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ASMP COVID-19 Webinars

ASMP will be scheduling webinars to provide members information about navigating business and legal issues during the COVID-19 pandemic. ASMP will invite industry experts to present their insights and vast knowledge to attendees at the weekly webinars. Webinar topics will include health and wellness, business concerns, among other topics. If you are not able to attend the live webinars, all webinars will be recorded and posted here for viewing after the live event.

Video Archive: ASMP COVID-19 Webinars

ASMP Weekly Webinar: “Marketing and Mindfulness: Now More Than Ever” – Video

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Marketing and Mindfulness: two essential components of business success that are needed now more than ever. Getting the attention of potential clients has always been a challenge.  Today’s information-overloaded, short-attention-span economy – one that now also has an overlay of fear and anxiety due to the pandemic – makes it even harder, but also more important. Every so often, you realize you have to upgrade to your imaging software to continue to do what you do best....
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Wednesday Webinar: “Getting Back to Work – What Does That Mean And What Will It Take?” – Video

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ASMP presented a webinar with four photography professionals: “What we know about what it takes to work in a new and unfamiliar environment.” Topics that were addressed: The physical practicalities for large or small crews or no crew at all Safety protocol best practices for protecting yourself and those around you New legal issues: waivers, policies and procedures Insurance changes Communication challenges, both on-set and remote with clients New technologies for production Hair, makeup and...
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ASMP’s Wednesday Webinar: “Bob Krist on Creative & Professional Evolution” – Video

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Bob Krist and Tom Kennedy worked at the National Geographic together in the 1980s and '90s — Bob as a contributing editor/photographer at National Geographic Traveler magazine and Tom as Director of Photography. Watch the fascinating discussion about still photographers moving to motion, diversifying one’s skill set to include writing, teaching, etc. as a business strategy and the personal value of late-career philanthropic work.     Meet Our Guest Speaker Bob Krist Bob Krist is...
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Support the ASMP Legal/Advocacy Fund

When you support the ASMP Legal/Advocacy Fund (formerly the ASMP Legal Action Fund), you are helping to support not only ASMP members but the entire visual creator community. Through our efforts from the chambers of Capitol Hill to the halls of the Supreme Court, ASMP is leading the way in fighting for creators’ rights and making sure that independent business owners like yourself are represented in the latest relief and stimulus bills. Now more than ever, the work of ASMP is vital.

If you have benefited from the hours of video webinars and Town Halls, the legal support and free discussions, and the articles that help explain the ins and outs of the PPP and the EIDL and many other topics, then please consider contributing to the ASMP Legal/Advocacy Fund.