42 blog posts found matching keyword search for: Used TV Equipment in Dearborn
To Buy Camera Equipment or Rent?
It’s a lasting dilemma for film crews, production houses, and freelance camera people: Do I buy camera equipment or rent gear on a case-by-case basis? You may purchase the latest and greatest only to find it sitting on the shelf when the next best thing replaces it a month later. We talked to Pierre Habib of Dunia Films to take some of the mystery out of renting camera equipment.
Published on Monday, September 18, 2017 3:00 PM
In From the Cold — The Tools I Used Shooting the Indie Movie: The Windigo
Ask a Filmmaker of any stature, and they will tell you that they never have enough resources (time, budget, equipment), to devote to any project. It’s certainly true for me shooting indie (read: low budget) features. However, for better or worse, it is an area of the business I’ve come to be known for, movies with budgets between half a million and five million dollars. Over a 40+ year cinematography career, I’ve learned a lot of tricks to squeeze maximum production value and good looking images out of meager budgets, making dimes look like dollars on the screen.
Published on Monday, February 11, 2019 10:00 AM
"Best" in Everything Corporate: Firms, Videos and Equipment
For most people who hear the title "corporate video production", I would imagine that some of the first words that come to mind are boring, dull, stiff, or lame. You'd be surprised to find that some companies are producing corporate videos that are anything, but lame.
Published on Monday, September 21, 2015 11:12 AM
How to Produce a Big-Game TV Ad in 3 Days or Less.
by featured blog contributor, Jeremy PinckertMost Super Bowl ads are exquisitely planned, taking months of pre-production involving the best creative minds in the business. They also are blessed with stratospheric budgets. But what happens when your client calls you to produce something for the big game, and it’s only weeks away? Put down that Ambien, there’s no need to fret - this survival guide can help you rise to the challenge! The University of Notre Dame found out they needed an “institutional message” to air during college football’s BCS title game. This title game was expected to draw over 30 million viewers, becoming the highest-watched sports game in history outside of the Super Bowl. We received a call to see if I could direct the crew and if my company, Explore Media, could produce the entire spot. The caveat? This happened on a Tuesday morning. They needed to shoot by Friday of the same week! If we wouldn’t have had the background tips I’m going to share in this guide, I don’t think there’s any way we would’ve achieved the results.
Published on Friday, January 25, 2013 2:36 PM
London-based VFX house Lexhag Creates Title Sequence for Sky Atlantic’s TV Drama Riviera
In our exclusive Q&A with Visual Effects Director Alexis Haggar, of London-based VFX house Lexhag, he talks about his work regarding the main title sequence for “Riviera,” Sky Atlantic’s new 10 part drama series starring Julia Stiles as the wife of a billionaire who uncovers the dark truth behind her opulent lifestyle.
Published on Tuesday, September 5, 2017 10:46 AM
How Soon Before 64K Post Production? How Much Storage Will that Take?
by Tom CoughlinATTO has long provided important infrastructure technologies for storage supporting companies making digital storage supporting video workflows. At the 2014 IBC the companies equipment was being used in over 50 workflow demonstrations at many partner company exhibits.
Published on Monday, October 6, 2014 10:00 AM
4 Tips for Making the Most out of Your Lighting Setup on the Most Extreme Sets
Lighting is the secret weapon in any production; it sets the scene and tells the audience how they should be feeling with dramatic lighting effects generating intrigue. On lower-budget productions it can also position them and tell them where they are; warmer light with added gels can create a rich chocolate tone to be used in period dramas for example.
Published on Wednesday, November 28, 2018 10:00 AM
What Exactly are Virtual Reality Studios?
Defined as the computer-generated simulation of a three dimensional image or environment via a helmet or other piece of electronic equipment, Virtual Reality is becoming the fastest-growing medium for entertainment. Now virtual reality is joining forces with Hollywood to provide consumers with a brand-new approach to storytelling. With it viewers can wear a special headset or watch via a mobile device and change what they’re looking at, seeing everything that was filmed, in 360 degrees, in real time.
Published on Thursday, May 7, 2015 10:00 AM
Evolve Digital Cinema: Always Pushing the Creative & Technical Envelope
Evolve Digital Cinema has two simple goals - to create the best visual media within their power & to always learn, grow and continue to evolve themselves and their work. Evolve Digital Cinema / IMG is a boutique creative production agency that produces digital film, TV, HD Video, Photography and Graphic Design. With a recent Emmy win for a National Geographic video they created, and collaborating with clients such as Disney, FOX and ESPN, this agency keeps getting better and better!The New Nat Geo Explorers :45 from Evolve Digital Cinema | IMG .
Published on Monday, December 3, 2012 6:39 PM
Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation Editor Eddie Hamilton Makes the Cut
We recently spoke with world-renowned Film and TV Editor, Eddie Hamilton, who worked on making the cuts for Mission Impossible - Rogue Nation. He discusses using Avid Media Composer and facing his own impossible mission of working with a revised deadline, which was moved up five months. Eddie is also known for his work on Kingsman: The Secret Service, X-Men: First Class, Kick-Ass, Kick-Ass 2 and many more.
Published on Tuesday, August 25, 2015 3:24 PM
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