17 blog posts found matching keyword search for: mountains in Ventura
"Snow Guardians" Immerses Viewers Into their High-Altitude Documentary
Robbie Carman, co owner of post production finishing company Amigo Media and colorist for the documentary “Snow Guardians”, took some time aside to share with us the process of creating such an immensely visual documentary. The doc is based on the life and work of Ski Patrol at several Montana Ski Resorts as well as the Search and Rescue teams that respond to winter emergencies.The visual goal of the “Snow Guardians” crew was to immerse the viewer into the lives of the men and women who take on this challenging high altitude job, while capturing the vast natural beauty of the remote and sometimes inhospitable mountain winter.The documentary is shot using cutting edge motion control time-lapse systems to help show the beauty and the amazing winter weather in Montana’s mountains.
Published on Thursday, July 18, 2013 6:22 PM
Filming in Rio de Janeiro: Tips & Tricks to Help You While Filming On-Location
Looking down over the city from up on the Corcovado or Sugarloaf Mountain, the city and its topography start to make sense. Forested mountains frame the city, just a few blocks back from its most famous beaches. Wedged in between is the upmarket Zona Sul (“South Zone”), spreading from Botafogo in Guanabara Bay, round to Copacabana, west to the chic beaches of Ipanema and Leblon, and up the steep hillsides, where expensive condominiums and favelas sit side by side. Heading north, around the shores of the bay and inland lies the city center and the sprawling northern suburbs. And way out west, along the coast, is Barra da Tijuca, with its Miami-like strip malls, long beaches, and the Olympic Park.
Published on Monday, April 8, 2019 10:00 AM
5 Ways to Make Your Summer Shoot Sizzle
Planning a fun outdoor photo session is a fabulous way to celebrate the arrival of summer! Here are some tips to get great shots for your blog and social media.
Published on Wednesday, July 6, 2016 11:22 AM
4 Must-Have Tips on Successfully Running a Studio & Paving Your Way
In what can be a fickle industry, establishing yourself as a leader in the world of photo production is no small feat. Having paved the way for the photo industry in Brooklyn over ten years ago, Fast Ashleys Studios has grown to become the premiere Photo/Video Studio in the borough. As the studio scene in Williamsburg has boomed, Fast Ashleys has maintained its place as the original mecca for cutting edge photographers, worth making the trek from Manhattan. We asked Studio Director, Michael Abrego, the keys to sustaining a successful studio.
Published on Monday, November 17, 2014 9:23 AM
#AudioVisual Pros Will Stay Ahead of the Curve by Attending the 2015 Audio Video Expo in Denver
For over 20 years, AVX has brought together vendors and professionals from all across the country who specialize in video, sound, broadcast, animation, engineering, and media.
Published on Wednesday, September 30, 2015 9:35 AM
Solo: A Star Wars Story Uses NCAM Real-Time Pre-Visualisation To Inform Production
Solo: A Star Wars Story is the latest addition to the space-fantasy franchise. For this installment, the teams at Lucasfilm and ILM took visual inspiration from Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope to tell a new story of Han Solo’s early adventures.
Published on Friday, October 12, 2018 10:00 AM
Production Designer Hannah Beachler Talks Bringing Wakanda to Life in Black Panther
Production designer Hannah Beachler and director of photography Rachel Morrison, ASC teamed up with director Ryan Coogler for Marvel’s Black Panther. Starring Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, and Lupita Nyong'o, Black Panther tells the story of T'Challa, King of Wakanda, who returns home to find his sovereignty challenged by a long-time adversary. We talked with Hannah about how she brought the world of Wakanda to life.
Published on Thursday, March 8, 2018 10:00 AM
Best Holiday Commercials on our Nice List
by featured blog contributor, Jeremy PinckertAs professionals in the media industry, we tend to view television and online video advertising with a different set of eyes. But just like everyone else, we too get caught up in the emotion and magic of the season. Here’s the best holiday commercials on our “Nice List” for 2012.#5 Apple + Best Buy “Finding Santa”This ad gets props for incorporating the much-maligned Siri and Maps apps in one boy’s search for Santa and the North Pole. Watch to see one of the best payoff shots of the year in this holiday television commercial created by Wunderman:
Published on Tuesday, December 18, 2012 2:27 PM
Top 10 Best Filming Locations in NYC & San Francisco
San Francisco and New York City are essentially roadmaps of instantly recognizable movie locations. The blogosphere is riddled with sites dedicated entirely to cataloging street intersections, seemingly inconspicuous doorways, and iconic spots like the Mrs. Doubtfire house and Katz’s delicatessen. In these two popular film hubs it’s pretty hard­pressed to find a place that hasn’t already been found. We’ve collected some spaces found on the creative online marketplace, Splacer. These places fit the bill for production worthiness, but come without the baggage of productions past.
Published on Monday, August 8, 2016 4:21 PM
Foregoing the Cookie Cutter Approach: Re-Imagining Brand as an Animator
Beckoning from stacks of cereal boxes or spying out from confectionery counters are a cast of mascots that have gone beyond simple representative imagery and become part of the cultural zeitgeist. The refined Mr. Peanut. The Viridescent Jolly Green Giant. And, oh yeah, who could forget The Kool-Aid Man. Everyone knows them. They’ve jumped from packaging to animated series, filmic references, and societal reference points.
Published on Monday, April 23, 2018 10:00 AM
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