42 blog posts found matching keyword search for: props in California
6 Key Aspects to Consider When Budgeting for Your Film
For people who are new to the world of video production, and what goes into producing a high quality piece of work, it can be a little surprising how much planning is involved. Sarah Hickey, creative director and founder of Melbourne based film and video production company Monster & Bear, helped to break down some of the key aspects of pre-production to help with the smooth sailing of your project once on set.
Published on Friday, January 8, 2021 10:00 AM
10 Tips for Effectively Styling a Set
If you are a Props Stylist, Set Designer, Production Manager or simply working on a production where you need to consider the look and budget for a set, then this top ten will help steer you in the right direction. I have compiled them using my experience from over the last decade or so as a stylist working in TV, Advertising, Film and Fashion. Along the way I've built up some shrewd skills in how to save money and time without losing out on the quality or look of the production.
Published on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 10:08 AM
Go-To Halloween Costumes for Film and Video Geeks
We don’t know if it’s the crisp weather, the pumpkin-flavored beer, or the fact that we just enjoy digging up props reminiscent of days on set- whatever it is, it’s no secret many video production pros & tech geeks LOVE Halloween. Marlon Heimerl of HalloweenCostumes.com is the go-to person for costume ideas & DIY inspirations that may tickle your funny bone. Take a look at the list!
Published on Wednesday, October 29, 2014 11:20 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
Pro Food Styling Tips for Photographers and Content Creators
A quick introduction to myself, I am the content creator behind GenniferRose.com, a California foodie and lifestyle blog. My educational background includes a bachelor's degree in marketing, and then a follow-up associates degree in visual merchandising and styling.
Published on Monday, September 28, 2020 10:00 AM
How to Handle Filmmaking on a Budget
As a filmmaker, especially a student filmmaker, it can be a huge struggle to scrape together the funds needed to be able to create a film — it doesn’t matter on the length.
Published on Tuesday, October 22, 2019 10:00 AM
"Your Daily Horoscope" Quibi Series Edited in Adobe Creative Cloud
Quibi and the ATTN: team are gearing up to debut the new "Your Daily Horoscope” daily animated series. Taye Shuayb, VP of Production at ATTN, and team, which includes designers, animators, compositors and editors, counts on Adobe to edit and deliver 12 minutes of animation everyday using a combination of Photoshop, Character Animator, After Effects, and Premiere Pro.
Published on Monday, August 10, 2020 10:00 AM
Oliver Hollis-Leick on Motion Capture Demands & its Future
Oliver Hollis-Leick, the Founder of The Mocap Vaults, is a 13-year mocap acting veteran who has worked on over 80 video game and movie titles, with roles in such films as “Iron Man 2,” “Stardust,” “Total Recall,” “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix,” “Godzilla,” “Hercules,” “Fred Clause,” among many others. Hollis-Leick shares his thoughts about the specific creative skills motion capture demands and how software tools like iPi Motion Capture is helping change how motion capture content is created.
Published on Thursday, August 13, 2015 10:00 AM
How to Host the Best Oscar Party Ever
People in the production industry come in many varieties. But what we all have in common is that we never miss the Oscars… or a party. From thrilling recipes to dramatic decor, here are some star-studded ideas for your real life supporting cast to enjoy the Oscars.
Published on Friday, February 28, 2014 11:20 AM
8 Questions to Ask Before Shooting a Cinematic Wedding Video with a Drone
If you’re going to use a drone to capture the perfect moment at your next wedding gig, here are a few questions that will keep you out of trouble and your clients happy:
Published on Friday, June 17, 2016 1:00 PM
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