How To Create Videos That Convey Trust To Audiences Post-COVID

Advice / Tips & Tricks Wednesday, August 4, 2021
Outside the confines of personal relationships, trust is in short supply at the moment. While some businesses distinguished themselves during the initial COVID-19 lockdowns, others let slip their rigid determination to survive at all costs (even if it meant mistreating employees). And who among us hasn’t grown weary of the inconsistency of official advice? We all want to believe when we’re told that this milestone will be the return of normalcy, but it’s hard to make that leap.

The best movies set in Florida

Miscellaneous Wednesday, July 28, 2021
Florida is one of the most attractive states for tourists, new residents, and filmmakers. The film industry in this state is among the top three in the country, and there are some good reasons for it. Accessibility to various landscapes, excellent business climate, fantastic weather, and the ability to find a great crew attracts many directors to the Sunshine State. That’s why we wanted to share the selection of the best movies set in Florida and show why it’s such a great location to shoot films.

Filmmaker Zachary Bako's First Feature Film Airs in Honor of Black Music Appreciation Month

Exclusive Interviews Friday, July 23, 2021
Filmmaker Zachary Bako’s first feature documentary, 3AM on Frenchmen, is coming to Quincy Jones’ Qwest.TV in the U.S. in honor of Black Music Appreciation Month. The film follows hip-hop artist, Ray Wimley, a rising New Orleans street performer as he explores the heart of his musical practice amongst the city's nightlife and its bohemian community of local musicians. Jako relied on Canon’s EOS 5D Mark IV for its mobility and power to beautifully capture natural light to bring Wimley’s story to life, which is deeply rooted in inspiration, togetherness and following one’s dreams.

Cloud editing after the pandemic

Miscellaneous Wednesday, July 21, 2021
COVID-19 has changed many aspects of our industry, but one of the most far-reaching is the boost it has given to interest in cloud editing technologies. Cloud-based editing was always going to prove popular — the flexibility it confers at a low opex cost is a compelling argument all on its own — but the pandemic has accelerated adoption dramatically.

Director + DP Dream Team Bring This Breakout Slamdance Film to Life

Exclusive Interviews Monday, July 19, 2021
Director Matthew Wade and DP Lila Streicher are the creators behind the breakout Slamdance Film Festival feature “A Black Rift Begins to Yawn." The film tells the story of how as two former classmates dig into their deceased professor’s set of cassette tapes, which possibly contain recordings of strange signals from beyond the stars, they begin to feel memories, the chronology of time, and their identities slip into obscurity.