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Extreme Production: Taking It to the Limit and THEN Some
Creative professionals are by nature risk takers. Whether it’s some sweeping camera move or scene, we all want to get “that shot”. You know what I'm talking about. The one shot that steals your breath and makes for that wow and I might just die moment. Let’s take a look at some of the people and projects that make us stand up and take notice.
Published on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 11:18 AM
Remote Truck Production: Are We There Yet?
As we slide into August and the dog days of summer, production companies and production personnel keep asking me the same question over and over. That question is: “Are we there yet?” It seems to be the overwhelming theme over the last month doesn’t it? To be honest, I think that the jury is still out. In some areas remote truck production “seems” to be working. Some mobile units are carefully rolling out and taking on new “remote” productions full stream ahead. Other truck owners are still taking a 'wait and see' approach and working in what I call a “hybrid” work model. In the truest sense of the word we are talking remote production but with a lot of caveats.
Published on Tuesday, August 4, 2020 10:00 AM
Video Production for Beginners
Getting started with video production is a daunting task, particularly if you simply have no idea where to begin! Here at Skeleton Productions, we have helped many young producers develop their craft, as well as learn something about it ourselves along the way. In this article therefore, we have compiled some useful tips for budding video producers.
Published on Friday, January 10, 2014 9:00 AM
6 Reasons Bigger Isn't Always Better: Tackling Projects From Marvel, Disney & Microsoft
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.
Published on Monday, January 9, 2017 10:00 AM
In Review: the Panasonic AG-CX350 4K Camera and SHOTOKU SX-200 Tripod
As the Technology Editor for ProductionHUB, my job is to review production tools used by media professionals like you. Normally, I only get to review these products one at a time. But recently, I had the great opportunity to test two products at the same time. The new Panasonic AG-CX350 4K Camera along with the new SHOTOKU SX 200 tripod. I thought it would be an excellent test since freelancers like you and me often work with gear that we might not always be that familiar with, but still need to get the job done.
Published on Wednesday, October 2, 2019 10:00 AM
In Review: Sachtler Flowtech 75 MS Carbon Fiber Tripod
If you have been out shooting for a while, then you know just how important a good tripod is. Even if you are the best handheld shooter, sooner or later you are going to need a reliable tripod. The trick is to find one that is easy to set up, doesn't weigh a ton, is affordable and most of all, durable. The Sachtler Flowtech 75 MS Carbon Fiber hits all of these marks and more.
Published on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 10:00 AM
How to Make Educational Videos People Actually Want to Watch
Have you ever had to suffer through a dry, stale educational video that bored you to tears or made you want to pull out your hair? Such videos are common elements of many corporations’ onboarding and regulatory compliance programs, so they’re not going away anytime soon. For video content producers, there’s a real opportunity to transform such pieces-to generate enthusiasm instead of eye rolls at the mention of the term “online training courses.” The real challenge is producing something that doesn’t just convey the information, but also keeps viewers genuinely engaged, smiling, and clicking for more. It takes a special knack. For more on this special touch, we interviewed A. Troy Thomas, President and Owner of Inertia Films.
Published on Tuesday, August 1, 2017 10:00 AM
Drone Zone: UAV Tech You'll Want to Consider for Your Next Project
Just in case you haven’t been paying attention or have been living under a rock, we are now way past the intro stage of drones, to a full force invasion of epic technology. The drone(s) for the film and video production world have changed so many of the dynamics of production, from planning and safety, and FAA regulations, to getting shots that just couldn’t have been possible even a few year ago.
Published on Thursday, July 7, 2016 4:50 PM
Top Non-Profit Videos We're Thankful For
From pro bono to mid-budget, these are our top picks for nonprofit videos from 2014 that have us coming back for seconds. Some have incredible production value, some use hard-hitting storytelling and simple messages, but thing is for sure - they are all underrated.
Published on Monday, November 17, 2014 9:22 AM
How to Convince Your Boss Your Company Needs a Video Strategy
Let me guess, you are the tech savvy, creative type, and an expert in social media. You are here because you are in a bit of a predicament. You already know that to keep up with today’s fast-paced tech trends on your website and social media channels, you need one of those eye-catching explainer videos.
Published on Tuesday, April 26, 2016 11:30 AM
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