17 blog posts found matching keyword search for: aerial media
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
The Future of Digital Media is Getting Personal: Trends to Watch for in 2017
When Nixon and Kennedy squared off during the first televised presidential debate in 1960, it changed American politics forever. Last year brought a similar transformation--this time in the form of unfiltered tweets. The demand for first-person narrative has erupted alongside the powerful consumer technology that drives it, allowing everyday people to become influencers and public figures to leverage their following for political gain. The ways that we produce and consume content are in constant evolution, yet one common theme holds steady: fact or fiction, people want content that feels real.
Published on Thursday, January 19, 2017 9:58 AM
Production Freelance Workers: Boost Your Productivity Through 10 Simple Tricks
Thousands of thoughts are running through a freelancer’s mind during a project. “I need to plan this project to details. How do I get the perfect aerial shot? How do I promote it on social media? Oh snap, I forgot to reply to a message.” Your mind becomes a complete mess and you cannot make sense of all thoughts you get. In other words - you’re utterly distracted and you need to do something about it, since that state of being affects your productivity levels.
Published on Thursday, June 30, 2016 11:48 AM
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
The Secret to Creating a High-Quality Film without the High Price Tag
Whether you’re a filmmaker with a blockbuster budget or you’re more on the indie side, all production teams want to save money. One way to seriously cut down costs — and save time — is by using stock media for certain shots that might otherwise break the bank or be too time-consuming to shoot yourself.
Published on Wednesday, August 8, 2018 10:00 AM
How to Make Sure You're Hiring the Right DP for Your Upcoming Project
The image is now, in the digital age, the most prolific it has ever been. With the advancement in digital cameras, more and more video and photography production can be seen throughout various media, whether broadcast or the web. This is especially important. With social media now being at the forefront of advertising, a cinematographer that understands how to proficiently acquire, produce, and manipulate the image is in a highly regarded position and helps provide a certain look or style to a brand or company. They are able to elevate the production value in any project considerably with their experience and efficiency in the use of their photography arsenal.
Published on Monday, December 7, 2015 3:23 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
"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
The Making of 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier in our Nation's Capital
Captain America: The Winter Soldier, is coming full fledged to theaters April 2014, and nothing screams "America" like our nations capital. The D.C. Office of Motion Picture and Television Development gave us a first hand look at the increase of jobs, city incentives and how in the first time in history, the Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Bridge, was shut down for the filming of a major motion picture.
Published on Monday, December 16, 2013 11:00 AM
8 Questions to Ask Before Shooting a Cinematic Wedding Video with a Drone
If you’re going to use a drone to capture the perfect moment at your next wedding gig, here are a few questions that will keep you out of trouble and your clients happy:
Published on Friday, June 17, 2016 1:00 PM
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