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by Crew Connection We work with crews all over the world and always vet them to make sure our clients get the best. One of those is Crew West. The company treats smaller shoots with the same level of service as the big ones and also has one of the best time-lapse guys in the business. We talked with Michael Barcless, a Managing Assignment Editor for Crew West/Sat West. Barcless is a producer by trade and in addition to staffing shoots and providing cameras and formats, he covers MLB and the NFL (go Cardinals!).
Seasoned producers get into a rhythm. Before they even set up a project, they have a decent idea of how long the project will take, how much money they’ll spend, and the team they want on the job. But make that shoot international and you’re sure to throw off even the most experienced professional. That said, hiring international crews doesn’t have to be a painful experience.
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.
Brides and grooms have their hearts, minds, time, and money invested in their wedding day. They also have complicated family dynamics to contend with during an event that represents one of the biggest transitions in their lives. It’s a BFD.
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.
Web series, Model Wife, is a great example of how many in the industry are branching out and capitalizing on the availability and DIY-ness of web video. Model Wife was created, written and produced by Cory Cavin, Bill Grandberg and Josh Lay. It's a comedic web series about a normal guy, his supermodel wife and their two neighbors. After meeting Cory and Josh while working on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and becoming fast friends and a fan of their work, Edmond Hawkins jumped at the chance to direct an episode. Six episodes and one year later, and he’s still at it.
Every year, video content is at the top of the marketing mix wish list, but it has yet to become a mainstream marketing tactics achievable by most brands and advertisers. By the time Q4 comes around, marketers plan to delegate money from the budget to video for the next year, but those videos rarely get made. Or if they do, video content is only produced for a month or two and forgotten like the rest of your New Year’s Resolutions.
With so many blogs out there, we found five top blogs any video production professional should have bookmarked on their laptop & mobile devices. These blogs can help you increase knowledge in the video production realm whether inside the classroom, live on set or both.
As a corporate video producer, the customer testimonial video is one of the most often-requested types of video from clients. Most companies have a need for testimonial content since it adds valuable social proof to their product or service and gives them a chance to shine a spotlight on their happy customers.After creating plenty of great customer testimonials (and, let’s be honest, a few average ones) I’ve learned a few things about what works and what doesn’t. Here are five tips to help you nail your next testimonial project.
With so many video production blogs popping up literally everyday, it's difficult to know which ones are worth reading and which ones you can trust to actually provide you with worthwhile content. Awhile ago, we put together a list of 5 Best Blogs for Video Production, but we have a few more to add to our list now. Instead of googling or scrolling through lists upon lists of blogs, we've created a go-to list for you.