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Image Engine Talks 3 Tips to Help Better Manage Your Mid-Size VFX Studio
The visual effects industry is a turbulent place, but mid-sized studios can endure much like a larger global outfit or a nimble boutique if they place their focus in three core areas: technology development, specialization, and their people.
Published on Wednesday, December 14, 2016 11:45 AM
Filmmaker Bing Liu Uses Adobe Premiere for the Coming of Age Documentary "Minding the Gap"
Minding The Gap is a fascinating coming of age documentary featuring the adventures of a group of young male friends as they skate around their hometown in Illinois. But the film is far more than a celebration of skateboarding as a sport and a subculture – it’s also an exploration of male friendship and masculinity crafted by the young men who actually lived it.
Published on Friday, November 30, 2018 10:00 AM
The Impact of Humor in Video Advertising
It's been said that the way to a man's heart is through his stomach, but as Christopher Walken once said in Hairspray, "the way to a man's heart is through his funny bone." Comedy builds connections, and in advertising, it has the ability to make or break them. The video production and storytelling agency, Workhouse Creative, has just signed two major directors whose work has driven over 82 million views on Funny or Die starring Will Ferrell.
Published on Monday, November 23, 2015 2:09 PM
Tips to Turn your Video Viral
Online marketing is an ever-changing landscape, and this is particularly true with regards to the world of viral videos. Whilst once an area dominated by CGI frogs and dancing cats, companies are more and more frequently adopting this social phenomenon as a platform for their brand. Video campaigns by Coca-Cola, Samsung and T-Mobile have proved massively popular and led the way in showing what a powerful segment of online marketing videos can be.Where many brands get caught out, however, is turning their video from one of the hundreds uploaded to YouTube every minute to an internet hit. …The focus of this article therefore is to offer some tips on how you can turn your content into an internet hit. Whilst there is never a guarantee that a video will go viral, there are several tips and tricks you can employ to ensure your video is seen by the people you want and maximize your internet presence.
Published on Thursday, August 29, 2013 5:51 PM
Summer Flicks Preview: What makes a Blockbuster Vs. a Bust?
by featured blog contributor, Jeremy Pinckert As we enter the beginning of Summer Blockbuster Season, there looks to be a large amount of big-budget movies coming out in 2013 which are adapted from either books, comic books, or earlier TV series. Logic tells us not all of these films will be successful or worthy of your viewing time. With so many options you’ll either break the bank and gain 15 extra buttery-popcorn induced pounds, or you’ll simply be more critical in deciding which movies are worthy of your viewing time, money, and self-image. Read below for ideas as to why some of these adapted films will succeed, and others will fail.
Published on Friday, April 26, 2013 5:17 PM
Where Do You Draw The Line?
Whatever happened to the inclusive attitude of "Strong enough for a man but made for a woman?" This "manly" ad for Dr. Pepper is part of a trend also taken by advertisers like Old Spice and Miller Lite in recent years to use hyper-masculenity to sell products. And of course, this tactic seems to work, but the overt messaging is controversial. Which begs the question, "Where do you Draw the Line?"
Published on Wednesday, November 5, 2014 12:22 PM
Filmmakers risk all in the Oscar Shortlisted Film 50 Feet From Syria
When experienced Producer/Director Skye Fitzgerald landed in the hospital after suffering a broken hand from a bicycle race outside of Portland, Oregon, his visit ended with much more than just a recovery…What was first a consultation with orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Hisham Bismar, also a highly sought-after hand specialist, soon became a 45-minute conversation, exchange of ideas and opinions about the horrific realities of the Syrian Civil War.
Published on Tuesday, December 15, 2015 1:26 PM
Top 10 Best Filming Locations in NYC & San Francisco
San Francisco and New York City are essentially roadmaps of instantly recognizable movie locations. The blogosphere is riddled with sites dedicated entirely to cataloging street intersections, seemingly inconspicuous doorways, and iconic spots like the Mrs. Doubtfire house and Katz’s delicatessen. In these two popular film hubs it’s pretty hard­pressed to find a place that hasn’t already been found. We’ve collected some spaces found on the creative online marketplace, Splacer. These places fit the bill for production worthiness, but come without the baggage of productions past.
Published on Monday, August 8, 2016 4:21 PM
ProductionHUB Exclusive: Significant Others Talks Invisible VFX for “Moonlight” and More
Significant Others, the creative finishing arm of UK-based creative editorial company Final Cut, is a bi-coastal collective of visual effects artists and other creatives specializing in commercial finishing. Best known for its commercial work, Significant Others also has a penchant and talent for finishing feature films, including the Academy Award-winning film “Moonlight.” We got the chance to speak with Producer Alek Rost about his experience working on the film, including what it was like to collaborate with Director Barry Jenkins and the tools his team used to give the film its unique look.
Published on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 11:00 AM
The Importance of Music Licensing for Royalty Free and Production Music
Music licensing commonly refers to 'royalty free music' or 'production music'. This is music that has been written and produced with the sole purpose of being used in another project. Anyone can then license this music for a fee, to use in their project.
Published on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 12:00 PM
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