23 blog posts found matching keyword search for: Production Assistants in Nevada
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?
Published on Monday, May 8, 2017 6:45 PM
The Magic of Sports Production: Taking Sports Production and Viewers to a Whole New Level
Over the years I have had the opportunity to work with some of the best and brightest minds in sports production. Everybody involved in the production side of things has brought their own unique style and expertise to the table - outstanding producers and directors, technical directors, audio engineers with mad skills, rock solid camera ops, and dare I say hundreds of other technicians, grips, and production assistants, and just a lot of other people that make great sports productions happen. But all of the people I have just mentioned whether they were part of a big crew, or of just a crew of two have one thing in common.
Published on Monday, February 5, 2018 11:00 AM
Lessons Learned: First Impressions for New Sound Mixers
I'd like to take a couple of minutes to run down a few tips for new location sound mixers. These are observations learned in over more than 30 years in both broadcast and location sound. These are not technical tips. Rather, they are lessons that I've received that made me a more professional, team oriented and in demand mixer.
Published on Monday, October 12, 2020 10:00 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
Anton/Bauer, Litepanels & OConnor Keep The Americans Camera Dept on the Move
The camera crew behind the hit FX TV series The Americans chose Vitec Videocom brands to support the production through its second season. The show’s cinematographer Richard Rutkowski, and camera assistants Brendan K. Russell and Rory Hanrahan, rely on Anton/Bauer batteries and chargers, Litepanels LED lights, and OConnor fluid heads and tripods for their reliability and durability during stage and location shoots, which helps keep the show on pace and on budget.
Published on Thursday, May 22, 2014 3:05 PM
Best cities to live and work as a moviemaker
Hollywood has always been a-dream-come-true for all those involved in the film industry. Making it in Hollywood equals success, an impressive career, and ample opportunities to achieve your long-desired goals. However, some other locations rightfully deserve the reputation of being among the best cities to live and work as a moviemaker. We have chosen a few of these to give you a hint. After you study the list, packing and moving your film equipment to one of these cities might seem like the right thing to do.
Published on Friday, June 26, 2020 10:00 AM
5 Insider Tips for Hiring a Qualified Film Crew
Every year, thousands of hopefuls flock to Los Angeles, Vancouver, and New York with a dream to make it big in the film and television industry. We live in a time where every college student with a phone has become a filmmaker. With so many people to choose from, how hard can it be to hire a professional crew for your production?
Published on Tuesday, March 29, 2016 11:00 AM
Why Trading in Your Gear Can Help You Upgrade Your Work
Between new gear upgrades and the latest releases, keeping up with the latest technology and equipment can bring serious demand on your budget. But finding a way to easily upgrade your gear — and to trade it in for a new and improved system — can make the difference in your output.
Published on Thursday, September 13, 2018 10:03 AM
The Video Resume: 5 Examples of Good and Bad Ways to Execute Them
Believe it or not, the idea of a video resume is not at all novel. They have been around for a while; however, they have not been popular with mainstream hiring practices. Yet for the Production industry, it appears that video resumes are becoming a growing trend.
Published on Monday, February 15, 2016 11:00 AM
Budgeting & Scheduling: What the Smallest Productions Can Learn from the Biggest
Gear failures, budget busters, scheduling snafus-video productions are rife with opportunities for things to go wrong. Whether you’re putting together your first small shoot or the 100th episode of a major television program, some scheduling and budgeting tricks can make any production smoother. We asked CrewCloud Manager Ashley LaRocque-formerly a post supervisor for network TV-to share some simple but hard-earned wisdom on ways to save time, money, and headaches.
Published on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 10:00 AM
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