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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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Casting Call for Corporate Video

Actor: Male, looks 14-18, Equal Opportunity, Experience with scripted dialogue required (Email us for copy of script). You will be acting against an inanimate object ( a pistachio named “Pio)” so you will need to speak to him in a tone a pistachio might respond to and then imagine his responses in return. Please submit [&hellip
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2014 Anniversary Party

BLARE Media is turning 9 years old and YES, sarcastically, it’s the “pottery” anniversary!! As you may have guessed we’re not super big fans of pottery…So we’re throwing a B-party (as in “B-movie”) with our good friends at Windsong Productions. It’s happening Wednesday, August 13th, and you’re invited. HORROR! BETRAYAL! FREE FOOD! RIDE! A REAL* [&hellip
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Seven Jib Compact XL

Welcome to the Seven Jib Compact XL. You’re right when you assume by the title that it’s a Compact Jib, but what you probably don’t realize is that it’s a true piece of engineering greatness. This 33″ folded jib is compact, but it doesn’t sacrifice ease of assembly, function and usability. It goes together faster [&hellip
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Red Epic Dragon and other Cinematic Hammers

This was definitely a banner year for new cameras at NAB. The continuing evolution of computer as camera had brought another manufacturer into the mix – AJA. It has also meant that Blackmagic has continued to expand their line with the much talked about Ursa, which is a large, heavy and also diametrically opposed system [&hellip
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