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How to Navigate the Many Landmines of College Sports Production
College sports production is a unique beast. Since schools’ athletic programs (especially football) are often one of their biggest revenue sources, the stakes are high. Meanwhile, during every on-field play or off-field interview, athletes and coaches have scholarships and future career prospects to consider. Anyone on the sidelines behind a camera or a microphone needs to know how to navigate those political dynamics, have superb technical production skills, and maintain up-to-date knowledge of the sport they’re covering. Any misstep could mean an unfilmed play, a botched interview, or a damaged relationship. For the scoop on navigating the many landmines of college sports production I talked to Gwen Brown, who spent over a decade in sports production. Often, she was the only woman on the line, on the sidelines, in the locker room, or in the sports section at the newsroom. Here are the lessons about navigating college sports production she learned the hard way so you don’t have to.
Published on Thursday, June 1, 2017 11:00 AM
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
Tackling Sports from Every Angle: From Scrimmages to Super Bowl 50
Growing up in Colorado sports was always a big part of my life and so was the naturally beautiful and rugged landscape. In fact some of my first memories were driving with my Dad and suddenly pulling the car over to capture an amazing sunset or the wind blowing the snow off the side of a 14k foot peak, perfectly backlit. I developed an appreciation watching for the moments where beautiful light hit the mountain or the river just right.
Published on Monday, February 8, 2016 1:59 PM
Avid Presents a Conversation with Morgan Spurlock at NAB 2015
In this session at NAB, Morgan Spurlock gives insight on his documentary films. He shares what filmmakers can take away from following their dreams, having confidence to follow through and sharing insight on issues going on in the world with our communities.
Published on Monday, April 13, 2015 9:40 PM
Is Producing Sports Like Playing Them? 4 Lessons from Super Bowl 51
The Super Bowl packs enough drama to turn even the most unrepentant non-fan into a super fan for a day. Leading up to the 51st face off, we had the hype, the social media darlings, and the hashtags. Some hoped their team would #RiseUp. Others wondered if theirs would win #OneMore. At the core of all of it was one thing: the story.
Published on Monday, February 13, 2017 10:25 AM
IBC 2013: Second Screen and Social Innovation
by John PokornyPanelists:Daniel Danker, Chief Product Officer of Shazam Dan Biddle, Head of Broadcast Partnerships, Twitter UK Matt Millar, CEO, Tellybug Steve Godman, IMI MobileDaniel Danker: (Left BBC for a career with Shazam)Most people don’t realize Shazam is 10% of all digital music sales in the world right now; and 70 million people a month are using it. It’s a super simple setup. I came on board to grow Shazam for the TV area of the company. Did you know 80% of users Shazam television? It’s not just about pulling your phone out at a Café or nightclub when there is a song you don’t recognize. It is being utilized for a lot more. All of this prompted me to ask a question that is pretty unpopular:“When it comes to second screen, have we been trying to solve a problem that doesn’t really exist?”
Published on Wednesday, September 25, 2013 7:21 PM
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