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The domination of video has made it an exciting time to have a hand in the production industry. As we head into 2019, emerging technologies are beginning to disrupt the way we create and consume content. New gear, formats, and expectations are setting the stage for mini-revolutions across business and media. We have already begun to see the first signs of where things are headed- some to be expected and others more surprising.
When experienced Producer/Director Skye Fitzgerald landed in the hospital after suffering a broken hand from a bicycle race outside of Portland, Oregon, his visit ended with much more than just a recovery…What was first a consultation with orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Hisham Bismar, also a highly sought-after hand specialist, soon became a 45-minute conversation, exchange of ideas and opinions about the horrific realities of the Syrian Civil War.
You’re a filmmaker, a band, a special effects producer, a virtual reality game designer, a vlogger or rapper and you’re looking to rent a sound stage, a green screen or a recording studio for your project. Many creative and artistic people know what they want their finished product to look like and are thinking about going to a media studio to make it perfect.
Since its creation in 2006, many different skills have been showcased on NBC’s “America’s Got Talent.” While the majority of winners have been singers and musicians - acrobats, ventriloquists, mentalists, magicians, choirs, comedians, dancers, and countless other acts have also graced the AGT stage which has called Hollywood’s iconic Dolby Theatre home for the last three seasons, each supported by a specialized creative team.
The production industry is full of hard-working, super talented individuals who all have a hand in creating some of the most spectacular productions - from film and television, to live events and corporate video - and even more. And some of those individuals are incredibly driven, successful women. We have chosen a few of the hard-working women in the production industry that lend their success secrets, tips and encouragement to other women who are striving to achieve greatness.
There must be water on Mars, because there are definitely mermaids there.Independent production and animation company Athena Studios recently produced the short Mermaids on Mars, a stop-motion film based on Nancy Guettier's book. In the story, a young boy named Julian is magically transported to Mars, where he tries to stop an evil Martian from destroying the last of the planet's mermaids.
Entertaining Safety: The Entertainment Technology Professional’s Guide to Insurance and Risk Management is a comprehensive reference guide that covers the intricacies of insurance policies and general occupational safety, tailored specifically to the needs of entertainment technology/production pros. Entertaining Safety will help even veteran business owners familiar with insurance understand the finer points of protecting their businesses, employees, and the people who enjoy the events their organizations help bring to life. In a nutshell, it will provide production pros with the roadmap to help achieve three major objectives in risk management.
What’s the difference between backing up content and archiving it? Does it really matter? People use the terms interchangeably at times, but there are key distinctions in how these technologies protect and preserve content that can have a big impact in media workflows, including their potential to conserve storage capacity.
Many of us “industry veterans” have marveled to see the exponential rate of speed at which our industry has grown. My partner, Mark Schulze, started our video production business “Crystal Pyramid Productions” in 1981. So together we have witnessed the advent of videotape (VHS, Beta (which met with a tragic death), ¾”, 1”, Betacam SP, D2 and DVCam). We moved from 4x3 standard definition to 16x9 HD. Then we abandoned tape and entered the digital realm of discs and cards. We held our breath during the “3D Scare,” thinking we might have to address the need for it with our clients. Fortunately, nobody seems to appreciate wearing those 3D glasses.
The VFX team behind Showtime's hit series Escape at Dannemora, which swept up the best actress win at the Golden Globes, talked to ProductionHUB about their in-depth work recreating the places and events of one of the strangest jailbreaks in history.