Video Production

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Production Procedures in the Midst of a Pandemic

One of the things I like about video production is being a part of a collaborative and creative team that rises to the variety of challenges that inevitably emerge on a set. Whether it is eliminating unwanted reflections on a window or modifying the height of an interview subject to line them up perfectly with a beautiful background, a good video production crew can quickly come together and fashion a solution that meets the needs of that particular shot. Shooting [...]

“But what do you DO?” The Role of a Producer Explained

I can’t tell you how often, after telling someone I’m a television producer, I get the follow-up question, “So… what do you DO?” And I get it. I remember watching the “executive producers” accept the Oscar for Best Picture at the Academy Awards every year and wondering, “They didn’t film it, they didn’t direct it… so what did they actually DO?” To be honest, I’m still not sure what Hollywood producers do, but I CAN tell you what I do [...]

Managing Motion Media: Discover Wisconsin Edition

When it comes to the skillset of the Motion Media Manager at Discover Wisconsin, the requirement of several traits come to mind; the ability to balance creativity, preparation, organization, and improvisation. A Motion Media Manager needs to know how to set up for an interview, have extensive production knowledge, the ability to operate a camera, and the willingness to adapt on the fly in every situation. The phrase “no day is ever the same” is without a doubt one of [...]