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The production industry is always evolving, from new ways to film to breakthroughs in production technology, with many women spearheading initiatives that impact the industry and set changes in motion. For the second year in a row, we are thrilled to present a few of our favorite "Women to Watch" — women who are constantly inspiring and reaching new ceilings in an industry that was previously male-dominated.
The culinary industry is one everyone takes part in – even if they’re in the dining room instead of the kitchen. Everyone appreciates good food, and this means food-related companies are in high demand. Restaurants, catering organizations, specialty food stores, and even the mom-n-pop grocery store plays a role in keeping stomachs full.
Asking how much to budget for a video production project is like asking how much to budget for building a house. A house can be built for $100K or $10M or anywhere in between...it's all in the details. Likewise, the creative and production value of a video can drive the budget of any particular project. Oftentimes, many businesses have to work within a limited budget to shoot a video that has high-quality production value and effectively engages with an audience.
Whether you're shooting a low-budget feature, a Hollywood blockbuster, or a commercial for a local business, creating and managing a budget is crucial for your production. It's important to start budgeting your productions from the get-go because it can help inform some of your creative decisions. For productions that have a large crew, it’s especially important to have a production budget so that you can pay your cast and crew in a timely manner. There’s no better way to burn bridges and tarnish good relationships than not paying on schedule.
What makes a great horror film? Suspense, eerie music, dim lighting... the list can go on and on. Orange St. Films, a full-service, video production company started in 2008, with clients all over the world, has perfectly executed horror with the latest film - The Terrible Two. Writer/Director Billy Lewis took us behind-the-scenes of how Orange St. Films put together a production, from everything to location, production crew, casting, and even promotion.
The sheer amount of waste we experience daily on film productions is shocking. Huge volumes of wood thrown into dumpsters after a day’s use. Food from catering disposed of rather than sent to food banks. Hundreds of plastic water bottles, many barely consumed, end up in large plastic bags never to be recycled.
If you’ve been working in production for one year or ten, you know how frustrating (and expensive!) it can be for a shoot to run over the production schedule. It can happen for a million reasons: wardrobe not fitting, makeup taking longer than people thought, batteries dying or gear getting lost. It’s easy to hope for a perfectly run set, but it’s harder to actually pull it off. In order to cultivate a positive environment where everyone is working efficiently and prevent production delays, here are five things we practice on Mighteor sets that we recommend to everyone:
You might think video production is all about, well, video, but sound connects an audience to what they are seeing. It adds emotion, supports the visuals, and every edit cut and it defines the overall mood and tone of your narrative.
In what can be a fickle industry, establishing yourself as a leader in the world of photo production is no small feat. Having paved the way for the photo industry in Brooklyn over ten years ago, Fast Ashleys Studios has grown to become the premiere Photo/Video Studio in the borough. As the studio scene in Williamsburg has boomed, Fast Ashleys has maintained its place as the original mecca for cutting edge photographers, worth making the trek from Manhattan. We asked Studio Director, Michael Abrego, the keys to sustaining a successful studio.
Large production companies have access to state-of- the-art technology, teams of professionals, and a wide customer base. As a small production business, you want to avoid competing with larger companies and focus on your strengths. Smaller, service-based event management or production businesses can offer personal, quality customer service unmatched by their bigger competition.