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The Future of Episodic Television: A Working Producer’s Perspective
Everything changes and television is no exception. Online is the new television. The amount of time people spent consuming only video each day jumped 23.3% in 2015 and is set to increase by a further 19.8% in 2016. Advances in technology only boosted this trend with increases in mobile video performance and storage capacities.
Published on Monday, January 11, 2016 11:52 AM
Inside Look into the Reality Television Awards with Executive Producer Kristen Moss
Catch up on what you need to know about the Reality TV Awards from Audio Network's interview with Kristen Moss!
Published on Thursday, May 7, 2015 9:00 AM
An Exclusive Interview with The Motion Picture & Television Fund's Internal TV Station Volunteers
On April 25, The Motion Picture & Television Fund was recognized with the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award at the 2021 Academy Awards. The organization, which supports the entertainment community in times of need, was faced with the difficulty of keeping their LA campus senior residents healthy and physically distant while also finding ways for them to feel connected and pursue creative outlets.
Published on Friday, June 18, 2021 10:00 AM
Humanistic VFX in the Emmy-nominated TALES FROM THE LOOP
Emmy-nominated) VFX work behind Amazon’s neo-futurist fable TALES FROM THE LOOP. Visual effects are of course key to any sci-fi story, but maintaining a balance with the naturalism of this one gave the VFX team more than enough to manage. Supervisor Andrea Knoll (a woman leading the VFX department, not that that should be a novelty anymore!) took point, enlisting the aid of Rodeo FX (Stranger Things 3, Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan) as lead vendor. Over 700 VFX shots comprise a world that feels painterly, humanistic and lived-in yet sharp, tech-forward and brand new.
Published on Monday, October 26, 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
Remote Truck Production: Are We There Yet?
As we slide into August and the dog days of summer, production companies and production personnel keep asking me the same question over and over. That question is: “Are we there yet?” It seems to be the overwhelming theme over the last month doesn’t it? To be honest, I think that the jury is still out. In some areas remote truck production “seems” to be working. Some mobile units are carefully rolling out and taking on new “remote” productions full stream ahead. Other truck owners are still taking a 'wait and see' approach and working in what I call a “hybrid” work model. In the truest sense of the word we are talking remote production but with a lot of caveats.
Published on Tuesday, August 4, 2020 10:00 AM
The RØDECaster Pro: Podcasting for Everyone
As a video producer, you know the difference between shooting a one-person interview and shooting two or more subjects. With multiple subjects, by the time you add more lights, cameras, audio gear, and background setup, you might as well be building a mini-television studio.
Published on Friday, April 5, 2019 10:00 AM
Journalism, Advertising, Screenplays & More: Into the World of Production with Patrick Kilpatrick
Patrick Kilpatrick's entertainment career has spanned more than 170 films and television shows as lead actor, producer, screenwriter, director, and global entertainment teacher- from "Minority Report" with Tom Cruise to "Dark Angel" with Jessica Alba, from the largest production in Public Broadcasting history to the Los Angeles Theater Center with John Goodman and Academy Award-winning British director Tony Richardson in Shakespeare's "Anthony and Cleopatra". He has appeared in over 75 hit TV shows such as "24", "Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman" and all "CSI".
Published on Friday, April 12, 2019 10:00 AM
Storytellers who shaped pop culture: a Chat with Terence Winter
Mr. Winter has earned a richly deserved place in the pantheon of creative and artistic success stories, achieving many of his early Brooklyn-bred goals in his daring and groundbreaking efforts on landmark television programs. As executive producer, Mr. Winter helped change the very landscape of televised episodic drama with THE SOPRANOS, for which he also wrote 25 episodes and earned four Emmys (including one for the oft-cited favorite episode of many fans, "Pine Barrens.") Now guiding the indelible and historic HBO drama series BOARDWALK EMPIRE, Mr. Winter also recently flexed his cinematic muscles with the powerful screenplay for Martin Scorsese's THE WOLF OF WALL STREET. We are honored to have Mr. Winter join with moderator Jill Bernstein of Fast Co. for an intimate one-on-one conversation at NATPE 2014. Moderator(s): Jill Bernstein - Editorial Director, Fast Company Speaker(s): Terence Winter - Creator & Executive Producer, BOARDWALK EMPIRE, HBO
Published on Wednesday, January 29, 2014 2:54 PM
How Non-engineers can Deliver Loudness Compliant Audio Faster Than Real-time
Over the past decade, most of the world has adopted some form of loudness legislation for television. This is wonderful news for casual viewers who understandably hate loud commercials, as well as for the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), which received approximately 1,000 complaints and 5,000 inquiries about excessively loud TV commercials between 2008 and 2012. But, for those who work in television post-production, it can complicate matters somewhat.
Published on Friday, July 24, 2020 10:00 AM
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