Discovering the World of Tablescaping in HGTV’s ‘Table Wars’ with creators Derek Helwig and Hunter Johnson

Exclusive Interviews Friday, January 21, 2022
Table Wars, a new HGTV competition series, explores the artistry of tablescaping and is hosted by Tamera Mowry-Housley with Martha Stewart serving as lead judge. The show has been recently talked about on Jimmy Fallon and the Kelly Clarkson Show during appearances from Martha Stewart and Tamera Mowry-Housley, and is generating lots of buzz among HGTV fans!

In Review: Marshall CV568 Miniature Global Camera with Genlock (3GSDI & HDMI)

Equipment / Tech Reviews Monday, January 17, 2022
Every Marshall Electronics camera that I have used in production (and/or reviewed) has always lived up to the Marshall reputation for building great looking cameras that are also rock solid, reliable units. Marshall cameras I have used stand up to the rigors of harsh weather and challenging placements. This winning streak for Marshall and for me extends way back to my days as a remote sports truck guy.

Casting Director, Artist Manager, and Producer, Briana Frapart on Reflecting Diversity in Audience Members for Upcoming Projects

Exclusive Interviews Wednesday, January 12, 2022
Briana Frapart is the casting director, artist manager, and producer behind several highly anticipated projects. Briana seamlessly steps into these roles, giving her a creative and unique perspective on the entertainment and music industry. In this interview with ProductionHUB, we talked with Briana about her casting on the upcoming film, How to Be a Man, directed by Oscar-eligible filmmaker, Christopher Oroza. She constructed the cast in a way that reflects the diversity in audience members so that people who view the film can see themselves represented on-screen.

It’s All In the Mix: Getting Your Sound Right

Miscellaneous Tuesday, January 11, 2022
Creating great sound along with mixing and editing is truly an art form, one that I really have admired for a long time. The sound tools used by creative professionals today have taken audio to a whole new place. Audiences at all levels want and expect really good audio whether it is in the movie or home theatre. Clear dialogue, background, sound effects, and music all have to be spot on. Boutique studios and full on post facilities know that getting all the elements right matters to the success of the program.

Editing Mountains: How Editor of New Netflix Documentary 14 Peaks Was Able to Create A Moving Story of Triumph

Exclusive Interviews Monday, January 10, 2022
Ian Grech, BFE, editor of Netflix’s latest Documentary, 14 Peaks: Nothing is Impossible debuted on Netflix in November. 14 Peaks follows fearless Nepali mountaineer Nimsdai Purja who embarks on a seemingly impossible quest to summit all 14 of the world's 8,000-meter peaks in seven months. This project was no easy feat for Ian as editing and piecing together Nimsdai’s extraordinary story took over eight months to complete.

How to Choose the Right Cast & Crew for Your Next Video Production

Advice / Tips & Tricks Wednesday, January 5, 2022
What does it take to make a good video? The first thing to do is decide on a goal. It turns into an interesting scenario, and as soon as it is ready, you can start looking for a professional crew, rent equipment, and hire actors. If you want to save time, there are a couple of simple options - hire a team of newbies with just a few clicks or try on the actor's role yourself. But no matter how good your video's production crew is, lousy acting will ruin any project. Therefore, you have to learn a little about the art of casting. Successful casting requires a lot of planning and preparation, both from you and the actors. Let's look for the perfect candidate for the role in your video.

Co-Producer and Editor Alex Trudeau Viriato Talks about his work on "Man In the Arena: Tom Brady"

Advice / Tips & Tricks Tuesday, January 4, 2022
Alex Trudeau Viriato co-produced and edited Man in the Arena: Tom Brady, which has been streaming weekly on ESPN+ since November 16. The series documents iconic moments from the legendary quarterback’s 20-year career in the NFL. Each episode deconstructs Brady’s Super Bowl appearances with firsthand accounts from the icon himself. Alex used Premiere Pro and Productions to chronicle Brady’s milestones, combining testimonial interviews as well as previous NFL and Super Bowl footage.