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HA! The Basics of Comedy for Film

  Here are some fundamental things to keep in mind when writing, directing and editing comedy for the screen. This relates to any sort of video production. Whether it’s a commercial, narrative or corporate video, humor can be one of the most useful of storytelling devices. Check out these helpful hints and improve the comedy [&hellip
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10-Year Anniversary Party!

How does BLARE Media celebrate the big T-E-N?!? By throwing a Rockin 90’s House Party with special guest Stieg Stone…That’s How!! Location: BLARE Corporate Office – 7676 N. Palm Ave #104 – Fresno, CA 93711 Date & Time: August 12th 2015 from 5 – 8pm What to Bring: Just yourself sporting your best 90’s attire [&hellip
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How to Shoot Great Drone Footage – Instructional Video

In this premiere episode of “Simple Stuff”, Justin and Alan take you through the three major steps needed to capture awesome aerial footage using the DJI Inspire 1 Drone. It may seem complicated, but it can be just. This. Simple. Thank you to Jeremiah Tobar (J-Bar), Vince Cosentino (Vinnie C) and Jason Wada for their [&hellip
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McDonald’s Production Project

This past year one of our DP’s, Justin McAleece was able to participate in the production of a few dozen videos for McDonald’s. The final videos were featured on YouTube and answer such questions as “What are McDonald’s Chicken McNuggets made of?” and “What are McRib patties made of?” It was quite a fun project [&hellip
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The Art of the Interview

In this business, corporate videos are a large staple and continuing source of revenue for most video production companies. In most of these corporate/industrial videos there is a reliance on what we call “talking heads.” Interviews are exceedingly common but the problem is that there isn’t always room in the budget for a director and [&hellip
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High Dynamic Range (HDR) in Video?

Is it possible to capture High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI or HDR) with a video camera? HDR techniques have been used by photographers to reproduce an image with a greater range of luminosity than can be achieved by standard digital photographic techniques. Dynamic range is essentially a measure of the ratio of light to dark [&hellip
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