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The Art of Being a Producer: Balancing Creativity and Business
Producers are rare beings. They are masters at both the wild, creative and fantastical side of filmmaking AND the cold, calculated and financial side, too. These two objectives seem like they're totally at odds, but their relationship is actually a lot more straightforward. Just keep a few key things in mind if you're intent on being a producer who can move from creative mode to business mode and back again.
Published on Monday, September 23, 2019 10:00 AM
The Future of Episodic Television: A Working Producer’s Perspective
Everything changes and television is no exception. Online is the new television. The amount of time people spent consuming only video each day jumped 23.3% in 2015 and is set to increase by a further 19.8% in 2016. Advances in technology only boosted this trend with increases in mobile video performance and storage capacities.
Published on Monday, January 11, 2016 11:52 AM
Craft Service: The Most Important Line Item On a Small Budget
So you're making a movie. You read all the books, watched the DVDs, maybe got a degree, or you learned things “the hard way,” by trial and error. You’re a master, or maybe not. You went on a vision quest and the film gods granted you a story to tell. It’s gonna be your breakthrough project. For whatever reason, you decided to make a movie, short or long, cheap or expensive, and you’ve assembled a crew of competent specialists. I used to believe in the auteur theory, and creatively, I still do, but that doesn’t mean you literally do all the heavy lifting alone. No matter how many heads are present (and how many hats they’re wearing), filmmaking is a team effort.
Published on Monday, February 19, 2018 10:00 AM
Oscar Nominated Female Filmmaker Jessica Sanders Talks VFX-Heavy Short Film "End of the Line"
Oscar-nominated, Sundance and Cannes winning director/filmmaker Jessica Sanders talked to ProductionHUB about the challenges of breaking into the production industry and gave a behind-the-scenes look at her film, End of the Line, which premiered at Sundance earlier this year.
Published on Friday, September 14, 2018 11:42 AM
Producer & Cinematographer Brandon Riley Takes a Bite Out of Retro Horror with New Film Slice
A new film, now available on VOD and in select theaters right in time for Halloween, “Slice” from A24 and director Austin Vesely, follows some of the best supernatural beings we know and love - from ghosts and witches to werewolves. One of the main factors that went into crafting the look for the film is cinematographer Brandon Riley, best known to audiences as the cinematographer of HBO’s “The Shop” and several of Chance the Rapper's music videos. We talked to Riley about his work on the film, A24, working with Austin and Chance and more.
Published on Monday, October 8, 2018 10:00 AM
How to Pull Compelling Interviews for your Video Masterpieces
As a Producer for more than 30 years, I've interviewed many people, from celebrities (Charlize Theron and the Cast of the Forbidden Planet) to astronauts (Sally Ride); from Little League Baseball Coaches (world-champion Chula Vista coaches) to college Presidents (Dr. Stephen Weber, SDSU); from athletes (John Tomac and Julie Foudy) to movie directors (Sam Raimi); from scientists (J. Craig Venter) to Presidential hopefuls (Hillary Clinton).
Published on Wednesday, December 2, 2015 11:00 AM
Interview with Emmy Nominated Editor on Mrs. America
Editor Robert Komatsu just received an Emmy nomination for editing the pilot episode of Mrs. America titled "Phyllis." Aside from this nomination, Mrs. America received nine other Emmy nominations for Outstanding Limited Series, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie (Cate Blanchett), Outstanding Supporting Actress for a Limited Series or movie (Tracey Ullman, Margo Martindale, Uzo Uduba), among others.
Published on Wednesday, August 26, 2020 10:00 AM
It Takes a Tech Village to Make VR
Sabya Clarke, VR director, writer and producer shares her experience making the VR cinematic experience, To Patch A Broken Star (2018).
Published on Friday, January 26, 2018 9:30 AM
How to Deliver Your Film with Tips and Tricks that Actually Work
You’re at the one-yard line: You’ve locked down a sales company or distributor and they now want you to deliver the film and all of its elements for International sales/distribution. What comes next is the seemingly little-known, final gauntlet of your film's journey: delivery.
Published on Wednesday, January 27, 2021 10:00 AM
Independent Filmmaking in the Time of COVID
Film shoots are slowly returning after months of being shut down due to the coronavirus crisis. With the return of film shoots comes new budget line items to deal with COVID-19. These costs include additional personnel, new equipment, medical testing, and lots of sanitization. In addition to the added direct costs, there are indirect increases in costs due to slower work and increased shooting time. The additional costs of regulatory compliance can be incredibly difficult for independent film productions.
Published on Thursday, October 22, 2020 10:00 AM
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