How do you make your website more productive? One of the best ways to do that is with videos. According to Forrester Research's Dr. James McQuivey, "a minute of video is worth 1.8 million words. If you aren’t convinced on video just yet, take a look at this marketing minute to learn more about it.
At the recent Real Screen Summit I Washington DC, the panel, “Revenge of the Documentary” suggested that docs may be undergoing a rebirth on American TV in the next few years. Major brands like Discovery, National Geographic, Showtime, HBO etc proclaimed that they will be relying increasingly on documentaries to chart a course back to their core values and away from the homogeneity of similarly formatted unscripted, so-called reality TV shows.
Antoine Fuqua’s Southpaw tells the story of Jake Gyllenhaal's Billy 'The Great' Hope and his struggles not only inside the boxing ring, but also facing his inner demons to win custody back of his daughter. The film exudes both grit and glamour -from the lavish lifestyle of a pro fighter, to the hardships he faces in his personal life - and Fuqua wanted to convey absolute reality. Aside from the typical underdog fighter turns boxing champ story, Fuqua wanted to present boxing in its raw form, causing viewers to feel every jab as if they were in the ring.
Growing up in Colorado sports was always a big part of my life and so was the naturally beautiful and rugged landscape. In fact some of my first memories were driving with my Dad and suddenly pulling the car over to capture an amazing sunset or the wind blowing the snow off the side of a 14k foot peak, perfectly backlit. I developed an appreciation watching for the moments where beautiful light hit the mountain or the river just right.
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.