Each year, more and more women filmmakers are stepping into critical roles and getting the credit they deserve, from directing to camera operation, production design and editing. In this piece, we're celebrating just a few of the incredible women DPs by highlighting their accomplishments, their stories, and advice they have for other women in the industry, as well as some of their most notable work.
It seems like it's been forever since we had the chance to get on the NAB Show floor and honestly, I'm so ready! The people I've talked to are MORE than excited with the prospect of seeing new gear and catching up with industry friends both old and new. If you know us, then you know we'll be there to provide tons of coverage, including our very own ProductionHUB Awards of Excellence.
Over the last two years, we’ve seen a significant increase in the demand for live and on-demand content across all industries as in-person events, including church services, were put on pause. Since the Covid pandemic began, more organizations turned to employing remote technologies, and now that these technologies are becoming the norm, the world has come to realize how useful they are. Much like hybrid work models, the trend of virtual events is becoming more popular and is here to stay. Ministries and churches recognize the benefit of live streaming services as it allows them to build online communities and reach a wider audience.
As we head into a dynamic showing of films, series, music videos and more at SXSW, we want to spotlight the creativity of filmmakers and creators who are participating in this year’s festival.
In-person, group worship is a basic tenet of many religions – and has been for thousands of years. But places of worship are now exploring new ways of sharing their message. In fact, video has become a key tool as faith leaders seek to connect their communities, widen their reach and adapt to the demands of modern life.
As we begin to look to 2022, it’s clear that subscription-based business models will continue to gain popularity with media organizations.
Creating great sound along with mixing and editing is truly an art form, one that I really have admired for a long time. The sound tools used by creative professionals today have taken audio to a whole new place. Audiences at all levels want and expect really good audio whether it is in the movie or home theatre. Clear dialogue, background, sound effects, and music all have to be spot on. Boutique studios and full on post facilities know that getting all the elements right matters to the success of the program.
I received a call from a very savvy and experienced video producer who was seeking suggestions and help for a problem he’s experiencing. His productions include everything from single camera, post-produced pieces to multi-camera live events.
As many of you know change is such a huge part of our everyday creative work environment. We're tasked with implementing new technologies and thinking on our feet no matter which part of the industry you work in.
With technological advancements democratizing access to media production, most high school students have grown up shooting and uploading smartphone videos to social media platforms, so naturally many are interested in learning more about media production. Knoxville Catholic High School Digital Media Director Guy Shelton devotes his time to guiding these aspiring media professionals, teaching them the tools and techniques of the trade. His methodology includes exposure to industry-standard gear like AJA KUMO routers and FiDO fiber optic Mini-Converters, as well as honing important life skills like interpersonal communication, teamwork, and responsibility.