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Tips & Techniques to Handle Your Film Equipment
Organizing a shoot in a remote place? Whether it's for TV, film, commercial or a photo shoot, importing gear requires forward planning. Read our guide on how to minimize headaches when importing gear into and around Brazil.
Signiant technology moves media for the Winter Games and other major sports events
Since their inception, the Summer and Winter Games have endeavored to transcend linguistic and cultural differences through the universal love of sport. However, they haven’t always been the global affair that they are today. The first modern games in 1896 only included 14 nations. Today, 206 countries have official organizing committees to support the Winter and Summer Games. And, while not all nations have athletes at every game, all nations have people who tune in.
How to Choose a Location for Your Corporate Event
If you are organizing a corporate event, you likely have dozens of questions on your mind. Typically, the first thing you will need to find is a venue or location that suits everyone. Some common questions include: whether it should be close to the company’s office for convenience or further away to feel more like a retreat; will you have entertainment or a prominent keynote speaker, and how will the venue accommodate your program? To help you work your way through these critical questions, we have compiled some factors to consider when looking for that perfect venue for your corporate event.
How to Make Music Libraries your Friend
Mike Fuller, with CSS Music gives us a few quick tips on how to best utilize stock music in your next production project.
Anatomy of a Scene: Nicholas Bruckman on Not Going Quietly
Nick Bruckman, director of Not Going Quietly the documentary that follows father and disability rights activist Ady Barkan. The film received 3 IDA nominations recently, as well as a nomination for the Critics Choice Documentary Awards. Nicholas is also the founder and CEO of People's Television, a New York-based creative studio that aims to enact change on a national scale.
Strategies for Improving Your Film Screenwriting Process
Writing a script for a film is usually a ton of fun. You’re dreaming up scenes, dialogue, and settings while trying to push a particular vision or idea you have for the movie. But, at a certain point, screenwriting gets hard. The ideas that once flowed from your fingers now seem disjointed. You can’t remember why a particular character has started to act up. Or, when revising, you stumble across a plot hole large enough for a jumbo jet.
Workloads WILL Go to the Public Cloud - It Can Be Easier than You Think
Whether for functional need, budgetary alignment, or due to top-down pressure, any media and entertainment companies will benefit by executing parts of their workflow in the public cloud at some level. If an organization has less than, say, 50 terabytes of data to manage, it’s easy to move everything there. For those of you in this minority, you can stop reading this article and proceed directly to the cloud, and collect $200. The majority of organizations creating media have capacity needs that are at least one if not two orders of magnitude larger, i.e. multiple Petabytes.
The reality of editing reality TV – alleviating post production pains with Avid | Edit On Demand
When it comes to cutting reality television, editing teams have their work cut out for them – no pun intended. This is in part due to the “always on” nature of reality TV that involves 24/7 filming, resulting in hours upon hours of content. This was also the case for the editing team behind the Paramount+ lifestyle series All Star Shore, which was tasked with cutting a massive amount of footage – 2,500 hours to be exact. With four ISOs recording 17 hours a day and 13 more on set ENG style, the folks at Eggplant Picture & Sound knew they’d need to ramp up quickly if they were going to meet the production deadline.
Making the Virtual a Reality (Here's What a VR Project Entails)
Your average VR project requires a lot of complicated equipment, a number of complicated steps, and a co-ordinated, full on team effort. In the distant future - think ‘flying cars and robot butlers’ distant - you may well be able to shoot 360 VR films on your iPhone (or future equivalent). For now, the process involves more than just reaching into your pocket and whipping out your phone.