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Bring Your Production Career Back From the Dead with These 12 Tips
From couch-surfing to sets like Walking Dead and Quantico, it takes grit. It takes determination. It takes an unwavering, fierce passion for the film industry to stay on top of producer’s minds. And, being a certified Apple Tech sure can’t hurt, either. At least according to JC Conklin, whose recent credits included Director’s Assistant on Walking Dead and Office Assistant, then Runner on ABC’s Quantico.
Published on Tuesday, November 17, 2015 4:04 PM
Changing Direction: Winging My Way Into The World of Entertainment
Ever since I was a kid, I loved to act. I used to put on plays in the basement of my childhood home and by “put on”, I mean I was the Director, Actor, Producer, Costume Designer, Production Assistant, you name it. This was a stage play, but when a camcorder was involved, I guess you could say I was the Director of Photography, but I think my skills might have been lacking in that department at that age. Although my father was more qualified, I handed that role over hesitantly as he knew nothing about the arts and this “show” (who are we kidding, all of them) was destined for Hollywood.
Published on Wednesday, December 23, 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
Cannes Lions Winning Editor Ernie Gilbert Talks Creative Strategy Behind 'This is America' Music Video
Director/Editor Ernie Gilbert has a pretty outstanding track record when it comes to his stint in the industry — including assistant editing on Emmy, Golden Globe and Peabody award-winning shows like Baskets (FX), Atlanta (FX), and Barry (HBO). He has also worked with some of the largest ad agencies in the world and brands like Jordan, DirectTV, Banana Republic, Reebok, American Eagle and Fox Sports. In addition to his film work, he has edited music videos for the likes of John Legend, Trippie Red, 2 Chainz, Schoolboy Q, Linkin Park, Portugal the Man and Shawn Mendes. In 2018, Ernie was nominated for a VMA for best editing on Childish Gambino's "This is America," which has over 500 million YouTube views.
Published on Wednesday, August 28, 2019 10:00 AM
In Review: The Sony FS7II Delivers When It Really Counts!
First off, let me preface this review by saying nothing brings me more joy than getting a camera to try out and review. Some of the cameras I get are good and others are (in my mind) fantastic, great and all that. The Sony FS7II falls squarely in the second category. The second and maybe the more important set of questions are simple. I always ask myself, what would make me want to buy this camera? Secondly, what would compel (you) want to go out and buy this camera? Lastly, when it is all said and done, does it fit into what I am doing production-wise?
Published on Thursday, December 28, 2017 10:00 AM
WOMEN TO WATCH: POWERFUL WOMEN IN THE PRODUCTION INDUSTRY MAKING A SIGNIFICANT IMPACT
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.
Published on Monday, March 12, 2018 10:00 AM
Why Every Director Needs an AD
above: Chicago-based AD Stephanie Clemonsby featured blog contributor, Jeremy PinckertAs the Velvet Underground famously sang, “I’m Beginning to See the Light.” Or at least a recent project I was slated to Direct forced me to turn my eyes even more towards a light to which I’ve already been headed. Irregardless, now that I’ve had a look? I ain’t ever going back. Our client, Go RVing, needed a wide-range of marketing video content for Broadcast and Web use, and they brought me in to direct a 4-day shoot on Michigan’s West Coast. The first day was all interviews with actual users telling their unscripted stories to camera. The second and third days involved shooting eight different scenic broll situations with 20+ talent members in various camping situations. The fourth day was a practice in planning, logistics, and highway patrol as we shot seven vehicles on a large stretch of a US highway, through rolling vineyards and driving on wooded country roads.
Published on Wednesday, September 18, 2013 6:08 PM
Tribeca Film Festival Forum
by Nina StreichA new highlight at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival was the two-day Forum about “Growing Your Festival Brand” moderated by former TFF Executive Director, Nancy Schafer.
Published on Friday, April 26, 2013 5:01 PM
A Conversation with Anastas Michos ASC, Cinematographer of Netflix's upcoming teen rom-com sequel The Kissing Booth 2
Cinematographer of The Kissing Booth 2, Anastas Michos has worked on many renowned film and television projects, including The First Purge, Quantico, Motherless Brooklyn (DOP, 2nd unit), Death to Smoochy, Mona Lisa Smile, and the upcoming graphic-novel based film The Empty Man -- to name a few.
Published on Friday, July 24, 2020 1:00 PM
Learn Cameras with ARRI Academy
ARRI Academy offers a wide range of training courses to help users of all abilities to gain hands-on knowledge of ARRI products and workflows and build their on-set confidence. We sat down with Art Adams, and experienced camera operator and DP, to talk about the upcoming ARRI Academy crash course he's teaching.
Published on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 10:00 AM
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