If you’re looking for a strategy to get ahead when it comes to customer acquisition, machine learning can be your secret weapon. While machine learning does fall under the larger category of artificial intelligence (AI), it’s a bit more specific and can be extremely effective technology to pair with your customer and prospect database. True AI can think for itself like Lieutenant Commander Data from Star Trek. Machine learning, however, can automate tasks and apply predictive analytics that drive meaningful growth. Machine learning is the AI focal point for your customer relationship management (CRM) tool and can be the key to boosting your customer acquisition.
Whether you’re self-employed or part of a studio, being a filmmaker and camera operator requires a lot of investment. You’re investing time into finding work, energy into getting projects off the ground, and money into the equipment that helps you do your job. For more independent filmmakers, that last one is arguably the most important — and costly.
There are many things that Florida is known for. From its iconic beaches and weather to its amusement parks and luxurious vacation spots, the southernmost state in the US is famous across the country. The state also boasts considerable cinematic significance; it is home to Universal Studios Orlando and Walt Disney World, as well as various theme parks. Florida was incredibly alluring to actors, directors, and producers in the early 20th century, as it served as a popular prime location for feature film production. Times have not remained quite the same, of course, but plenty of blockbusters and culturally significant films have still been shot there in recent years. We’ve gathered some noteworthy examples of the best movies ever filmed in Florida for you below.
On very rare occasions, when the stars align, the cosmic dice roll returns a maximum score, and the featured players fully synchronize with their roles, sheer improvisation can produce a watchable video. Interesting? Certainly. Useful for your video-production efforts? Not really. In almost every filming scenario, you need a script before you get anywhere.
Let's begin by stating the obvious: marketing your business, whether it's small, medium-size or large, isn't easy. As a marketer, you not only need to create highly effective campaigns that measurably move your business forward, but also to stay on top of a continually shifting marketing landscape. And that of course means separating heft from hype—distinguishing in other words between those marketing trends that are little more than passing fads and those that are potential game changers for your company.
Consider pivoting with your skillset. Can you work remotely from home? What special skills do you have that could benefit your clients or local businesses? What can you do on a consultation basis? How can you help a business with live streaming, content creation for web distribution, or getting their work seen on social networks? Can you edit, create graphics, master audio, write blogs, or shoot video updates? While these jobs may not have a large budget, you can focus on volume and fast turnaround. Additionally, businesses are willing to also offer trades for your time and reduced fees.
“There’s nothing like feeling the sensations of a real subway ride,” says cinematographer Lawrence Sher ASC. It was the reason he wanted to make every moment as real as possible while shooting this year’s runaway hit Joker. With a range of film styles from the broadly comedic Hangover to the recent fantasy Godzilla: King of the Monsters, Sher has employed just about every cinematic technique available today. But – he’s still a bit ‘old school real,’ believing that giving the actors something tangible to work from enriches performance and allows the creatives something solid to work off of – not to mention enhances believability – and audience engagement.
Much like the growth of video conferencing instead of in-person meetings, hiring local crew for your video projects can make a lot of economic sense, even under the best circumstances. In recent weeks, the argument for hiring local crew for out-of-area video projects has become stronger than ever.
It goes without saying that we are now in uncharted territory. Or are we? Yes, the actual physical 2020 NAB has been postponed, but you knew that already. So, what are companies big and small doing to respond to the crisis and how will they get their message out to the masses? Let’s take a look.
I'm Luke. Tech fan, engineer, history buff, developer, and closet Sim Racer. I work for Other World Computing as a Product Manager for our networked line of solutions. More specifically, the OWC Jupiter system.