26 blog posts found matching keyword search for: Grip Equipment in Gresham
Becoming a Grip: Everything You Need to Know
Pro sports shoots are always fun to be a part of. Especially when you get to be in the same room interviewing your favorite athletes! Assignment Desk Camera Operator and Grip Paul Critzman III was lucky enough to work as a grip on a pro sports feature interview. Critzman has several tips to share on what makes a good grip.
Published on Monday, July 1, 2019 10:00 AM
To Buy Camera Equipment or Rent?
It’s a lasting dilemma for film crews, production houses, and freelance camera people: Do I buy camera equipment or rent gear on a case-by-case basis? You may purchase the latest and greatest only to find it sitting on the shelf when the next best thing replaces it a month later. We talked to Pierre Habib of Dunia Films to take some of the mystery out of renting camera equipment.
Published on Monday, September 18, 2017 3:00 PM
James Mathers Shines a Light on the 2015 DCS Lighting Event
James Mathers with the Digital Cinema Society shares his thoughts on the recent DCS Lighting Event, along with special guests, exhibitors, images from the event and more.
Published on Tuesday, March 24, 2015 9:51 AM
Taking Mystery Out of Green Screen Shooting
Many factors affect the final result of your composite chroma key. By making the right technical and creative choices ahead of time, you can avoid costly mistakes both in time and money! Avoiding these pitfalls can make your key look natural and realistic, unlike what you see typically on your local weather newscasts.
Published on Thursday, November 5, 2015 10:42 AM
5 Tips for Working in High Frame Rates
Do you know how to light when shooting at up to 80,000 frames per second?Learn from Matt Drake and his DP Matt Novello, the team behind Bullet Theory Films. They recently shot a commercial for Sinter Fire Bullets’ frangible ammo. The team wanted to avoid using CGI effects, so they chose to shoot with the Phantom v711 at extremely high frame rates (up to 80,000 fps) to capture the live bullets.
Published on Thursday, February 27, 2014 9:57 AM
Factors to Consider When Choosing the Right Battery For A Drone Mounted Camera
From running around as a kid with a 35mm black and white camera, to renting a camper van and driving through New Zealand for a month while I took pictures of all my surfing adventures, I have always wanted to take my love of nature, people, humanity and technology and bring them together.
Published on Friday, August 19, 2016 1:00 PM
VER Provides Enhanced Environments & More on Marvel Studio's Black Panther
This season’s Marvel Studios mega grosser Black Panther is scoring big at the box office and with audiences. Under the guidance of DP Rachel Morrison’s Gaffer, Dan Cornwall and Lighting Programmer, Elton James, VER provided Enhanced Environments for three sets on the feature, shot at OFS and EUE/Screen Gem Studios in Atlanta.
Published on Friday, March 16, 2018 10:00 AM
The Ultimate Guide to Pre-Production for Producers
The first day of shooting is always an exciting time for cast and crew, but it wouldn’t be possible without the months of pre-production that brought everyone to the set. You’re probably familiar with Edison’s quote about genius being 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration. Think of production as 1% realization and 99% preparation.
Published on Friday, May 17, 2019 10:00 AM
4 Reasons Why Your Video Project Will Have a Minimum Cost
When looking to produce a high-quality video, some people and companies experience sticker shock at how much one will take to produce. This is largely due to the ubiquity of video: because we see it everywhere, there's a misconception that it must be cheap to produce. But like most things in life, you'll get out of it what you put into it.
Published on Friday, October 25, 2019 10:00 AM
7 Key Factors for Choosing a Film School
Film school is an opportunity to sharpen your creative skills and become immersed in your craft. It’s a space to learn the principles and basics of movie making while searching to find your own original voice. As an aspiring filmmaker, being surrounded by your classmates will expose you to countless genres, personalities, and styles. However, with thousands of film schools around the globe, it’s important you pick the right one.
Published on Monday, December 3, 2018 10:00 AM
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