yes
Domains
You can have your entire site at your own URL, not ours
No No Yes Yes
Use Any Video Player
With us, you've got options — and we play nice with others
No No Yes Yes
Vanity E-mail Address
If you don't have e-mail, we can set up a forwarder for you so you can enjoy the benefits of having a domain name without needing a service or full-on web host just to get e-mail
No No Yes Yes
Multi-File Review Area & Password-Protection
You can easily share work-in-progress with your team or client, with control over annotations, downloads, and more
No No Yes Yes
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Basic Pro
No contracts. No commitments. No worries. You can upgrade or downgrade at any time.

Why FWD:labs

Reason 9 of 10

 

You'll find us here for the long haul. FWD:labs has been in business since 2006. We're advertisement free and 100% member supported. We love what we do. We only advertise you.

Q: Why shouldn't I try out another service that I just heard about starting up?

A: We're in business and know how to grow without venture capital, investors, and advertisers. Many social video networks have come and gone, throwing your content and audience away in favor of their own profits. We don't.

 

 

FWD:labs also integrates with other services

FacebookGoogle AnalyticsYouTubeInstagramVimeoDropboxMailChimpAmazon Web ServicesStripeIMDbSoundcloudTwitter

Integration saves you time and money while helping with your existing workflows

 

Plans & Pricing

Which account is best for you?
More than four hundred websites run on our platform.

 

BASIC
Great for pro filmmakers and emerging talents to easily showcase their current body of workSign Up

Completely Free
Basic is ready to go with features out-of-the-box:
  • Add your videos, credits, and more
  • Include your resume and bio
  • Get found with our great SEO
  • Network with fellow members

PRO
Great for seasoned filmmakers, production companies, and released films to quickly have an official siteSign Up

$10/month
Pro includes all Basic features and much more:
  • Use your own domain and branding
  • Upload 1080/4K files without delay
  • Share work-in-progress files in groups
  • Password-protected videos as needed

 

All plans feature no ads and no queue. FWD:labs is 100% member supported.

Questions? Shoot us an e-mail or send us a tweet.

Need something more custom? We do that.

We also design, develop, host, optimize, and market

Your personal rock stars for integrated creative and production, balancing form with function

Front-end Design

Front-end Design
  • User interface (UI) with user experience (UX)
  • Creative strategy and wireframe
  • Information planning, architecture
  • Responsive, device-agnostic variants
  • HTML5, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Video: explainer, background, and pre-roll

Back-end Development

Back-end Development
  • Full stack Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP
  • Custom or open-source content management systems (CMS)
  • WordPress themes, plugins, and optimization
  • Supervised hosting, admin, and security
  • Stripe, Amazon S3, and other API integrations

Marketing Communications

Marketing Communications
  • Copywriting, e-mail marketing, and social media strategy
  • Search engine optimization (SEO) and search engine marketing (SEM)
  • Data analysis, traffic reports, and analytics
  • Usability, speed, and accessibility testing

 

We also work well on other platforms and services

WordPressPinterest
Google Apps for WorkCampaign Monitor