The Drive "pulls back the curtain" and provides viewers with a rare look into what a nationally-ranked college football team goes through on their quest for a Pac-12 Championship. Fans get to go "under the helmet" to learn the players personalities and personal stories. Catch up with Senior Coordinating Producer, Michael Tolajian, as he shows viewers much more than they could ever see by just watching the game broadcasts.
by Katie BarclaySports photography has a reputation for requiring a diverse set of skills. Not only do you need to be able to shoot in unpredictable lighting, you also need to be able to know how to capture fast-moving objects in a clear and concise way. In other words, you really need to be an artist to be able to be successful with sports photography.
Congrats to Snowy Peak for winning our Best Places to Work Contest! They have shown us in just 15 seconds how amazing working for their production company can be! From canine co-workers, to kayaking, mud volleyball and brain storming sessions with a brew in hand, Snowy Peak sure knows how to create a fun company culture from all the way in Colorado. View our second and third places winners too!
So you're a Director or Producer who trolls on Vimeo for creative ideas and inspiration. After weeding through a gazillion time-lapse and steadicam videos, you've hit on a school of ridiculously beautiful aerial shots. You keep telling your creative inner self, “We’re gonna find a place for this scene in a project!” Then the perfect project rolls around, and you put the shot into the storyboards and base another 3-4 shots on this visual hook because the ideas is so awesome. And you're super stoked. Then the Buzzkill happens...
Learn how to become a part of this experience, while gaining knowledge on becoming a better cinematographer, even if you're on a budget.
Shutterstock’s collection of stock footage now includes more than 65,000 videos in 4K, and in honor of the milestone, they’ve created an “Around the World in 80 Clips” reel.
Give us a behind-the-scenes look into what makes your company an A-list place to work. Is it the fun-loving boss? The crew that turned into family? Amazing on-set locations or the holiday parties? Let us in on why your company is THE best place for a production professional to work! Learn what winners receive:
Parke Gregg, co-founder and chief colorist at Stuck On On, met Richard Linklater while doing the challenging post-production for the "Slacker" tribute that was sponsored by the Austin Film Society, of which Linklater is the founder. The two later connected when Parke did the full post and DI for "Up to Speed" episodes that ran on Hulu, followed by Linklater’s highly acclaimed feature film, "Before Midnight." Most recently Parke did the full post-production and DI for Linklater’s latest film, "Boyhood."
by Bradford HillI always find it interesting to see how different cameras and their layouts will function under the many shooting conditions I am faced with on an every day basis. (So when Canon asked me if I wanted to shoot the XF205, I was fairly excited to give it a go.) Being that I am a full time Cinema EOS user, when I am given an opportunity to shoot with a “Documentary Style Camcorder”, it always tends to brings back memories of shooting on MiniDV with GL1’s & XL1’s. Things certainly have changed from those days and it is great to see how far these cameras have come. The Canon XF205 is a creative powerhouse packed with some of the most up-to-date technology in camera function & abilities. I must say, I was blown away by the extensive menu layout and finely tunable controls that don’t often get paired together.
by Stephan Guarch & Edgar Cohen Aerial photography and videography are nothing new to the production world. But how we achieve those shots certainly has in the last 12 months. Drones have exploded in popularity as a way to get aerial and low altitude footage for videos, for everything from full feature films such as “The Wolf of Wall Street” to the everyday film hobbyist who flies leisurely at the local park. But for anyone who has actually tried to capture this footage there’s quite the learning curve involved when it comes to choosing the right drone and what seems like an infinite amount of accessories and upgrades. This week the team at Experience Above posts a nice overview of the top 3 tips for getting started with drone video production, a handy starters guide.