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The Good & Bad of Same-Day Movie Releases

The Good & Bad of Same-Day Movie Releases

2021 is nearly complete, and we're ten months into year one of “Day-to-Date" new movie releases. You know, the new business model where top films are being released simultaneously to streaming platforms and in theaters for the first 45 days. Tech mavens thought by the...

How to Make Live Event Coverage Easier

How to Make Live Event Coverage Easier

Covering events is an essential part of the workload for a film production company. Whether you’re a national-level company covering well-known events like Lollapalooza and Riot Fest, or you're a small independent production company exclusively working in your local...

Media Management: Six Rules to Prevent Media Loss

Media Management: Six Rules to Prevent Media Loss

“I think it got deleted.” These are the five worst words any producer or director can hear. Production shoots are chaotic and high-energy spaces where things are moving at a million miles an hour. This is especially true for documentaries, live events and sports, or...

Camera to Cloud: Frame.io’s Latest Workflow Innovation

Camera to Cloud: Frame.io’s Latest Workflow Innovation

“Shoot, Look, Share.” These are the steps that Michael Cioni, Global Senior Vice President of Innovation at Frame.io, says we all experience when sharing moments of our lives through pictures and video. “We see something interesting, we shoot the picture, we look at...

A Deep Dive into “The Snyder Cut”

A Deep Dive into “The Snyder Cut”

Ah, the “Snyder Cut.” Originally, this blog post was going to cover a more macro event in the industry—that was, AT&T/Warner Bros decision to disrupt the standard path of theatrical releases for 2021 by going directly to HBOMax subscribers, and the fallout and...

The Bitter Sweet Side of Upgrading to the Sony FX9

The Bitter Sweet Side of Upgrading to the Sony FX9

I remember the last time I bought a new car. Not a “new” new car, but new to me. Of course, there was the excitement of a new driving experience and getting a car with a few upgrades. The first few days of ownership, I was trying to find any excuse to drive. “We need...