Shoot Day Priority One: Set Safety As in real estate, video production these days is all about location, location, location. In my experience, studio shoots are the exception to the location rule. The ability to enter someone else’s “home” and leave it (and everyone involved) in the same … [Read more...] about The Lost Art of Location Safety
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Safety should always be a top priority both on set and location. It is inevitable that at some point you’ll be shooting in locations outside of office spaces or in studio so it’s best to know the appropriate precautions to take in all situations. Whether it's on top of a building, on a boat, or … [Read more...] about 5 Safety Tips for Shooting On a Dangerous Location Shoot
Toronto – the capital city of Ontario, Canada – is a hot bed for production. Touting the fact that they’re the fourth most livable city in the world and the greenest large city in the country, Toronto’s hosting of over 70 film festivals every year only exemplifies their diversity and film-friendly … [Read more...] about 10 Tips for Shooting Video in Toronto
During the hustle of production paperwork can easily fall through the cracks. This includes release forms, filming location agreements for smaller one-off shots, and most importantly, non-disclosure agreements. Not having cast or background talent sign a non-disclosure agreement can create … [Read more...] about Do Your Crews Need to Sign a Non-Disclosure Agreement?
This is an excerpt of an article co-authored by Randy Palubiak, Enliten Management Group, and Mike Tippets, Hughes Network Systems, "Video in the Enterprise – An affordable Business Requirement, 2014." Digital video has been around for decades. However, the major push for it began in 2009, when … [Read more...] about The Digital Transformation: Improved Video Capabilities and Lowered Costs
While many of our clients have worked in the production industry for decades, some of our clients come to Crews Control with very little camera or film experience. That’s completely fine, that is what we are here for! So, to make the process go a little more smoothly for you, we have provided this … [Read more...] about Frequently Asked Questions from Clients to Production Managers