29 blog posts found matching keyword search for: props in New Orleans
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
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
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
Drones and Their Impact in the Film Industry
Drones have become more and more popular to the film industry in recent years. A vast number of feature films are being shot using drones. Both mainstream and indie filmmakers have opted to use drones in order to capture aerial shots and the results are stunning!
Published on Monday, October 2, 2017 10:00 AM
The making of Justice League: A fully-CG Supervillain
Warner Bros.’ much anticipated Justice League movie sees DC’s most famed heroes join forces – Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Cyborg and The Flash — to take down the film’s Big Bad, supervillain Steppenwolf.
Published on Friday, December 1, 2017 10:18 AM
VER Provides Enhanced Environments & More on Marvel Studio's Black Panther
This season’s Marvel Studios mega grosser Black Panther is scoring big at the box office and with audiences. Under the guidance of DP Rachel Morrison’s Gaffer, Dan Cornwall and Lighting Programmer, Elton James, VER provided Enhanced Environments for three sets on the feature, shot at OFS and EUE/Screen Gem Studios in Atlanta.
Published on Friday, March 16, 2018 10:00 AM
Showing page 1 of 3