19 blog posts found matching keyword search for: Steadicam Crew in Mesa
Jon Beattie, Steadicam Operator for Pharrell's, “24 Hours of Happy”
What does it take to create the world’s first 24 hour music video? A kickass crew of creatives and no time for second takes, that’s what. Pharrell’s “24 Hours of Happy” music video has been shared, watched and danced to all across the web, and the fact that it was shot in just 10 days deserves a bit of a happy dance all on its own. Catch up with Jon Beattie, Steadicam Operator of the music video and learn his trick, tips and advice on being part of such an unforgettable project.
Published on Friday, December 13, 2013 1:00 PM
Camera Stabilization & Specialization: An Emerging Trend in Video Production
From digital cameras to 8K workflows, video and sports production have been in a seemingly constant state of evolution. Veteran Steadicam operator and production specialist Alan Lennox has worked on everything from the Olympics to feature films and television episodes with new camera technology for decades.
Published on Wednesday, August 14, 2019 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
How to Make Your Brand Promotional Video Work Harder
You've got an idea, a script and already weighing out your options for casting and crew. But will your promotional video turn out to be a triumph or a flop? Planning on how to use the video and what the goals are can drastically change the outcome and effectiveness this video has on your brand. Here are a few things to think about when planning your video.
Published on Monday, June 25, 2018 10:00 AM
The Essential Movie Equipment List for Getting Great Moving Shots on Your Next Project
Don’t wait until post-production to solve problems that should be addressed in pre-production. Hasty planning can often result in expensive reshoots. Making sure you have the right gear on-set can save you precious time and money. Of course, you’re going to put a lot of thought into the technical aspects of your production, like which camera, lighting kits, and sound equipment you’ll need. But when you’re planning your movie equipment rental, it’s essential to consider the accessories that will complement such gear. According to many crew and producers whom we’ve worked with over the years, renting the following items often resulted in the smoothest productions.
Published on Monday, February 3, 2020 10:00 AM
Setting the (Horror) Scene: Discover the Production On Set of Gothic Harvest
As with any horror film, the end result once it hits screens is absolutely jaw-dropping, bone-chilling and more. But what happens behind-the-scenes? Cue DP, Dan Kneece, and the rest of the production team. We spoke exclusively with the the Director of Photography to find out just what it takes to bring a horror film to life.
Published on Friday, March 2, 2018 10:00 AM
Station22 Helps Showcase the Tom Bradley International Terminal Transformation with Blackmagic URSA
When Westfield Corporation and Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) wanted to create promotional videos documenting the TBIT’s transformation and showcasing the new terminal, they required an L.A. based production facility that would deliver on the same level of high quality standards. They turned to Noah Clark, owner of Station22, a full service video production and post production company located in Los Angeles offering scripting, storyboarding, casting, shooting, editing, mixing, voice over, color correction and visual effects.
Published on Thursday, July 16, 2015 1:01 PM
Cinematographer Greg Middleton Talks Multi-Award Nominated HBO Series Watchmen
HBO American superhero drama limited television series Watchmen has racked up plenty of awards buzz with nominations for the Satellite Awards, Critics' Choice Awards, Art Directors Guild, Costume Designers Guild, and Writers Guild Awards, to name a few.
Published on Friday, May 22, 2020 10:00 AM
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
Paving the Way for Women in Production
Eighty two film industry professionals stand in protest to represent what they describe as pervasive gender inequality in the film industry at Cannes on May 12, 2018. Since the Cannes Festival was created, 82 films directed by women have been included in the official competition, while 1,645 films directed by men were selected.
Published on Friday, June 1, 2018 10:00 AM
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