So You Want to Be a Film/TV Director?

We have all seen the names and faces of great Directors and their glittering sidewalk stars in Hollywood—names like Scorcese, Lucas, Cameron, Spielberg, (see also: 30 Best Directors Today), and when I talk to PAs (Production Assistants) on set, it seems that most aspire to claim their places as Directors. Who can blame them? Success […]

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Advice for Aspiring Filmmakers

I was recently contacted by a young person searching for advice as a writer looking for ways to grow as a writer into directing and producing in the film industry.  Since this is a somewhat common trend, I figured it’s time to post my reply to be of help for others on the filmmaker journey! […]

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Fix It in Post: Overview of Editor’s Choices in Film Production

After all the footage is captured for a film/video project, the video editor holds the most powerful set of tools to set the tone, create interest, and to move the story forward in a logical format. Shot angles are chosen, bad shots are tossed or fixed, and the sequence of events are adjusted to retain viewer curiosity […]

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Balancing Lighting and Video for TV Broadcast

Most people think of the bottom line when it comes down to purchasing new equipment, and cost is certainly a consideration. However, if cost is your only connection, you are likely a bit short-sighted. Trinity’s Media Department has been recommending the benefits of newer camera technology for years, noting greater creativity and enhanced connection of […]

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1 Busy Week with CA Film Crew

The final product shows strongly what can come about as people work together as a team with a solid goal in mind.

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Intrinsics & Production’s 3 Major Forces

Most anyone who produces anything (books, videos, toys, cars) can tell you the three major forces that are constantly tugging at each other: Cost, Time, and Quality. Essentially, you can pick two of these items, but the third will be pulled from the sum of the other two. For instance, if I choose to do a quickly […]

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