There’s nothing better than a series of challenging shoots to improve your video production skills. For me and my partner in crime, we thought we had nailed the art of the short documentary after producing, shooting, and editing weekly documentaries all over Alaska, featuring eccentric subjects in some of the harshest of conditions, for 65 weeks in a row.
Just like strong casting, your set location should have just as much character as your actors. Instead of defaulting to generic locations like a bookstore or a restaurant, find a unique location that helps bring your vision to life. We partnered with Peerspace, an online marketplace that helps you find undiscovered locations, to bring you some of the most unique yet functional spaces to unlock your creativity. From industrial studios to midcentury modern homes, choose from one of these more memorable film locations.
Big projects need big teams, right? Not necessarily. Thanks to today’s technology – paired with the constantly developing talent of today’s artists – the nimble boutique team can take on projects for the world’s biggest brands without fear of falling short.
What could be better than starting off 2017 with one of the best showcases of new professional music products and services? Hot off the heals of the CES in Las Vegas The NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) Show is set to kickoff January 19th through the 23rd 2017 at the Anaheim Convention Center Anaheim, California.
Making any kind of film is time consuming and expensive. A large part of the cost comes from buying, or more realistically for a student crew with just a handful of people, renting high quality equipment. Not least because insurance could make the rental prohibitively expensive.
The current era is rapidly changing. New trends and ideas keep emerging and evolving every day. As a student, I used to ask myself how can I survive in the fast-paced world and reach my ideal job or climb up the corporate ladder. The doors of opportunities are open for all, but the right door and the right pathway are the most important factors that can turn the tables for any man or woman.
When shooting video, the lighting you choose sets the stage for the actual content – though most viewers may not be consciously aware of the lighting choices you’ve made, they react to light on a subconscious level. Lighting can be used to give the viewers subtle cues about where the scene is taking place, or to create an emotional response to what’s happening. In commercial shoots, lighting choices also ensure that the product and/or models are presented at their absolute best.
Far from being used simply as a vehicle to get a character from place to place, the role motorcycles have played in Hollywood films, like cars, has evolved significantly over the years.
From drones to virtual reality, new advancements in 4K technology and more, 2016 has proven to be quite a big year for the industry. But just what do experts predict for 2017? What will change? What will remain the same? We asked a few top experts in their opinions.
When you’re managing a media department, you’re expected to be everywhere at once. It's not enough to keep up with the newest gear; you have to make important decisions in the marketing, finance, and crewing departments, too. On those long nights when you’re crunching the numbers to see if you’ll ever be able to hire a little extra help to get it all done, rely on your virtual (and free!) assistant—CrewCloud.