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When and when not to use a DIT on set

Posted by Trenton Massey on Aug 2, 2016 7:31:00 AM


Today’s Digital Image Technician (DIT) should not be a familiar face to most production crews making corporate videos, conducting live feeds, or working on any kind of production with a budget under 20k. Spending a lot of production money on a DIT in those cases gets you no better product and takes a big bite out of your budget on that kind of scale. On the other hand though, it is almost essential on productions that are upward of 50k + and becomes a risk factor to NOT include a DIT when large amounts of money are being thrown at a project.


Topics: Video Production Equipment, motion picture production, Camera crew, Director of Photography, Post Production, video production services

5 Reasons to Shoot Video Production in Arizona

Posted by John Schaus on May 9, 2016 7:28:00 AM


Finding a suitable location in which to shoot your production doesn't have to be difficult—all you need is an area that has a wide variety of video-related resources and skilled professionals who know what they are doing. Arizona has the proper resources needed to create excellent-quality video. Here are five ways in which the "valley of the sun" excels at being an assett to the video production community at large.


Topics: Corporate Video Production, Music Video Production, motion picture production, company video production, Video Pre Production, Video Production Phoenix, Post Production, video production services

4 quick ways to produce professional engaging video content for your company's website

Posted by John Schaus on May 3, 2016 7:30:00 AM


Video marketing offers a way to connect with potential customers. It is one of the most effective forms of marketing. YouTube is the world's second largest search engine and generates more than 4 billion views per day. With those numbers, every small business should be looking for a way to incorporate video into their marketing strategies. The challenge often lies in budgetary constraints. Most small businesses lack the in-house staff to put together polished video productions, but with the right post production, professional videos don't have to blow the marketing budget.


Topics: Corporate Video Production, company video production, Video Pre Production, Business Growth, Internal Video Production, Post Production, brand awareness

Davinci Resolve is a game changer for the Post Production workflow

Posted by John Schaus on Jan 26, 2016 2:30:00 PM

The latest installation in the DaVinci Resolve software package has turned a platform that provided excellent color correction into an all-in-one editing dashboard. With Resolve 12, film editors can edit, color correct, grade and finalize, all within the same program. Before this latest release, you would have to correct colors, save the new file, load it into a third-party platform, make necessary edits, and go back to Resolve to finalize. Resolve 12 changes all of that.

Topics: Post Production

5 Misconceptions about Post-Production

Posted by Trenton Massey on Sep 26, 2014 9:00:00 AM

When dealing with someone who is new to the post production process, it is very typical of them to expect and assume certain things that are not quite accurate. There seems to be a lot of misconceptions about the subject and what it entails. So we're going to clear up some of these fallacies and give you the correct information so you can avoid making these assumptions with your next post endeavor. 


Topics: Corporate Video Production, Post Production, video production services