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Film Essentials: More Gear You Can’t Live Without

Film Essentials: More Gear You Can’t Live Without

If you follow our blogs, you might remember that a couple of weeks ago we went over some of the essential gear needed for your first shoots. If not, you can catch up here. After getting some shoots under your belt, you might be looking for the next set of gear that...

Film Essentials: 5 Pieces of Gear You Need

Film Essentials: 5 Pieces of Gear You Need

If you're taking your first steps toward becoming a filmmaker, you may be overwhelmed by all of the gear available. What is necessary? What is worth your time, energy, and money? To help you decide, here is a list of the top five pieces of gear needed for your first...

How to Effectively Do Film Work with an Agency

How to Effectively Do Film Work with an Agency

If you’re successfully producing entertainment content—whether it’s released through a distributor or your own channels—or you’re creating powerful content for brands directly, you’re likely going to attract the attention of agencies. This is an awesome acknowledgment...

Media Management: How to Make the Film Editing Process Simpler

Media Management: How to Make the Film Editing Process Simpler

The last time we talked about media management, we focused on simple ways to not only keep track of media during shoots, but also some tried and true ways for successfully getting footage from the media in your cameras safely onto drives. But after it's on your drive,...

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...