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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
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
How to Pull Compelling Interviews for your Video Masterpieces
As a Producer for more than 30 years, I've interviewed many people, from celebrities (Charlize Theron and the Cast of the Forbidden Planet) to astronauts (Sally Ride); from Little League Baseball Coaches (world-champion Chula Vista coaches) to college Presidents (Dr. Stephen Weber, SDSU); from athletes (John Tomac and Julie Foudy) to movie directors (Sam Raimi); from scientists (J. Craig Venter) to Presidential hopefuls (Hillary Clinton).
Published on Wednesday, December 2, 2015 11:00 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
Video Production for Beginners
Getting started with video production is a daunting task, particularly if you simply have no idea where to begin! Here at Skeleton Productions, we have helped many young producers develop their craft, as well as learn something about it ourselves along the way. In this article therefore, we have compiled some useful tips for budding video producers.
Published on Friday, January 10, 2014 9:00 AM
Top 10 Tips to Keep in Mind When Producing a Corporate Video
Producing corporate videos is a means of driving revenue and telling stories that is still the backbone of many businesses worldwide. There is often the need to show new employees what they will be doing on the job, produce company profiles that have a mission statement and proposition or create a slick one-off video to highlight a new product or service. Broadcast and online commercials are two of the ways in which corporations convey their image to potential customers, and let them know about their services. Event documentation videos can give the viewer an exciting first-person view of a large trade show, or other informational conference. These are just a few of the ways in which companies can reach out to the world, but when you are creating content like this, there are plenty of mistakes you can make along the way.
Published on Monday, September 12, 2016 3:14 PM
How to Convince Your Boss Your Company Needs a Video Strategy
Let me guess, you are the tech savvy, creative type, and an expert in social media. You are here because you are in a bit of a predicament. You already know that to keep up with today’s fast-paced tech trends on your website and social media channels, you need one of those eye-catching explainer videos.
Published on Tuesday, April 26, 2016 11:30 AM
Breaking World Records While Building a Video Team
We all know how powerful a creative video can be. But how do you build the right infrastructure AND the right team to tell your stories in a fresh, compelling way?
Published on Monday, September 14, 2015 4:55 PM
The $500 Video vs the $5000 Video
Multi-Emmy winning freelance 3D/motion graphics artist, Edward Hassenfratz, E.J. for short, who has worked with clients from National Geographic to Amtrak, understands that when it comes to video...you get what you pay for. Here are a few reasons why.
Published on Tuesday, September 8, 2015 1:23 PM
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
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