Less than two weeks after the early passing of David Bowie, the music industry converged upon Anaheim, CA for NAMM 2016, the annual confab for music production, performers and technology. 100,000 attendees arrived ready to scope out the 1600 companies that represent over 5,100 brands of music products, appealing to all genre-makers and breakers.
Last Christmas it was big news when the FAA required hobbyists to register their drones. What’s set to be the big news in 2016? The legalization of drones for commercial use. You may be asking yourself – wait, I can’t use drones in my business right now?
Light is what drives our ideas. Light is what we spend our lives trying to recreate, create or transcend for our productions. Lighting is what makes our work art. There are artists like David Lean who has waited days for the perfect sunset or the perfect moment.
Don’t let a lackluster video production resume derail your quest for a better job. Understandably, many people are intimidated by the process of pulling together a top-notch resume. That’s partly because technology has transformed the job search landscape in the last few years.
There are many iconic songs and sounds that have shaped the world of 20-century pop,where Michael Jackson is certainly no stranger. From his signature falsetto to his soulful lyrics and funky beats, the King of Pop influenced us all to "Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough."
The effect of music in the world of production is apparent in almost everything produced. When used correctly, music can uplift a piece to its full potential. It can speak when words fail.
Remember when we were children and wanted to buy something? We had to physically GO TO the store. It seems almost surreal in today’s Amazonic reality, but that was reality not too long ago.
Over the past several years, two major technological developments have occurred in tandem, both of which have made wide-ranging and revolutionary changes in the world of media post-production. One of these developments is the explosion in sophisticated yet affordable software; the other is the exponential growth of cloud computing.
If you are an indie filmmaker then you know that casting is that wildcard that can make or break your chances at festivals, awards, and making all of your hard work worth it, and that mis-casting can make your shoot a living hell. The breakdown is the fateful first step in the casting process.
Last month, we discussed 5.5 ways smart marketers use animated videos. If you haven’t read that article yet, you should definitely check it out here and be sure to incorporate some or all of those great ways to use animated videos as part of your marketing strategy in 2016 and beyond.