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Every year, thousands of hopefuls flock to Los Angeles, Vancouver, and New York with a dream to make it big in the film and television industry. We live in a time where every college student with a phone has become a filmmaker. With so many people to choose from, how hard can it be to hire a professional crew for your production?
Over the course of the past several years, we’ve seen a number of reports about how the entertainment industry - and filmmaking in particular - has moved beyond L.A. and NYC for a myriad of reasons, ranging from tax incentives to weather to scenery and available crew. Cities such as Atlanta, Chicago, Miami and Denver are just a few that have attracted productions beyond California and New York.
We had a chance to interview 1st AD Alex Stein to discuss the anatomy of a call sheet. In this article (and video), Alex Stein will break down all the components that should be included in a standard call sheet for film and television.
Captain America: The Winter Soldier, is coming full fledged to theaters April 2014, and nothing screams "America" like our nations capital. The D.C. Office of Motion Picture and Television Development gave us a first hand look at the increase of jobs, city incentives and how in the first time in history, the Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Bridge, was shut down for the filming of a major motion picture.
by featured blog contributor, Jeremy PinckertAs professionals in the media industry, we tend to view television and online video advertising with a different set of eyes. But just like everyone else, we too get caught up in the emotion and magic of the season. Here’s the best holiday commercials on our “Nice List” for 2012.#5 Apple + Best Buy “Finding Santa”This ad gets props for incorporating the much-maligned Siri and Maps apps in one boy’s search for Santa and the North Pole. Watch to see one of the best payoff shots of the year in this holiday television commercial created by Wunderman:
Steve Weiss (left) and Jens Bogehegn (right) Congrats to Zacuto for winning not one, but two Emmy Awards earlier this month. For the fourth year in a row, Zacuto was honored by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) with the prestigious awards for their film, Light & Shadow.
Canadian actress and comedian, Mara Marini, best known for her role of Brandi Marxxxx on the NBC Comedy, Parks & Recreation, shares what goes on behind-the-scenes of a television set, her advice to upcoming actors and projects she currently has in the works.
Over the years I have had the opportunity to work with some of the best and brightest minds in sports production. Everybody involved in the production side of things has brought their own unique style and expertise to the table - outstanding producers and directors, technical directors, audio engineers with mad skills, rock solid camera ops, and dare I say hundreds of other technicians, grips, and production assistants, and just a lot of other people that make great sports productions happen. But all of the people I have just mentioned whether they were part of a big crew, or of just a crew of two have one thing in common.
High School Students Use New, Free Technology to Produce Live Election Coverage — Just Like the Networks
As technology advances, it not only expands the palate of creative opportunities but also lowers the barrier of entry, allowing more people to participate. It’s a corollary to Moore’s Law, and television production is no exception. Once the bastion of big companies, specialized equipment, and large budgets, the barrier to entry has lowered enough for high schools with limited resources to operate at a level equal to that of many professional studios.
Gear failures, budget busters, scheduling snafus-video productions are rife with opportunities for things to go wrong. Whether you’re putting together your first small shoot or the 100th episode of a major television program, some scheduling and budgeting tricks can make any production smoother. We asked CrewCloud Manager Ashley LaRocque-formerly a post supervisor for network TV-to share some simple but hard-earned wisdom on ways to save time, money, and headaches.