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4 Simple Tips To Be The Best Production Assistant On Set
For most film crew, the first step to working in the industry is through getting a job as a production assistant. It can be pretty tough work, and can serve as a test to filter out those who are not going to be able to withstand the hardships and long hours that come with working in the film industry.
First Look: ZEISS Raises the Bar (and Then Some)
A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to travel to Rule Boston Camera in Boston with renowned industry lens expert Jean-Marc Bouchut from ZEISS to take a closer look at the recently released ZEISS 15mm Supreme Prime lens.
8 Tips for Production Assistants on What Makes a Great PA
Just starting out in the world of production and not sure where to begin? A lot of people new to the industry (or "green" as we sometimes call it) get their feet wet as a Production Assistant. This is a great way to gain on-set experience while exposing yourself to many different facets of production so you can decide which areas you gravitate towards and may want to pursue. PA's are often asked to wear a lot of different hats. So what makes a good PA?
When “Departments” Become “Individuals” – Filming My First Feature
This is how we made Pride Jewel, my first feature film. Okay, for transparency: there were 3 days where we brought on a grip to help our gaffer, and 3 other days where we hired a Steadicam operator, so our camera department ‘bloated’ to 2. Lastly, we did 4 days of pickups (landscapes, transitions, inserts, etc.) with an even smaller crew.
Production Designer Tony Fanning Designs Over 350 Sets for Showtime Series ‘The First Lady’
Our latest interview dives into the world of The First Lady with Tony Fanning, production designer behind the Showtime series starring Viola Davis as Michelle Obama, Michelle Pfeiffer as Betty Ford and Gillian Anderson as Eleanor Roosevelt.
John-Michael Powell Shares His Favorite Scene on First Feature Film, The Send-Off
Writer, editor, and director John-Michael Powell just wrapped production on his first feature film, The Send-Off, which premiered this April at The Cinequest Film Festival. In an exclusive interview, we spoke with John-Michael about his favorite scene from the film and how made it come to life.
Cinematographer Indeana Underhill on Wrapping Her First Feature Film: Sourcing Crew, Working on a Low-Budget & More
Indeana Underhill is an extremely talented Cinematographer who’s no stranger to the industry. In an exclusive interview with ProductionHUB, Inde shares her experience wrapping her first feature film a few months ago, including sourcing crew and working on a smaller budget. Plus, she tells the journey of becoming a DP, and why choosing the right production technology isn't a one-size-fits-all approach.
How to Get Your Clients to Fall in Love with Your Work
Roxanne Ibbetson - Production Assistant, Tech TV If you work in the video production industry, I’m sure you are aware that there is no magic solution to ensure that your clients think you’re amazing. Building a great client relationship takes commitment, attention to detail, and a high quality product. There are, however, a couple of things you can do to get off to the best possible start.
Changing Direction: Winging My Way Into The World of Entertainment
Ever since I was a kid, I loved to act. I used to put on plays in the basement of my childhood home and by “put on”, I mean I was the Director, Actor, Producer, Costume Designer, Production Assistant, you name it. This was a stage play, but when a camcorder was involved, I guess you could say I was the Director of Photography, but I think my skills might have been lacking in that department at that age. Although my father was more qualified, I handed that role over hesitantly as he knew nothing about the arts and this “show” (who are we kidding, all of them) was destined for Hollywood.
The Journey to 100 Years with The ASC
Richard Crudo, ASC was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. He began his film career as an assistant cameraman. As a director of photography, Crudo has shot a wide range of feature, television, and commercial productions. Among his feature credits are Federal Hill, American Buffalo, American Pie, Music From Another Room, Outside Providence, Down To Earth, Out Cold, Grind, Brooklyn Rules and some 26 episodes of the Emmy-award winning Justified. He has also directed several independent features.