The production industry is always changing, from new ways to film to new technology, with so many women spearheading new initiatives that continue to change the industry. We are thrilled to present a few of our favorite "Women to Watch". Women who are constantly inspiring and reaching new ceilings in an industry that was previously male-dominated.
On February 4, 2017, Nancy Schreiber ASC will be honored with the President’s Award for her contribution to the art of cinematography and service to the industry at the 31st Annual ASC Awards ceremony.
Created and produced by New York creative agency Blonde + Co for the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) and New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, the #NotAFan campaign inspires fans to take a stand against perpetrators. The campaign features well-known New York athletes as Yankees manager Joe Girardi; former Knicks star John Starks; Liberty’s Kiah Stokes; and Cosmos’ Lucky Mkosana and Giovanni Savarese.
Leica/CW Sonderoptic have been hard at work, introducing tons of new products this past year. Most of these have gotten some pretty good use in many notable film and TV projects including Westworld, Mr. Robot, Stranger Things... you get the point. Find out more about the products, projects and what other premium cine products and announcements to expect in 2017 in our exclusive interview with Seth Emmons , Marketing Director, Cine Products.
If you loved the pilot of Westword, there is plenty more blockbuster magic to come from DP Paul Cameron. He talks in an exclusive interview with ProductionHUB, about the current film he's shooting, The Commuter, and provides a sneak peak into what to expect from the newest installament of the Pirates' franchise, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales.
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.
Final Cut Pro X has come along way since it's controversial launch in 2011, but many in the filmmaking industry don't know that. Future Media Concepts (FMC) had the pleasure of speaking with Brad Olsen, the Producer of Off the Tracks—a new documentary about how Final Cut Pro X shook up the post production industry. Today there is a growing community of Final Cut Pro X editors, trainers, and plugin developers who share a common passion for making a difference in the world.
Erik Angra is an American director, cinematographer, and editor. Son of Indian immigrants, he is the youngest person to receive the sole credit of editor on a Ken Burns film. He began his career touring alongside hardcore punk musicians across the US, releasing the footage in 2006, featuring rare performances from some of the last shows at the infamous CBGBs in New York.
Ok, here is the straight out truth. I love sharing stories of people in our profession that aren’t afraid to take risks, put themselves and their assets (so to speak) on the line with our ProductionHub family. I met up with Sean and Stef Mullen of Rampant Design just a couple of years ago as they were navigating their small company into the big time of NAB. I was quickly impressed how their small company was able to rock it with the big boys and make some pretty big impressions at the show. I also got the vibe that besides being genuinely real people (a nice change) that they had bigger dreams. Don’t we all! So it was no surprise to me to hear that are chasing down the dream by opening a new studio space in Orlando, Florida.
Recently the Xamarin Evolve 16 corporate event took place — the largest cross-platform mobile event in the world, where over 1,500 developers, industry leaders and Xamarin experts converged to advance the state of the art, discuss mobile strategy and define the future app design. And leading live event designer/producer Riverview Systems Group, Milpitas, CA, was there too, in a big way. Riverview’s on site crew of 26 production staff and 60 local technicians ran the show at the Hyatt Regency Orlando, Fla.