Five Filmmaking Tips from Orson Welles

Advice / Tips & Tricks Monday, August 13, 2018
Did you know that Orson Welles – who, with his 1941 iconoclastic masterpiece Citizen Kane changed how films are made and watched forever – was primarily interested in theatre? This Founding Father was a no-nonsense visionary and polyhistor talented in every aspect of his discipline, one in which he was fully self-taught. He inspired all your favourites from Spielberg to Scorsese, from Bergman to Paul Thomas Anderson – and through these tips you too can learn some of his tricks.

You May Want to Consider Going to Film School

Advice / Tips & Tricks Friday, August 10, 2018
If you’re interested in jumping into the film industry, you might be wondering how to go about getting the skills necessary to succeed. Lots of people in the industry are self-taught, or were lucky enough to be mentored by a professional. If you’re not sure you’d like to go the self-teaching route, then you might want to think about going to film school. Yes, it can be expensive, but a degree in film is more versatile than you might think. Here’s why going to film school can be a great investment.

Full-Service Crewing is Now Available

Miscellaneous Thursday, August 9, 2018
Whether you need one camera operator or a full crew, our Production Managers will work one-on-one with you to make sure you have every position filled in time for the cameras to start rolling. Sit back, and let us do the crewing so you can focus on the important details.


Basics to Creating Effective Educational Videos

Advice / Tips & Tricks Monday, August 6, 2018
What tool would you prefer if you were to learn about something: a video or a text? Chances are you’re going to select the video because 65 percent of people are visual learners. This means that if teachers choose to lecture without any visuals, they may be reaching less than half of the class. This is something every educator has to avoid.

In Review: Samsung 360 Round

Equipment / Tech Reviews Friday, August 3, 2018
When Samsung approached me to take a technical long look at the Samsung 360 Round, my first reaction was ok sure, why not? It's just another camera, right? I will just say it here right now — I was so wrong! The Samsung 360 Round isn’t just an amazing camera, it's 17 amazing cameras in a very futuristic housing along with some advanced technologies that have redefined the 360 world. The level of attention to details by Samsung for the 360 Round is off the charts and something I can really appreciate.

Presenting the Pro100 2018 Winners

Miscellaneous Thursday, August 2, 2018
Each year, ProductionHUB recognizes the professionals and companies who generate the highest profile traffic on our site and who consistently promote ProductionHUB to others through social media and referrals. Congratulations to this year's winners!

The Woman Behind the Invisible Lens

Advice / Tips & Tricks Wednesday, August 1, 2018
“I feel empowered when I’m holding a camera,” Susu Hauser, adventurer, world-traveler, filmmaker, TV industry veteran, wife and cinematographer says with a gleam of pride in her eye. And she should feel proud. As one of the few female camera operators in the docu-reality TV world, she’s a groundbreaking trailblazer paving the way for more women to emerge in this extremely male-dominated field.

Working with Blood on Costumes

Advice / Tips & Tricks Monday, July 30, 2018
In the Costume department, along with character and circumstance, we usually concern ourselves with fit and appearance. But injury effects take a whole other level of wardrobe prep. While the payoff for an effects shot done well can be invigorating, injury effects in action and inserts take resources, planning and collaboration.

So You Need To Rent A Media Studio?

Advice / Tips & Tricks Friday, July 27, 2018
You’re a filmmaker, a band, a special effects producer, a virtual reality game designer, a vlogger or rapper and you’re looking to rent a sound stage, a green screen or a recording studio for your project. Many creative and artistic people know what they want their finished product to look like and are thinking about going to a media studio to make it perfect.