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The Advantages of Hiring a Local Crew
Much like the growth of video conferencing instead of in-person meetings, hiring local crew for your video projects can make a lot of economic sense, even under the best circumstances. In recent weeks, the argument for hiring local crew for out-of-area video projects has become stronger than ever.
Get an Inside Look at Crew West
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!).
Avoid the Zombie Crew: 7 Ways to Take Care of Your Crew On-Set
Cold eyed they stared at me, moaning softly to themselves as if there was something they wanted to say but they couldn’t quite figure out how to make words work. I knew I had to do something, they needed food and they needed food now or the next thing on the menu might be me!!!
5 Insider Tips for Hiring a Qualified Film Crew
Every year, thousands of hopefuls flock to Los Angeles, Vancouver, and New York with a dream to make it big in the film and television industry. We live in a time where every college student with a phone has become a filmmaker. With so many people to choose from, how hard can it be to hire a professional crew for your production?
4 Tips to Increase Your Crew's Creativity and Productivity
Creative jobs are just about the most fun careers in the world—but they can also be the most challenging. As anyone who works in film can attest to, it can be tough to force creativity when you’re just not feeling it. There are lots of great exercises to boost creativity out there, but it’s not always enough to use short-term tactics. If your team has been trouble getting inspired, then it may be time to think about ways you can boost overall creativity on an ongoing basis.
The Benefits of Working With a [ProductionHUB] Production Manager to Help Crew Your Production
As a video producer, you know that having a strong and reliable crew is essential to the success of your production. But finding the right people for the job can be a daunting task. That's where hiring a production manager comes in.
How to Choose the Right Cast & Crew for Your Next Video Production
What does it take to make a good video? The first thing to do is decide on a goal. It turns into an interesting scenario, and as soon as it is ready, you can start looking for a professional crew, rent equipment, and hire actors. If you want to save time, there are a couple of simple options - hire a team of newbies with just a few clicks or try on the actor's role yourself. But no matter how good your video's production crew is, lousy acting will ruin any project. Therefore, you have to learn a little about the art of casting. Successful casting requires a lot of planning and preparation, both from you and the actors. Let's look for the perfect candidate for the role in your video.
6 Ways to Keep Your New Film Crew Motivated
Let's say your last film production wasn't as successful as you thought it would be. During the shoot, you could tell the crew lacked motivation, so the whole thing really didn't turn out to be something you've imagined at first (even with all the work you've invested during post-production). It's safe to say something was a bit off. You might have missed out on some production tips that would've helped you create a great atmosphere on set. By the way, are you starting a new production anytime soon? In the article below, we'll show you some ways to motivate your new film crew, so that you don't make the same mistakes twice.
How to Make Your Film Set More Comfortable for Crew Members
Making a movie is a huge undertaking. On average, it takes over 100 days to shoot a film. During this time, all kinds of crew members team together for production — everyone from DPs, actors, cosmetologists, to PAs. Some skeleton crews only have 5-10 people. But, big-budget films can have huge crews that come and go on set.
The Future of Production Services: What to Consider When Hiring Crew in 2022
There are so many benefits of production services—taking care of the hiring, coordinator, and other production details—it's no surprise that many companies are starting to take advantage. We sat down with our in-house Production Manager, Jennelle Jordan, to get her biggest takeaways from 2021 and what agencies and content creators should consider when it comes to hiring crew and vendors in 2022.