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The success of a company depends on the kind of talent it can attract. If you have creative, intelligent, and hardworking employees, your business is more likely to thrive. One question that many business owners and HR managers wrestle with all the time is: How can we attract top talent into our company? The type of talent you attract depends on the perception that prospective employees have towards your company. If the public views your company positively, the most skilled people will be lining up at your front door looking for jobs. If there's a wide-spread negative public perception towards your company, the best and brightest will avoid you like the plague.
The M&E industry was one of the most heavily impacted when the pandemic hit. Demand for online content for entertainment and education increased dramatically while in-person video shoots were put on hold to allow for social distancing. The industry needed to shift almost overnight to computer-generated animations, visual effects, and repurposing content libraries. As the pandemic stretched from months into years, organizational and talent resources became much more decentralized and distributed geographically and across the various technology platforms used. And with that, the ever-increasing amounts of data followed the same pattern – outgrowing decentralized and distributed data management models.
From watching superhero movies to starring in them, Nick Baric has been on quite the journey as a Hollywood stuntman. We caught up with him to chat about his time in the mocap world and where he thinks its future might lie.
We all want to work on films and commercial productions where we have the budget and the creative that allows for casting calls, talent agents and professional actors to deliver inspired performances. But in reality many creative concepts these days call for "real talent," another way of saying using real people vs. professional actors. After years of experience working with and without professional actors as talent, I have found that despite having non-pros as actors, you can still evoke great performances. In fact, when a good directing job is achieved, you may find the real-person performance is the most authentic, from-the-heart acting on camera. And if anything, directing non-professionals is great practice in a more forgiving environment for your directing skills.
Award-winning screenwriter and former talent agent Lisa Edwards knows a thing or two about what it takes to get into the world of acting. Her success as as owner and Company Director of Melbourne entertainment agency, VisionsMCP, led to other outstanding opportunities such as co-writing an award-winning screenplay, LIMBO. Now she's diving into the world through the eyes of a talent agent and talks what it takes to land that next big role.
Big projects need big teams, right? Not necessarily. Thanks to today’s technology - paired with the constantly developing talent of today’s artists - the nimble boutique team can take on projects for the world’s biggest brands without fear of falling short.
Editor Todd Downing was ACE-nominated for his work last year on Russian Doll season one. This year he has put his incredible talent into three episodes of the intriguing FX limited series, Mrs. America.
With the new revamped Casting Notices on ProductionHUB, we thought it would be great to get some tips on what casting directors are looking for when searching for talent. We recently caught up with Nancy McBride, a casting director in the industry so many are wanting to break into. She shares her thoughts and experiences with actors she’s met and trained, while also sharing with us 5 simple tips for actors to quickly remember before heading out to that next audition…
Need to film a commercial? Need it to look professional? Rather than seeking out external locations, consider shooting the video inside of your home or apartment. This controlled environment can make the production process easier on yourself, your talent and the overall organizational process.
Special Makeup Artist Antonina Henderson is making a name for herself in the industry by creating elaborate creatures and transforming talent for film, TV and live events. The one-time U.S. Army firefighter turned artist found her calling in college and has since turned her passion into a blossoming career.