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how to get good audio when filming
If you are working on a major film production, you will likely have a team dedicated to audio that includes recording engineers, sound mixers, and so forth. Sometimes, though, you have to make your audio sound great with what you’ve got, and that may not always include an entire team or big budget. Still, there...
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What does a film studio do
For many people, the world of movie-making is filled with magic, and an air of mystery seems to surround it all. Once you break on through to the other side, however, you begin to learn the ins and outs of all things Hollywood. Below we’ll go a little more in-depth as far as the history...
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how to set up a home music studio
Make Music Right Where You Are with a Home Studio Technology affects the evolution of every industry, and the music business is no different. Having a home recording studio was a real rarity available only to the elite for many years. With the advent of the digital audio workstation (DAW) and other advances in digital...
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5 venue factors to consider when planning an event
Event planning is a big responsibility, and selecting the right venue is something you want to get right. Finding an event venue is sure to be one of the first things on your to-do list, and you should take the task seriously. When you’re in charge of choosing an event space, there are several things...
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What is Production Design in a film
What is Production Design? In the film industry, we often talk about suspension of disbelief or the willingness to set aside one’s logical thinking to be able to enjoy an art form as a kind of special reality – albeit a temporary one. We want to get lost in a story and be emotionally moved...
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how does filming work in a sound stage
First, what is a sound stage? Before we go into how filming works on a sound stage, let’s make sure there’s a shared understanding of what this means. When people drive through the streets of the city of Los Angeles – or other popular places for movie-making – they may pass by without a second...
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what is studio production
Lights, Camera, Lingo! The motion picture industry – and the video and film production business more generally – uses lingo that people often learn little by little when working for film production companies, or playing a part in a production. Whether you’re the talent in front of the camera or part of the crew behind...
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Who built the first film studio
Before the film industry was the multi-billion dollar business it is now, there were baby steps and breakthroughs all along the way. From Italian scientist Allesandro Volta’s demonstration of a continuous source of electricity, to the French Lumière brothers’ photography equipment, to American inventor Thomas Edison’s light bulb and kinetograph, the boundless imagination of inventors...
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10 Questions to ask a venue when planning an event
It may seem like a strange time to think about getting together in large groups or going to a big gala, but if you’ve planned an event before, you know that it can take a lot of time to put it all together. For an event in July, you know you need to start planning...
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