Category Archives: Production

Breaking Down The Different Types Of Video Production
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Video Production can be a pretty broad term when considering all of the many ways one can execute the process. Not every filmmaker grows up wanting to be Spielberg and has dreams of being a top director in Hollywood. Some might have dreams of being


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How To Execute Video Production And Social Distance
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As film and TV production tentatively resumes it's clear that things will never revert to the way they were before Covid-19. Production is being permitted to start up in countries across the world provided social distancing and sanitization measures


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Contingency Costs Associated With Video Production Contracts
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So let's say you're dealing with the minutiae of pre production and you're trying to get an idea funded whether that be a film, commercial, documentary or TV show. You're going through all of the rigmarole, putting together a pitch deck that


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5 Filmmaking Tools To Make Your Life Easier On Set
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When you arrive on set, you depend on your tools to get you by. It doesn't matter what department you're in, there's certain things you couldn't live without on set. The producer who's connected at the hip to his laptop, the DP who is more efficient


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Production Crew Positions 2020 (Film VS Commercial)
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With the evolution of film crew roles and their typical association with technology, comes new career opportunities and pathways for people to work their way into the film industry.


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Choosing The Right Lenses For Your Project: Know When To Compromise
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In a perfect world, we'd all go for the best of the best and Panavision would have to manufacture a whole lot more C series anamorphic primes right? Well unfortunately, production budgets are not always perfect and don't have the capital to justify


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5 Best Ways To Keep Your Crew Happy
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Leading a production crew is not easy. So what are some tips to keep everyone happy and giving it their all on long days? We have five ideas for you.  Have you ever worked on a crew where everyone was unhappy? Production assistants walking


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New Cinema Cameras of 2020: A Comprehensive Breakdown
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Every year camera owners, rental houses, and producers everywhere hold their breath waiting for new camera releases to drop so they can get their hands on them and find out if they're worth purchasing or renting.


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Gold Mount VS V-Mount Batteries: Which Is Better And Why?
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When Anton Bauer created their signature gold mount battery in the early seventies, they created a favorite among Americans that hasn't weaned since. Many claim it has a superior locking system utilizing 3 gold pins; however, Europeans and others


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Reasons Why You Need To Sell Your FS7 And Pick Up The Sony FX9
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Many Sony FS7 owners have been dreading the day when their camera would be labeled obsolete -- And that day is fastly approaching. It's never fun to watch your camera investment lose money, so hopefully you've gotten enough work to pay it off and


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How to choose the right cast & crew for your next video production
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Have you ever had to hire anyone? What's the first thing you look for on a resume? What if you're hiring someone outside your expertise? Or without a recommendation?


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How to Create Week’s Worth of Content with One day of Video Production
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If there's one thing we can agree on, it's that video production is expensive.


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