When Angela Ruiz, the Business Development Leader US of Joseph’s Toiletries asked Crews Control to crew a promotional video that would be showcased on Joseph’s Toiletries’ website Production Manager Brittany Conley knew just the right DP for the project. The storyboard called for a … [Read more...] about Commercial Digital Cinema Production with a Small Footprint
Archives for September 2014
Shooting live sports requires constant focus and sharp instincts. It is much like shooting a presenter at a corporate event, if the presenter ran around stage during their whole presentation. Sports are unpredictable and usually have constant action for a variable length of time. Here are … [Read more...] about 10 Tips for Shooting Live Sporting Events with a Small Crew
For years, Panasonic has been talking about their new AVC-Ultra family of codecs. AVC Ultra’s biggest selling point is that it can do high resolution footage that gives you the maximum information no matter where you are filming, but also a flexible codec that can provide high-quality footage with a … [Read more...] about AVC Ultra in a Small Package with the Panasonic AJ-PX270
Chicago is the third largest city in the United States; it is just under New York and Los Angeles with nearly three million residents. Architecture, monuments, public art, and famous sky scrapers make it stand out from other cities. Chicago is home to 11 Fortune 500 companies, while the rest of the … [Read more...] about 10 Tips for Shooting Video in Chicago
Franks Hanes President and Owner of Big Shoulders has been represented by Crews Control for almost twenty years. His full service production company is faced with the challenges of meeting the needs of a variety of client types. “We had been waiting for the F55 for a while. We purposely passed on … [Read more...] about ENG Crew Chooses Sony PMW F55 for Red Carpet and Panel Discussion
We started out researching and writing this article to answer an important workflow question for video Producers, ENG/ EFP video crews, and Editors. What is going to happen to ProRes when Apple Final Cut Pro 7 is no longer a viable NLE option? This question was somewhat like opening Pandora’s … [Read more...] about Pro Res the Codec of the Past, Present, or Future?