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4 Reasons Your Video Production Needs a Professional Location Scout
Whether you plan to shoot in a remote scenic landscape or in a tasteful residential home, location scouting for professional video production is a vital component of pre-production. Although location scouting can have a sizable cost, leaving it to a local expert will yield immense dividends in the long run, ensure your production avoids common pitfalls, and help you stay within budget. When we consider locations for professional video production, we take into account four main factors: appearance, availability, accessibility and cost. There are other smaller factors, but we’ll deal with the big hitters in this article.
Published on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 10:00 AM
Landing the Role: On Set of a National PSA for Toyota & Discovery
In this business, it's important to make sure you're getting your name out there. ProductionHUB has helped play an important role in helping me do that as a cinematographer. The ability to bid on jobs has been a great feature, but even better is when a client approaches you because they’ve seen your profile and are interested in hiring you. Instead of a cold email, you’re now getting a direct lead that ProductionHUB did all the work for! Those kinds of leads are great because the client has already vetted your work and is interested in getting a quote from you. This can lead to lasting relationships with new directors, agencies, and production companies.
Published on Friday, November 9, 2018 10:00 AM
Filming in Rio de Janeiro: Tips & Tricks to Help You While Filming On-Location
Looking down over the city from up on the Corcovado or Sugarloaf Mountain, the city and its topography start to make sense. Forested mountains frame the city, just a few blocks back from its most famous beaches. Wedged in between is the upmarket Zona Sul (“South Zone”), spreading from Botafogo in Guanabara Bay, round to Copacabana, west to the chic beaches of Ipanema and Leblon, and up the steep hillsides, where expensive condominiums and favelas sit side by side. Heading north, around the shores of the bay and inland lies the city center and the sprawling northern suburbs. And way out west, along the coast, is Barra da Tijuca, with its Miami-like strip malls, long beaches, and the Olympic Park.
Published on Monday, April 8, 2019 10:00 AM
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
Spooky Creatures Come To Life With Special FX Make Up Artist Antonina Henderson
Special Makeup Artist Antonina Henderson is making a name for herself in the industry by creating elaborate creatures and transforming talent for film, TV and live events. The one-time U.S. Army firefighter turned artist found her calling in college and has since turned her passion into a blossoming career.
Published on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 10:00 AM
In From the Cold — The Tools I Used Shooting the Indie Movie: The Windigo
Ask a Filmmaker of any stature, and they will tell you that they never have enough resources (time, budget, equipment), to devote to any project. It’s certainly true for me shooting indie (read: low budget) features. However, for better or worse, it is an area of the business I’ve come to be known for, movies with budgets between half a million and five million dollars. Over a 40+ year cinematography career, I’ve learned a lot of tricks to squeeze maximum production value and good looking images out of meager budgets, making dimes look like dollars on the screen.
Published on Monday, February 11, 2019 10:00 AM
Aerial Authorizations Get Automated
In the short history of drones, acquiring authorization to fly has been a real hassle. FAA regulations require that you provide advanced notice and be cleared before take off—even for a flight under 400 feet. But a new app called LAANC promises to make life easier for drone pilots and operators who want the freedom to launch with ease at a moment’s notice.
Published on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 10:00 AM
Drone vs. Helicopter for Aerials: Top 5 Scenarios for Each
So you're a Director or Producer who trolls on Vimeo for creative ideas and inspiration. After weeding through a gazillion time-lapse and steadicam videos, you've hit on a school of ridiculously beautiful aerial shots. You keep telling your creative inner self, “We’re gonna find a place for this scene in a project!” Then the perfect project rolls around, and you put the shot into the storyboards and base another 3-4 shots on this visual hook because the ideas is so awesome. And you're super stoked. Then the Buzzkill happens...
Published on Thursday, September 18, 2014 9:40 AM
The Women Behind the Camera: ProductionHUB Exclusive with Innovative Female Filmmakers
The industry continues to grow more and more each year with women filmmakers stepping into critical roles, from directing to camera operation, production design and editing. Each year, ProductionHUB celebrates a few incredible women in the field by highlighting their accomplishments, their stories and advice they have for other women in the industry.
Published on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 10:00 AM
Canon Hosts the Canon Creative Studio
The most unique part about Canon’s activation this year is going to be their lounge, themed “Canon Creative Studio.” It is designed to demonstrate how Canon can help filmmakers in every phase of production. There will also be a number of sponsored education sessions and panel discussions with directors and DPs including a special screening of the film Bending the Light followed by a lively Q&A with Stephen Goldblatt, ASC, BSC, spotlighting the creative process, the craft of cinematography, and the Canon Cinema EOS lenses and cameras that help bring their stories to life (full schedule of events below).
Published on Thursday, January 15, 2015 11:38 AM
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