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As Co-owner, along with Stacy Doose, of ChiliDog Pictures, a small two-person production company in Cincinnati, OH, we’ve recently had to quickly transition our services to include live streaming weddings, distance learning and more in light of the impact of COVID-19.
By Ray Roman I never really planned on leaving my fulltime job to become a wedding cinematographer. I was working at a police department on the SWAT team when I entered the business, and I thought it was just going to be a hobby. Over time, however, I started booking more clients than I could handle, and I had to make the leap. I was obsessed with video production. My first lesson of advice to anyone pursuing a newfound passion while still working fulltime would be to take it slow. I never considered the backlog that was going to come with these jobs until it was too late, and although I loved every second of it, it was hard work for a novice. I had to work doubly hard to develop my craft.
Between new gear upgrades and the latest releases, keeping up with the latest technology and equipment can bring serious demand on your budget. But finding a way to easily upgrade your gear — and to trade it in for a new and improved system — can make the difference in your output.
With wedding season upon us, knowing the basics of shooting a successful cinematic wedding is a must have on any production pro's registry. Learn some quick tips on your way to the chapel that might help you catch the perfect shot, right alongside the bouquet or garder!
Drones have become more and more popular to the film industry in recent years. A vast number of feature films are being shot using drones. Both mainstream and indie filmmakers have opted to use drones in order to capture aerial shots and the results are stunning!
Over the last couple years, we’ve seen growing interest in virtual reality and 360-degree video experiences. In the ever-evolving live streaming landscape, these technologies are emerging as two of the most innovative trends gaining mainstream attention-powering events such as live sports and concerts, not to mention new projects and jobs for video professionals who know how to bring these technologies to life.
“I wanted to take a break from filming people and try something a little different,” says Atomos shooter Daniel Ludeman. The result was his stunning slow motion close-up film ‘Ichor’ – showing just how good a simple concept can be with great gear and flawless execution.
With his answer to our first question alone, you can tell why Matt Beard is the photographer most any production company, client, and celeb would not mind having by their side. Making sure every image is picture perfect is not only a job to Beard, but a passion. From working with Maroon 5 to Cirque du Soleil, his range of artistic approach spans across Los Angeles and beyond.
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.
Today I’m going to tell you stuff that most people wouldn’t ever admit to publicly. If it helps one or two of you it’s worth it to me. This is a story about figuring out who you really are, and then taking steps to change things for the better.