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Directing Comedy in TV Spots can be a Funny Thing
by featured blog contributor, Jeremy PinckertIf you thought that joke fell flat, welcome to why most people who think they can produce "Funny", at best usually only make "Kinda Cute". Or at worst, make "My Friends Think It's Hilarious." This means you and your friends are the only ones laughing. The even worse version of the last option, "My Mom Thinks It's Hilarious", needs no explanation.Learn tips on how to direct comedy, and get real laughs in the process.
Published on Thursday, February 20, 2014 11:25 AM
Creating Social Media Spots with DaVinci Resolve 15 Public Beta
We recently spoke with Director, Editor and Creative Tony Gallardo about using DaVinci Resolve 15 Public Beta on several upcoming social media spots for Copper Gel pain reliever. For the project, Tony used DaVinci Resolve 15 extensively for editing, sound design, Fusion (to add titles) and color grading/finishing.
Published on Wednesday, August 29, 2018 10:00 AM
VariCam 35 Helps Grab Beautiful Images for Financial Spots
I've learned quite a few lessons throughout the course of my career in commercial production. And many the hard way. But you live -- you learn, and such is life. Perhaps the most important I've learned is how to surround myself with professionals who work on other high-profile projects all the time.
Published on Tuesday, June 16, 2015 12:35 PM
Chips Ahoy, Golden Grahams and Resolve: Color Correcting National Food Spots with Jalal Jemison and DaVinci Resolve
As the lead colorist at BENT Image Lab, Jalal Jemison has it pretty sweet, especially when it comes to grading commercials for Nabisco’s new Ahoy! Extras cookies and General Mills’ Golden Grahams® cereal. BENT Image Lab is a Portland, Oregon based production company and creative laboratory, known for melding art, design and storytelling. It is a place where the brightest ideas are driven with an artist’s passion and realized through the use of cutting edge technology, such as Blackmagic Design’s DaVinci Resolve 9 color correction software.
Published on Monday, March 11, 2013 1:57 PM
7 Tips for Choosing the Best Location for Your Corporate Film
Hunting for the right shooting location is a critical aspect of the TV and Film industry. Finding the best filming location is an altogether separate job which is taken care of by experts dedicated for “Location Scout” jobs. If you are making a corporate film, you need to be a location scout and search for a perfect shooting location. But, this is easier said than done. There's a lot to conquer to spot that perfect location that enhances the video quality and brings it to life. But how? This is what many companies ask. In this article, we will answer the query and help people discover the best spots for any video need.
Published on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 9:56 AM
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
How A Shoot for Budweiser During COVID-19 Turned into 4 Million Views
During the COVID-19 shutdown, most productions stopped or went on indefinite hold. I don't know anyone who hasn't lost work or been affected in some way due to the pandemic. Hundreds of thousands of jobs in the film industry were put at serious risk. But as things continued to drag on, content still needed to be made. It just had to change shape a bit. Spots were made using stock footage. Remote productions began to pick up. And as some states in the US began to open again, the ability to start shooting again, albeit on a smaller scale and with certain restrictions, became possible once more.
Published on Monday, June 1, 2020 10:00 AM
Hooah Production Studios Tackles Budget Restrictions for Military PSAs
Department of Defense spending cuts are no secret to many government contractors. Working within lean budgets are the way of doing business with the government and in particular, the military.
Published on Wednesday, September 30, 2015 2:00 PM
The Best Movies Ever Filmed in Florida - and Each Location’s Impact
There are many things that Florida is known for. From its iconic beaches and weather to its amusement parks and luxurious vacation spots, the southernmost state in the US is famous across the country. The state also boasts considerable cinematic significance; it is home to Universal Studios Orlando and Walt Disney World, as well as various theme parks. Florida was incredibly alluring to actors, directors, and producers in the early 20th century, as it served as a popular prime location for feature film production. Times have not remained quite the same, of course, but plenty of blockbusters and culturally significant films have still been shot there in recent years. We’ve gathered some noteworthy examples of the best movies ever filmed in Florida for you below.
Published on Friday, March 27, 2020 10:00 AM
Studio Lighting Takes Center Stage
Lighting for a studio production means so many things depending on the scope of your production. The first question you should ask yourself is what is the scope of your production? Is it going to be live or recorded? Will you be asked to light a talk show with an audience, or maybe something even more elaborate? Maybe you will be asked to light a commercial or a dramatic production. Great lighting can add depth and will set the emotional tone for every production. The question then is what do you want your lighting to convey emotionally to the audience? Here is a good example. Think how theatre directors use pools of light to draw the audiences’ attention to those spots on the stage. Your eyes have to go there right? But hold on to that thought and we will get back to it and a great use of dramatic lighting example later.
Published on Monday, October 5, 2020 10:00 AM
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