Author Archives for: Blake Barnett

Guest Speaker: Filmmaker Justin McAleece

If you’re interested in movies – how they’re made – and why it took him 8 years to complete this one, then you don’t want to miss this talk. Justin McAleece will delve deep into the many processes of filmmaking with a keen approach to providing simple, useful tips that will help make you a [&hellip
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Aerial Footage

BLARE Media has been shooting aerial footage in one form or another for nearly 7 years. As the technology progressed and changed – including the government regulations – we found a nice niche with the products of DJI. We’ve used the Inspire 1 for a few years now and have become very confident and comfortable [&hellip
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Happy Holidays

As the calendar year wraps up, all of us at Blare Media would like to share our gratitude for another successful year and our optimism for an even better 2017. We were able to work on some truly memorable video production projects in 2016 including a documentary that played at South by Southwest and many [&hellip
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Top 10 Tips to Keep in Mind When Producing a Corporate Video

Producing corporate videos is a means of driving revenue and telling stories that is still the backbone of many businesses worldwide. There is often the need to show new employees what they will be doing on the job, produce company profiles that have a mission statement and proposition or create a slick one-off video to [&hellip
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We Love Video but Still Believe in Reading!

To show our appreciation for children’s reading programs we produced a quick video to promote Danay and Reading Heart. Reading Heart is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) book donation program dedicated to serving children in hospitals and children in areas with limited access to books. Danay started Reading Heart at the age of eight because she wanted [&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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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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