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Over the course of the past several years, we’ve seen a number of reports about how the entertainment industry - and filmmaking in particular - has moved beyond L.A. and NYC for a myriad of reasons, ranging from tax incentives to weather to scenery and available crew. Cities such as Atlanta, Chicago, Miami and Denver are just a few that have attracted productions beyond California and New York.
Whether you're shooting an intense sporting event or the next Lifetime movie, selecting the right lens for the job is critical. Directory of Photography Doug Bischoff of BES Studios shares his advice for choosing the right lens for each project and which lenses are his favorite.
In indie filmmaking, overpreparation is the key to success. But as a first-time filmmaker on “Alvin,” there were unavoidable pitfalls that I encountered simply because of my lack of knowledge. While everyone's experience will be different, I hope that my 20/20 hindsight can be helpful to other independent filmmakers.
by featured blog contributor, Jeremy PinckertMost Super Bowl ads are exquisitely planned, taking months of pre-production involving the best creative minds in the business. They also are blessed with stratospheric budgets. But what happens when your client calls you to produce something for the big game, and it’s only weeks away? Put down that Ambien, there’s no need to fret - this survival guide can help you rise to the challenge! The University of Notre Dame found out they needed an “institutional message” to air during college football’s BCS title game. This title game was expected to draw over 30 million viewers, becoming the highest-watched sports game in history outside of the Super Bowl. We received a call to see if I could direct the crew and if my company, Explore Media, could produce the entire spot. The caveat? This happened on a Tuesday morning. They needed to shoot by Friday of the same week! If we wouldn’t have had the background tips I’m going to share in this guide, I don’t think there’s any way we would’ve achieved the results.