No matter how much effort and resources you put into filming, bad audio can ruin a video or film, so it’s worth investing time and part of the budget on a sound stage to ensure the sound is also spot on.
The technological advances of the last decade have made drones and drone cameras affordable and commonplace. Now there are many photographers who prefer to hire a professional drone pilot rather than do it themselves and here’s why…
Whenever you’re on a shoot that involves talent, you should consider the wardrobe stylist your secret weapon. Find out more about what stylists do and how they are integral to the success of a project.
A photographer’s assistant is an anticipator, a problem solver, a wire wrangler, a light setter, a meter reader, and an equipment handler. Essentially, a photography assistant is an extra set of eyes, ears, and hands that stays attuned to the photographer’s every shooting need.
Let’s say you have a big job coming up that requires special video equipment — probably something you’re going to use maybe once or twice down the line, but definitely not regularly. It would be nice to turn to a Video Equipment Rental house.
Finding appropriate talent for production can make or break the success of a shoot. It is important to understand who the company wants to reach and what message they want to send. Then, you’ll want to find a talent agency that aligns with the client’s goals and overall vision.
While working with animals has its perks, sourcing talent for a production that requires casting animals has a unique set of challenges. Luckily, there are agencies and crew that specialize in just about every aspect of animal casting, handling, and training.
Equipment rental houses can be an incredible resource for photographers, videographers, and anyone else in the production world. Whether you need a rare cinema lens, extra strobe lights for a large shoot, or simply an expensive piece of gear that you’d like to try before taking the plunge of purchase.
When the location is an important aspect of your shoot, it’s good to work with a professional location scout to help you find that perfect spot. Here’s how some photographers figure out who to hire ahead of shoot day.
Digitechs help photographers organize, send out, and back up thousands of images every shoot day. Find out why Digitechs — especially in this post-COVID world — play a vital role in maintaining an efficient, structured workflow on set.
A Wardrobe & Costume Stylist delivers the clothing used in a photo or video production shoot and may need to create those costumes or find them, as well as be prepared for contingencies on the shoot itself.
Hair stylists have to be on their game before and during a shoot. Find out how these jacks of all trades make magic happen while on set.
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