Motorcar Parts of America Revs Up Video Production with Quantum and CatDV

Miscellaneous Monday, December 10, 2018
MPA decided to upgrade its production and editing systems and looked to integrator Sunset Studios for help. The integrator specializes in planning for and setting up production facilities that meet clients’ media workflow requirements. Working with Sunset Studios, MPA created a complete, modernized studio that includes four-camera recording in a two-bay garage facility supported by a high-performance data sharing and archiving storage capability.

Ncam: Making The Nutcracker and the Four Realms Come to Life

Miscellaneous Friday, December 7, 2018
Based on the classic festive fairytale by ETA Hoffman, The Nutcracker and the Four Realms follows the adventures of a young girl, Clara, who discovers a delightful new world of adorable mice, living toys, handsome soldiers – and something a little darker. The beautifully realized film boasts some incredible visual effects work, for which a significant amount of blue/green screen was used. Read on to find out how Ncam’s augmented reality solution played a key role both on set and in post-production.

Why Trading in Your Gear Can Help You Upgrade Your Work

Miscellaneous Thursday, September 13, 2018
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.

Visual Data Takes a Quantum Leap into UHD and AI-Powered Post Production

Miscellaneous Friday, August 24, 2018
Visual Data Media Services provides post-production services, film scanning and transcoding for a wide range of international customers, preparing content for distribution across the world’s premier broadcast channels and digital platforms. For more than two decades, the company has successfully provided everything from ingest and scanning to editing, captioning and localization, growing to become a premier resource for the entire mastering and delivery process. But last year, with a tremendous increase in 4K and ultra high definition (UHD) projects, Visual Data’s systems were struggling to keep up.

Full-Service Crewing is Now Available

Miscellaneous Thursday, August 9, 2018
Whether you need one camera operator or a full crew, our Production Managers will work one-on-one with you to make sure you have every position filled in time for the cameras to start rolling. Sit back, and let us do the crewing so you can focus on the important details.

Presenting the Pro100 2018 Winners

Miscellaneous Thursday, August 2, 2018
Each year, ProductionHUB recognizes the professionals and companies who generate the highest profile traffic on our site and who consistently promote ProductionHUB to others through social media and referrals. Congratulations to this year's winners!

Top 10 Film Schools in Los Angeles

Miscellaneous Friday, July 13, 2018
There is little denying that Los Angeles is the center of the film universe. In addition to being the home of major studios, countless A-List superstars, and an endless horde of entertainment executives, it’s also the best place in the world to study film in school. From major research institutions like UCLA and USC to film-specific conservatories such as the American Film Institute, there is an incredibly wide range of options for those interested in breaking into Hollywood. With so many great programs available, we thought we’d share our feedback on how the best schools in Los Angeles stack up.

Paving the Way for Women in Production

Miscellaneous Friday, June 1, 2018
Eighty two film industry professionals stand in protest to represent what they describe as pervasive gender inequality in the film industry at Cannes on May 12, 2018. Since the Cannes Festival was created, 82 films directed by women have been included in the official competition, while 1,645 films directed by men were selected.

My Best Drone Gig of 2017

Miscellaneous Wednesday, February 7, 2018
I have to thank ProductionHUB for the best drone gig I had in 2017. I received a call from Jynx Productions from Yarmouth, Maine on a Tuesday, inquiring about a drone shoot to happen in 2 days. They were having a tough time finding a licensed drone pilot in Florida who also could be the main camera on a DSLR shoot. Luckily they logged onto ProductionHUB and found my profile. Fortunately, I was able to move a day of editing on another project, because I ended up capturing the best footage I have ever shot with my DJI Mavic Pro.