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ProductionHUB took a trip up North to the Javits Center this past week to ad:techNY, the global network where brands, agencies, media publishers, and more come together to address game-changing content, mix and mingle with others in the industry and get introduced to the latest technology.
above: Chicago-based AD Stephanie Clemonsby featured blog contributor, Jeremy PinckertAs the Velvet Underground famously sang, “I’m Beginning to See the Light.” Or at least a recent project I was slated to Direct forced me to turn my eyes even more towards a light to which I’ve already been headed. Irregardless, now that I’ve had a look? I ain’t ever going back. Our client, Go RVing, needed a wide-range of marketing video content for Broadcast and Web use, and they brought me in to direct a 4-day shoot on Michigan’s West Coast. The first day was all interviews with actual users telling their unscripted stories to camera. The second and third days involved shooting eight different scenic broll situations with 20+ talent members in various camping situations. The fourth day was a practice in planning, logistics, and highway patrol as we shot seven vehicles on a large stretch of a US highway, through rolling vineyards and driving on wooded country roads.
Ad Astra tells the thrilling story of Roy McBride (Brad Pitt), a man on a mission across an unforgiving solar system to uncover the truth about his missing father and his doomed expedition that now, 30 years later, threatens the universe. We spoke with Colorist Greg Fisher about working with cinematographer Hoyte Van Hoytema, ASC and using Blackmagic Design's DaVinci Resolve to achieve the film's unique look.
Q: Who was involved in creating the “America the Bluetiful” plan, and how do you plan to help publicize the initiative?A: America the Bluetiful is Sony Pictures Entertainment’s nationwide series of environmental efforts, which allow kids and their parents to meet the Smurfs as they clean up their local parks, encourage recycling, plant trees, and discover other ways to help “bluetify” our country. As part of the initiative, Sony collaborated with the U.S. Forest Service and the Ad Council to produce a series of new PSAs featuring characters from the upcoming family comedy The Smurfs 2. All of the work by Sony was done pro bono.On Saturday June 22, the PSAs were officially unveiled at The Grove in Los Angeles, as part of The Smurfs 2 launch event, which also introduced “America the Bluetiful.” After the launch, the PSAs will be distributed by the Ad Council to our network of approximately 33,000 media outlets nationwide, who will donate time and space to promote our message.
by featured blog contributor, Jeremy PinckertMost Super Bowl ads are exquisitely planned, taking months of pre-production involving the best creative minds in the business. They also are blessed with stratospheric budgets. But what happens when your client calls you to produce something for the big game, and it’s only weeks away? Put down that Ambien, there’s no need to fret - this survival guide can help you rise to the challenge! The University of Notre Dame found out they needed an “institutional message” to air during college football’s BCS title game. This title game was expected to draw over 30 million viewers, becoming the highest-watched sports game in history outside of the Super Bowl. We received a call to see if I could direct the crew and if my company, Explore Media, could produce the entire spot. The caveat? This happened on a Tuesday morning. They needed to shoot by Friday of the same week! If we wouldn’t have had the background tips I’m going to share in this guide, I don’t think there’s any way we would’ve achieved the results.
I can not tell you how many times I’m asked that question either casually with friends or more often from prospective clients and my answer is usually a very tongue and check, “Well, you can probably find somebody on Craig’s List for about $300 or you can go to an ad agency, staff A-List talent and make a Super Bowl Ad for $20,000,000. Right now you are coming in somewhere in that range.” I'm seeing clients demands for video increasing but they don't always understand what they are purchasing as a creative buyer.
Let’s be real: The days of 30-second ad spot dominance are over. The rise of online video is allowing advertisers and marketers more chances to get creative with their video advertising, and 2017 is only broadening the landscape further for innovative video marketing and advertising strategies.
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:
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.
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?"