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5 Ways for Photographers to Protect and Recover Data
Until they are printed or framed, a photographers actual “products” are digital files held on either a hard drive, SD card, or USB drive. It’s similar for broadcast video files, where they remain hidden away in digital form until displayed on screen. Keeping a massive collection of images or video files on just one storage medium is a recipe for disaster, as accidents and errors do happen. And, photographers that lose their work risk ruining their current customers, reputation and business referrals.
Published on Thursday, April 14, 2016 11:00 AM
Flip the Script: Don't Make These 6 Common Screenwriting Mistakes
Screenwriting is a lot of fun, but there’s a big difference between a professional script and the rough draft of a first-timer. The very best screenwriters are constantly on the lookout for ways to improve their work, and this list is designed to help with that.
Published on Wednesday, September 6, 2017 10:00 AM
Protecting Your Scenes – Tips for Securely Managing and Storing Data
When the production team spends countless hours perfecting a film, and every actor and technical person gave it their all, it’s devastating to experience a technical problem with the footage. Unfortunately, technical problems do occur and can potentially wipe out a lot of great work. However, there are several best practices production groups can deploy to manage the camera’s storage capabilities in order to safely protect footage.
Published on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 10:00 AM
5 Wicked Mistakes to Make While Filming
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.
Published on Wednesday, October 26, 2016 2:39 PM
Review: Blackmagic's Pocket Cinema Camera
Portability meets performance with this itty bitty camera. Videographer, Bradford Hill took the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema camera for a test run, here are his thoughts on the camera's usability.
Published on Monday, March 10, 2014 1:37 PM
6 Ways to Craft a Great Script
When working on a video project, for fun or for a client, it is always a good idea to start the process by drafting a script. A script will give you the structure necessary to turn that single daunting project into multiple smaller, and more digestible goals. It also helps you and your team to stay on track while out on shoots. And as a big added bonus, it shows your clients that you are organized and prepared.
Published on Wednesday, October 5, 2016 11:15 AM
4 Ways to Build and Market Your Portfolio: Rise Above the Noise
Building a successful career in film is no easy feat. Creators must attempt to stay true to their vision while navigating the realities of financing, working with a team, and the ultimate need to create something that has commercial appeal and will turn a profit. The truth of the filmmaker, unfortunately, isn’t optimistic: many want to do it, and most fail, whether it’s from mistakes during production, poor marketing, or even just bad luck and timing.
Published on Friday, December 2, 2016 10:22 AM
Paperless Video Production: Review of the Sony Digital Paper
In the world of video production and filmmaking gear, sometimes it’s not a typical piece of equipment, like a camera or lens, that really changes how we work. For me, the Sony Digital Paper is a new gizmo that has already completely changed my production, and I think it’ll soon sweep through the creative industry.
Published on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 10:00 AM
How to Avoid the 10 Most Frequent Screenwriting Mistakes
Writing is a difficult task, most of the time. You have to be alone, create something with value from all your jumbled thoughts, and you can get stuck staring at a screen for hours. It can be emotionally draining. That means writing a screenplay is enough to be proud of on its own, and the good news is that it gets easier with time. There are some mistakes in particular that all screenwriters make and that you can avoid easily if you’re aware of them.
Published on Friday, December 6, 2019 10:00 AM
A Guide to Creating An Entry-Level Video Production Resume
Whether you are fresh out of college or leaving your internship, chances are that you will want to look for full-time employment soon. The video production industry is a lucrative field with numerous career paths and specializations to choose from.
Published on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 10:00 AM
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