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Ultimately, as filmmakers we would all rather spend our time & energy doing something creative rather than tearing our hair out putting in long hours to “fix” the problems incurred during production. That being said, this is a list of tips we’ve compiled over the years to help streamline both your production and post-production.
Picture this, you get home from a grueling shoot and realize to your red-faced chagrin that you have absolutely nothing to work with. The audio is shoddy, the shots are overexposed, the focus is wrecked... Whatever it is, you’ve botched the project and you may never get a second chance to fix it.
Monster 500, the post-apocalyptic mega-race is on, and animation/visual effects studio Clockwork VFX is the creative winner. The studio teamed with agency Rotter Creative Group and Toys "R" Us to launch the new Monster 500 brand. The result is an engaging minute-long spot consisting of beautifully detailed 3D animation. With 13 team members working for five weeks to complete the complex animation sequences, Clockwork’s creative skills, particularly their lighting, texturing and rendering capabilities -- were tested. Learn what equipment was used when creating their winning spot, along with industry trends, a partnership with Xbox and much more from Clockwork’s Creative Director/Co-Founder Jason Tomlins.
Over the last three decades, I have served as both a Camera Operator on various shoots in San Diego and as a Video Editor. It is good to have experience in both realms because as an Editor you know what to shoot, and as a Shooter you keep in mind all the shots that the Editor will want. “Tape is cheap” is an adage popular during the digital tape days meaning that the camera operator shouldn’t feel constrained about shooting a lot of footage. Strive to be the camera op whose every clip is usable.
Many factors affect the final result of your composite chroma key. By making the right technical and creative choices ahead of time, you can avoid costly mistakes both in time and money! Avoiding these pitfalls can make your key look natural and realistic, unlike what you see typically on your local weather newscasts.
Without question, the ability to make your own videos has never seemed easier and it’s easy to purchase what you need to make a video. So why hire someone if you can do it yourself? Well, there are quite a few reasons why you want to hire a professional. And I’m here to help outline them for you. So before you grab a camera and head off to dreams of Technicolor glory, here are a few guidelines.
You might think video production is all about, well, video, but sound connects an audience to what they are seeing. It adds emotion, supports the visuals, and every edit cut and it defines the overall mood and tone of your narrative.
Executive Producer & Owner of Shalalala Productions, Robert Lee, shares a few pre-production tips, a few don'ts to avoid and how budgeting and timeline work into planning.
Something I’ve learned in the 30+ years I have been involved in the video production industry is this - It’s better to wear many hats than one.
According to statistics, more video content is uploaded every 30 days, than all the video created by three major U.S. Networks combined in the last 30 years! If we turn our focus to online platforms like YouTube, the numbers continue to impress. What’s more, is that anyone can start uploading videos. All they need is an internet connection and a recording device.