Years ago, I was on a team of shooters on a wedding reality series produced for a regional lifestyle network. We shot mostly documentary style, unstaged actuality. But we were made very aware by the network not to include any copyrighted visuals or sounds in the show.
5 ways to avoid embarrassment - Client based video production. Client relationships are at the heart of good business. Being prepared is key to success.
We show you 5 ways to avoid embarrassment and win favor with your client. A great product begins with a great experience.
Projects come and go, but dreaming up the next great video for a good client can mean the difference between caviar and canned beans. While most clients will come to the table with an idea for their first video or (hopefully) two, it's the job of the independent producer to educate clients on what kinds of videos are possible, which can add value to the client's value proposition, and why having more videos is ultimately better.
Readers will learn how to decide whether a sound license is required and if so, whom to contact and how. A sample license request letter is provided as a sidebar. Also covered are the differences among synchronization, master use, broadcast and Internet licenses.
In speaking to investors last week, Sony has announced that it will be making changes to return the ailing electronics giant to profitability. Changes include spinning off Sony’s audio and video business into a wholly owned subsidiary. Additionally, Sony mentioned the possibility of selling off their smartphone and television business entirely.
For many video producers making media is a solitary activity. Whether out of necessity or preference, they do most of their work alone. There are times, however, when the scope of a project requires more hands than one person can provide.