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Auburn University Athletics: Off the Field & On Your TV Screen
If you're a fan of college football, you've more than likely watched or at least heard of Auburn University. Think Cam Newton. Imagine what it's like to capture video of all of the crazy game plays and touchdown passes. And how exactly does all of the amazing footage end up on your TV screen? Weston Carter, Director of Video Services, Auburn Athletics Department, answered a few questions about the whole process.
Published on Friday, June 23, 2017 12:00 PM
Southeast Missouri State University’s Department of Mass Media Uses Marshall Electronics for Broadcasts
Southeast Missouri State University’s Department of Mass Media is using monitors from Marshall Electronics for its curriculum as well as for its broadcasts, which include telecasts for the local CW and Fox affiliates, and for streaming of various sporting events. We got an exclusive interview with Dr. Jim Dufek, Professor, TV & Film Operations Manager, SETV Production Director, Dept. of Mass Media at Southeast Missouri State University.
Published on Friday, June 29, 2018 10:00 AM
Q&A: Hall of Famer Frank Scheuring Talks the Art of Sound Mixing & Editing
A 2001 graduate of Full Sail University, Frank Scheuring has worked in sound for television and film for nearly 15 years. During that time he has been a part of over 1,300 programs for clients such as Discovery, the National Geographic Channel, FOX, TLC, PBS, G4TV, the Smithsonian Channel, and a slew of independent directors and producers. In addition to his long form work, he has worked on hundreds of commercials and marketing videos for clients such as the Washington Capitals, Washington Wizards, Pfizer, Ford, and many political candidates. In 2014 Frank stepped into the world of producing with a TV series pilot called "Speed Freaks: The Science of Speed" and in 2015 produced his first feature length documentary, "Blood and Steel: Cedar Crest Country Club".
Published on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 12:00 PM
How to Produce a Big-Game TV Ad in 3 Days or Less.
by featured blog contributor, Jeremy PinckertMost Super Bowl ads are exquisitely planned, taking months of pre-production involving the best creative minds in the business. They also are blessed with stratospheric budgets. But what happens when your client calls you to produce something for the big game, and it’s only weeks away? Put down that Ambien, there’s no need to fret - this survival guide can help you rise to the challenge! The University of Notre Dame found out they needed an “institutional message” to air during college football’s BCS title game. This title game was expected to draw over 30 million viewers, becoming the highest-watched sports game in history outside of the Super Bowl. We received a call to see if I could direct the crew and if my company, Explore Media, could produce the entire spot. The caveat? This happened on a Tuesday morning. They needed to shoot by Friday of the same week! If we wouldn’t have had the background tips I’m going to share in this guide, I don’t think there’s any way we would’ve achieved the results.
Published on Friday, January 25, 2013 2:36 PM
How Video Impacts College Recruitment Campaigns & Drives Meaningful Results
Think about it-films, TV shows, and Broadway plays and musicals are all honored for their ability to entertain audiences, affect change in the world, and inspire new ideas. But what about college recruitment campaigns? Sure, you don’t buy a ticket to see them but that doesn’t detract from their ability to entertain students, effect applicants’ enrollment decisions, and inspire collegiate goals. In an increasingly competitive higher education market, colleges must get creative with their video campaigns to stand out from the crowd and connect with potential applicants in meaningful ways. At Kira, we highlighted the top videos from the last year by establishing the first annual Kira Award for Best of Higher Ed Recruitment Video earlier this year.
Published on Tuesday, June 14, 2016 10:29 AM
New Workflows for a New Year: Airborne AI Taking Over
It was January of 2013 when something called the Phantom was released by DJI a Chinese UAV manufacturer. The Phantom was a remotely operated platform to add a GoPro camera for capturing aerial video and photos. This was ground breaking for most filmmakers and hobbyist since it was a way to add a high budget look to their work at low costs. Since 2013 DJI among many other manufacturers have raised the bar on technology and the growth of the drone industry has sky rocketed.
Published on Monday, December 19, 2016 9:56 AM
Setting the (Horror) Scene: Discover the Production On Set of Gothic Harvest
As with any horror film, the end result once it hits screens is absolutely jaw-dropping, bone-chilling and more. But what happens behind-the-scenes? Cue DP, Dan Kneece, and the rest of the production team. We spoke exclusively with the the Director of Photography to find out just what it takes to bring a horror film to life.
Published on Friday, March 2, 2018 10:00 AM
Live Sports Production is on the Rise
There is no doubt about it: a lot of people love to watch sports. Viewership for the NFL alone was up 5% in 2018. That rising number also translates into increased production opportunities for all of us. But who is booking these productions and how are they getting the job done?
Published on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 10:00 AM
5 Reasons Why You Should Be Looking at Wireless At-Home Production
What if you could produce more live videos without incurring the expense and hassle associated with sending entire production crews and trucks to every venue? And what if you could do that without sacrificing video quality or reliability? The wireless at-home production model allows you to do just that. At-home production is changing the way you can execute live events. Here’s how:
Published on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 10:30 AM
5 Tips on Creating a Great Demo Reel
by Beau Benson, Designer and Animator, Digital BrewCreating a demo reel isn't easy. You have to capture the clients attention quickly, while still showcasing your talents enough to get a phone call back. Here are designer and animator, Beau Benson's quick tips to 'reel' in clients this summer.
Published on Monday, July 14, 2014 8:51 AM
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