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2014 Sundance Selection: Me+Her
Director Joseph Oxford and cinematographer Bradley Stonesifer created a unique live action short film “Me+Her,” which was accepted into this year’s Sundance Short Film program. What makes this film so special is that Joseph and Bradley created an incredible imaginary world where all of the main characters and sets were built out of standard cardboard boxes. While any film admitted into the Sundance competition is going to look amazing, the fact that Joseph and Bradley captured stunning images using only cardboard really sets this project apart.
Published on Thursday, January 16, 2014 1:19 PM
Equipment Review: Canon XA25 Professional HD Camcorder
by Bradford HillThe Canon XA25 Pro HD Camcorder is a compact 1/2" inch CMOS Sensor Camera with a lot of great and unexpected stand-out features. To start, its full auto & manual modes, its two XLR inputs, and an HDSDI slot packaged with the ability to shoot 1920x1080 at 59.94p are notable. While traveling on shoots, I was impressed with the capability to be able to record 1080p at 60fps within a moment’s notice. This frame rate is a new feature to the Canon line of cameras, which gives this camera a competitive edge. It is also easy to manage when set to auto mode, which comes in handy if a novice needs to use the camera on a small crew shoot, or to simply capture any ‘run-and-gun’ footage.
Published on Monday, December 30, 2013 2:47 PM
Events Industry: How it is Facilitating Film Production?
Production coordinators and filmmakers know better than anyone that the activities that take place behind the scenes are every bit as important as getting things right in front of the camera. To ensure that film production goes at an uninterrupted pace, it is essential that production coordinators are provided with all the space and amenities that are required for a successful filmmaking experience. However, the role of events in the film industry is not limited during production but plays a definitive role during post-production activities as well. The global box office revenues are expected to achieve nearly 50 billion USD by 2020, and the events industry is already helping filmmakers to attain these numbers:
Published on Friday, September 13, 2019 10:00 AM
How to Find the Best Video Production Jobs
You've been a slave to ‘setiquette’ (set etiquette), mastered new skills, upgraded to the best video editing software and purchased a high-quality camera-- it is officially time to ‘level up’ to your next big break in the world of content creation. Where and how do you find the best film project or post production job?
Published on Wednesday, July 13, 2016 11:30 AM
Film Production Essentials: Why Engaged Team Members Are Key
Film crews work in conditions that are more demanding compared to many other occupations. Production staff members often work under highly stressful conditions. They often work long, irregular hours in changing climates and environments under tight deadlines. Of greater significance, however, film crews work with other staff members who are under similar stress and pressure. On any given day, entire crews are wound up, tired and may lack the focus and engagement to produce work to their full potential. The combination of all these factors can lead to fatigue and dissatisfaction.
Published on Wednesday, April 11, 2018 11:00 AM
Getting Started with Drone Production: Save Time and Money
by Stephan Guarch & Edgar Cohen Aerial photography and videography are nothing new to the production world. But how we achieve those shots certainly has in the last 12 months. Drones have exploded in popularity as a way to get aerial and low altitude footage for videos, for everything from full feature films such as “The Wolf of Wall Street” to the everyday film hobbyist who flies leisurely at the local park. But for anyone who has actually tried to capture this footage there’s quite the learning curve involved when it comes to choosing the right drone and what seems like an infinite amount of accessories and upgrades. This week the team at Experience Above posts a nice overview of the top 3 tips for getting started with drone video production, a handy starters guide.
Published on Monday, August 11, 2014 3:22 PM
Gearing Up for the Texas Production Expo
The Texas Production Expo is the premier annual trade show of film/video production services and technology in North Texas. Each year, the top companies throughout the market showcase their latest and greatest services and equipment. TPE will be on May 8th, 2019 at the Grapevine Convention Center. We sat down with Dallas Producers Association President Mikon Haaksman to get a preview to the Expo.
Published on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 10:00 AM
Film the Food Right: Using Video Production for the Culinary Industry
The culinary industry is one everyone takes part in – even if they’re in the dining room instead of the kitchen. Everyone appreciates good food, and this means food-related companies are in high demand. Restaurants, catering organizations, specialty food stores, and even the mom-n-pop grocery store plays a role in keeping stomachs full.
Published on Friday, September 21, 2018 10:00 AM
Spike Lee's EP'ed film 'Manos Sucias' to Premiere at Tribeca Film Fest
Manos Sucias -- exclusively shot on the Canon Cinema EOS C300 --is about to debut at Tribeca Film Festival (April 16-27); this Spike Lee, executive produced feature will raise your pulse with its authentic and heartbreaking portrayal of narco-trafficking in Colombia and impress you with its subtly gorgeous cinematography.The film also has an extremely unique behind-the-scenes story. The filmmakers held a five-week storytelling workshop during pre-production for Buenaventura residents to build lasting, sustainable skills among the community. We were able to get an inside look on the film from it's director Josef Wladyka and cinematographer/co-writer Alan Blanco right before the film is featured at this years film fest.
Published on Monday, April 14, 2014 1:31 PM
WOMEN TO WATCH: POWERFUL WOMEN IN THE PRODUCTION INDUSTRY MAKING A SIGNIFICANT IMPACT
The production industry is always evolving, from new ways to film to breakthroughs in production technology, with many women spearheading initiatives that impact the industry and set changes in motion. For the second year in a row, we are thrilled to present a few of our favorite "Women to Watch" — women who are constantly inspiring and reaching new ceilings in an industry that was previously male-dominated.
Published on Monday, March 12, 2018 10:00 AM
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