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Renting Vs Owning Production Gear
For me personally, I actually got into this business out of being a gear head. As a kid I always collected things like comic books, card collections, and even stamps. Don’t tease me for that last one. There was a huge sense of pride as I was acquiring, playing with, and caring for these collections. Back in college when I became more serious about shooting video, the idea of collecting camera equipment was no different. A sense of excitement overtook me as I added another lens, pelican case, or light. Each piece of gear not only allowed me to learn a new technique, but it offered me a new creative experience too. Years later when I started Image Brew, I fortunately learned early on that owning equipment allowed me to be more flexible and billable by offering different options and tools to my clients. But we’ll get back to that later.
Published on Wednesday, October 7, 2020 10:00 AM
The Essential Movie Equipment List for Getting Great Moving Shots on Your Next Project
Don’t wait until post-production to solve problems that should be addressed in pre-production. Hasty planning can often result in expensive reshoots. Making sure you have the right gear on-set can save you precious time and money. Of course, you’re going to put a lot of thought into the technical aspects of your production, like which camera, lighting kits, and sound equipment you’ll need. But when you’re planning your movie equipment rental, it’s essential to consider the accessories that will complement such gear. According to many crew and producers whom we’ve worked with over the years, renting the following items often resulted in the smoothest productions.
Published on Monday, February 3, 2020 10:00 AM
The Ultimate Guide to Pre-Production for Producers
The first day of shooting is always an exciting time for cast and crew, but it wouldn’t be possible without the months of pre-production that brought everyone to the set. You’re probably familiar with Edison’s quote about genius being 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration. Think of production as 1% realization and 99% preparation.
Published on Friday, May 17, 2019 10:00 AM
DP Claudia Raschke Talks Shooting the RBG Documentary
At the age of 85, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has developed a lengthy legal legacy while becoming an unexpected pop culture icon. But the unique personal journey of her rise to the nation's highest court has been largely unknown, even to some of her biggest fans – until now. RBG explores Ginsburg's life and career. DP Claudia Raschke answers a few questions about working on the film.
Published on Thursday, May 10, 2018 10:00 AM
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