10 blog posts found matching keyword search for: Unmanned in Santa Barbara
Drone Services Are More Accessible Than Ever. What's Next?
Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are taking over the skies. They’re being used for everything from “reality capture” (as detailed for businesses to sheer enjoyment by hobbyists. As regulations become clearer and equipment grows increasingly affordable and user-friendly, the production industry is taking up its fair share of the sky, too. More video crews than ever are certified to fly small UAVs for commercial purposes. For more on what this means for both production crews and clients looking to hire drone services, we talked to Ryan Goble, Senior DP and FAA-certified drone pilot at Running Pony.
Published on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 11:00 AM
Factors to Consider When Choosing the Right Battery For A Drone Mounted Camera
From running around as a kid with a 35mm black and white camera, to renting a camper van and driving through New Zealand for a month while I took pictures of all my surfing adventures, I have always wanted to take my love of nature, people, humanity and technology and bring them together.
Published on Friday, August 19, 2016 1:00 PM
Say "I Do" to these Pro Wedding Videography Tips
With wedding season upon us, knowing the basics of shooting a successful cinematic wedding is a must have on any production pro's registry. Learn some quick tips on your way to the chapel that might help you catch the perfect shot, right alongside the bouquet or garder!
Published on Monday, June 16, 2014 2:48 PM
#Trending At This Year's NAB Show: Drones, VR, Live Streaming & More
At the 2016 NAB Show, from April 16 - 21 in Las Vegas, many companies eagerly displayed all kinds of new gadgets and technology, promising a very successful, game-changing year for the broadcast media industry. This show signaled how much technology is changing - and more so, how content consumers are planning to keep up.
Published on Monday, April 25, 2016 3:32 PM
Remote-controlled Vehicles and the Roles They Play on the Silver Screen
Whilst computer-generated special effects and stunt driving make for impressive watching, remote-controlled vehicles allow filmmakers to push the boundaries of what is possible to create bigger, bolder and more elaborate scenes.
Published on Tuesday, August 16, 2016 11:18 AM
Aerial Authorizations Get Automated
In the short history of drones, acquiring authorization to fly has been a real hassle. FAA regulations require that you provide advanced notice and be cleared before take off—even for a flight under 400 feet. But a new app called LAANC promises to make life easier for drone pilots and operators who want the freedom to launch with ease at a moment’s notice.
Published on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 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
Canon Hosts the Canon Creative Studio
The most unique part about Canon’s activation this year is going to be their lounge, themed “Canon Creative Studio.” It is designed to demonstrate how Canon can help filmmakers in every phase of production. There will also be a number of sponsored education sessions and panel discussions with directors and DPs including a special screening of the film Bending the Light followed by a lively Q&A with Stephen Goldblatt, ASC, BSC, spotlighting the creative process, the craft of cinematography, and the Canon Cinema EOS lenses and cameras that help bring their stories to life (full schedule of events below).
Published on Thursday, January 15, 2015 11:38 AM
IBC 2017: The “Must See” List
There are a lot of IBC preview lists (including our own) but I wanted to wait until the last minute so I could get you some of the latest info about IBC. So now, with IBC here, it is a perfect time to check out some of the latest gear that will be on display in the exhibition halls in Amsterdam. It is true that almost nothing beats actually getting on the floor to get some hands on time with the new stuff. But sometimes you just can’t get there. We get it. So if you can’t be there, don’t worry, ProductionHUB has you covered. But don’t think we are going to stop there. We plan to continue on extensive coverage during, and after IBC too. Make sure you are checking out the latest show updates on IBCHUB.com. Let’s Go!
Published on Friday, September 15, 2017 8:01 AM
5 Essential Questions Producers Should Ask Drone Operators
Here’s a HUGE issue that my contemporaries and I see all too often. Productions just know that they “need a drone” and lump all UAV’s into the same category. Now pay attention class because this is important: What you need is a skilled and licensed pilot/company that has the correct camera/drone/team combination for your production.
Published on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 10:00 AM
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