So you want to make a movie? Where do you start?
Your screenplay is complete and it’s brilliant. Does this mean you’re ready to shoot? Of course not. There are many miles to go before the first cry of “Quiet on set!”. Your instincts tell you that a to do-list will probably come in handy before you break out the gear. Go with that: It’s called pre-production — what you need to get done and have in place before you shoot a single frame.
Apps... they’re everywhere nowadays. From checking your heart rate to logging your dietary intake, there’s an app for just about anything. For those of us in the video production world, these are exciting times because the apps for our business have grown and matured into great tools to take out on location. In this installment, we’ll sneak a peek at Android Prompter, Guerrilla ADR, ProPrompter and ShootLocal.
You are a video producer, right? So why should you concern yourself with how to write a screenplay? Because a time may come when you have to get your ideas from paper to video, and you need to explain to a financial backer, crew and cast how your idea plays out.
Gifts for the Video Producer that you can (almost) Buy Anywhere
If you're a video producer with family members scratching their heads over what to get you to support your video passion, this list of 10 Video Tools might help someone checking off YOUR video gear list.
Grab your camera and go! That's what many of us think when it's time to shoot. But take a step back and think - would it have been better to get your camcorder? or something else? What do we actually mean when we say camera and camcorder?
The HP Elitebook laptop sweepstakes concluded last week. We received over 1000 entrants, so it took a little while to find a hat big enough to put all the names into! The winner receives an H Elitebook Laptop with Intel Core i7 2.30GHz, 16 GB RAM, 256 GB SSD, NVIDIA Quadro 5010M, 17.3" Display, and Windows 7 Professional. It's one of the most powerful video editing computers available, so there's no surprise that there were definitely a lot of people vying for this prize.
But we're happy to say that today we're finally able to announce the winner. Are you ready?