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Tips for Creating Realistic FX Makeup from Special FX Artist Jaime Gruber
When it comes to creating realistic horror and special effects makeup, it's extremely important to keep the character's story and existing physical features in mind. Try using these tips to help bring more realism to your FX makeup.
Published on Monday, October 22, 2018 10:00 AM
8 Tips to Choose the Best Shooting Location for Your Corporate Video
To direct the perfect corporate video, a team needs to pull in the best of all things - story, style, technology, and imagination. Among the physical components of creating a video, the best film production houses emphasize the value of the location. Good location brings in perspective, it brings definition, it creates a realistic backdrop and framework to storytelling. To find the best locations to make your corporate videos more compelling, here are our top 8 tips. Let’s get started.
Published on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 10:00 AM
Set Goals and Achieve Them – Leading Your Team Intelligently
Goals are important for morale and for production measurement. If you set goals with your team, they will work harder to meet those goals and feel satisfied when they hit those marks. If you want to track progress, then hitting goals/mile-markers in a timely fashion can reassure that work is being done at the desired pace. Team leaders, particularly for production teams, understand the importance of setting goals and achieving them. They also appreciate that goals take effort and commitment from every team member to fulfill. It’s up to the team leader to find the right balance between realistic and far-fetched goals, inspire and encourage in order to maintain success.
Published on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 10:00 AM
Taking Mystery Out of Green Screen Shooting
Many factors affect the final result of your composite chroma key. By making the right technical and creative choices ahead of time, you can avoid costly mistakes both in time and money! Avoiding these pitfalls can make your key look natural and realistic, unlike what you see typically on your local weather newscasts.
Published on Thursday, November 5, 2015 10:42 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
A Production Manager's Tips for an Awesome Video Production
As a production manager, my main job was to bringing my productions for completion on time and within budget. There is a multitude of variables that can cause a video production to veer off its track. Some of these factors are internal and some are external, but it’s up to the production manager to keep everything on track.
Published on Monday, October 30, 2017 10:00 AM
DCS Event Demos DPS Enhanced Environment, Panasonic VariCam35 & Codex V-Raw Recorder
The Digital Cinema Society’s August event warmed up “THE GRID Los Angeles”, a 33’ x 60’ x 61.9’ staging and production space at DPS for an in-depth look at DPS Cinema’s Enhanced Environments process along with Panasonic’s VariCam35 and Codex’s new V-Raw Recorder-all in 4K.
Published on Tuesday, September 1, 2015 2:04 PM
The Art of Being a Producer: Balancing Creativity and Business
Producers are rare beings. They are masters at both the wild, creative and fantastical side of filmmaking AND the cold, calculated and financial side, too. These two objectives seem like they're totally at odds, but their relationship is actually a lot more straightforward. Just keep a few key things in mind if you're intent on being a producer who can move from creative mode to business mode and back again.
Published on Monday, September 23, 2019 10:00 AM
Want Corporate Video Success? Try these 8 Tips!
Let’s tee off some action items and take a streamlined approach going forward that’ll really push the envelope and leverage our success. Got your spreadsheets ready? It’s time to go corporate.
Published on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 10:50 AM
The Future of Digital Media is Getting Personal: Trends to Watch for in 2017
When Nixon and Kennedy squared off during the first televised presidential debate in 1960, it changed American politics forever. Last year brought a similar transformation--this time in the form of unfiltered tweets. The demand for first-person narrative has erupted alongside the powerful consumer technology that drives it, allowing everyday people to become influencers and public figures to leverage their following for political gain. The ways that we produce and consume content are in constant evolution, yet one common theme holds steady: fact or fiction, people want content that feels real.
Published on Thursday, January 19, 2017 9:58 AM
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