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High School Students Use New, Free Technology to Produce Live Election Coverage — Just Like the Networks
As technology advances, it not only expands the palate of creative opportunities but also lowers the barrier of entry, allowing more people to participate. It’s a corollary to Moore’s Law, and television production is no exception. Once the bastion of big companies, specialized equipment, and large budgets, the barrier to entry has lowered enough for high schools with limited resources to operate at a level equal to that of many professional studios.
MLB, PGA, NFL. What do all three (and more) of these amazing sports organizations have in common? That's simple, the work of Technician Films. Tom Wells of Technician Films in Atlanta tells us how he combats mundane and mediocre television production, with all star, hard-hitting projects, one sporting event at a time.
Every year, thousands of hopefuls flock to Los Angeles, Vancouver, and New York with a dream to make it big in the film and television industry. We live in a time where every college student with a phone has become a filmmaker. With so many people to choose from, how hard can it be to hire a professional crew for your production?
Quantum Break, Keeping in Time with Mistika: A Chat with VFX Supervisor and Colourist Juan Ignacio Cabrera
The action-adventure video game market as we knew it changed forever when the sci-fi game Quantum Break was released worldwide in April this year. Developed by Remedy Entertainment, published by Microsoft Studios and produced by Lifeboat Productions, Quantum Break is a unique blend of traditional third person interactive gameplay and an integrated live-action television show featuring the actual actors of the characters whose outcome is affected by the player’s choices throughout the game.
Get the attention of television network executives who green light pilots when you attend the Media Maven Series: TV Pilot Breakthough, taking place December 12-14th in both Maryland and Michigan. In this event, you will gain insight on how to navigate through the entertainment industry’s selective pilot show process, along with tips and tricks from the pros. Learn from Charlotte Burley, an industry heavy hitter, on why this workshop is one not to be missed.
As a video producer, you know the difference between shooting a one-person interview and shooting two or more subjects. With multiple subjects, by the time you add more lights, cameras, audio gear, and background setup, you might as well be building a mini-television studio.
left to right: Stephen Interrante, Joseph Saroufim, Peter Saroufim by Joseph Saroufim Second screen technology is becoming more common. We’re accustomed to interactive tweets during live TV events and applications that expand on televised content, such as the Game of Thrones app for HBO. What we haven’t seen much of, but certainly will in the near future, is the proliferation of narrative second screen content. This means that while viewers are watching the main screen programming, a secondary device (such as a tablet or smartphone) will provide synchronized content that enhances the viewing experience. Samsung has been a pioneer in developing the applications and infrastructure necessary to make this type of programming a reality. In 2012, the company launched the Samsung Second Screen Storytellers challenge in conjunction with the New York Television Festival. Our team created a demo that won the challenge and we spent the better part of 2013 creating D-TEC, a television pilot that has second screen storytelling in its DNA. As the first team to build a narrative second screen TV series from the ground up, we’re happy to share what we’ve learned.
From Rawson Marshall Thurber, the writer/director of Central Intelligence and We’re the Millers, comes the YouTube Red comedy series, Ryan Hansen Solves Crimes on Television*. In the genre-bending show, the LAPD creates a task force that partners actors with detectives. The series was shot by cinematographer Charles Papert (Mary + Jane, Key and Peele) with VariCam LT cinema cameras.
Richard Crudo, ASC was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. He began his film career as an assistant cameraman. As a director of photography, Crudo has shot a wide range of feature, television, and commercial productions. Among his feature credits are Federal Hill, American Buffalo, American Pie, Music From Another Room, Outside Providence, Down To Earth, Out Cold, Grind, Brooklyn Rules and some 26 episodes of the Emmy-award winning Justified. He has also directed several independent features.
The 2013 NATPE Market & Conference in Miami is the only American program market serving the worldwide television community, and is known throughout the world as a key media event to attend. In addition to double-digit overall gains in attendance this year, NATPE welcomed 1,000+ domestic and international buyers to the milestone 50th Anniversary too, making it the highest number in more than five years, according to NATPE President and CEO Rod Perth.Starting with a classy opening night reception poolside at the Eden Roc Hotel, it was great bumping into familiar ProHUBBer Chad Crawford from Crawford Group. Not only did we bump into a few ProHUBBers while at NATPE, but learned plenty from some of the industry’s heavy hitters, famous faces and top notch execs.