Transforming Education Through Digital Innovation: Austin Parenti Pioneers Virtual Production Program at The King’s Academy

Exclusive Interviews Friday, December 1, 2023
Austin Parenti, Director of Digital Media Arts at The King’s Academy in West Palm Beach, FL built the school’s virtual production program from the ground up starting with a single Blackmagic URSA Mini 4K digital film camera. He now has up to 200+ students enrolled in the program and is teaching virtual production to kids as young as 6th grade.

How to Navigate the Choice Between Owning and Renting Production Gear, with a Spotlight on Cameras and Lenses

Advice / Tips & Tricks Thursday, November 30, 2023
If you’re into production as much as I am, sooner or later you will have to make some major decisions about whether you are going to buy your own gear, rent your gear, or a mix of both. This applies in particular when it comes to buying or renting cameras and lenses - which is our main focus here - but there are things such as lighting and audio packages that can definitely fit in the rental category.

Unraveling the Cinematography of The Puppetman, Interview with Clayton Moore

ProductionHUB Exclusive Wednesday, November 29, 2023
Cinematographer Clayton Moore has worked on everything from episodic television to feature length films. It’s his recent collaborations with director Brandon Christensen that have been garnering attention from both critics and moviegoers, his latest being Shudder’s The Puppetman. In case you aren’t familiar with the film, the synopsis reads: The Puppetman, a convicted killer on death row, always maintained his innocence and that it was an evil force controlling his body as he slaughtered his victims. Now Michal, the killer’s daughter, begins to suspect that there may be some truth to her father’s claim when those around her begin to die in brutal ways. She must try and break the curse of The Puppetman before all her loved ones are killed.

Top 10 Must-Visit Film Locations in Toronto

Miscellaneous Monday, November 27, 2023
Toronto thrives in its culinary and artistic avenues and is a cinematic powerhouse. Known for its urban charm and architectural eclecticism, this Canadian gem has imprinted its skyline and streets into the film stories of numerous Hollywood blockbusters. The must-visit film locations in Toronto offer more than just a backdrop. They are characters in their own right. Picture yourself walking through the very locations where movie magic is made, where each step invites you to live out scenes from your favorite flicks.

Delivering High-Quality Live Rodeo Productions with Atomos Shogun Studio 2

Miscellaneous Friday, November 24, 2023
Feature Productions specializes in live television broadcasting and video production for events and venues across Canada. Established 15 years ago, the company has built an outstanding reputation for broadcasting live events, including sports, rodeos, festivals, concerts, and corporate productions. With multi-camera video production mobiles, LED screen rentals, scoreboard integration, instant replays, live event streaming and television broadcast solutions, they provide clients with the highest quality live action coverage.

World Rugby Makes Technological Leaps with HBS and Lawo

Miscellaneous Monday, November 20, 2023
A host broadcaster famous for its pristine productions of global event, HBS is also known for its relentless drive to innovate and for adopting technical innovations as soon as they are proven in operational conditions. The declared goals of both World Rugby and HBS for this event is to provide unforgettable moments with cutting-edge technology that has a smaller physical – and hence also carbon – footprint of the IBC infrastructure installed at Roland-Garros, in Paris.

In Review: Canon EOS R5 C Mirrorless Cinema Camera

Exclusive Interviews Friday, November 17, 2023
In my quest for the next great camera, many of the things that I'm on the lookout for will likely sound familiar to you on your own new camera searches. These can range from the latest new features such as the ability to shoot and record in 8K at 60f or more technical features such as sensor sizes.