Location Shooting

The Challenge of Filming a Moving Car

Wed, 11/09/2022 - 09:31 -- Nick Dager

Capturing and producing high-quality dynamic and fast-paced vehicle footage creates some of the most testing logistical challenges that film, television, and commercial production teams contend with. Kala, a production, and dynamic camera movement company based in Canada, is all too aware of the challenges of shooting moving vehicles.

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Location Managers Honor Red Nation Celebration Institute

Mon, 08/29/2022 - 11:15 -- Nick Dager

Last Saturday the ninth annual Location Managers Guild International Awards show was held at Los Angeles Center Studios. The LMGI Awards honor the outstanding and creative visual contributions by location professionals in film, television, and commercials from around the globe. Outstanding service by film commissions is also recognized for their support above and beyond during the production process.

Keylight Cinema Partners with Adorama to Facilitate Equipment Needs

Thu, 08/11/2022 - 10:40 -- Nick Dager

Operating out of Orlando, Miami, Atlanta and Nashville, Keylight Cinema Studios has a variety of clients ranging from Disney World, National Geographic, Discovery Channel and Good Morning America. To ensure his team had the appropriate tools for ever-changing demands and requirements across projects and clients, owner and director of photography Mike Ladisa partnered with Adorama Business Solutions to help take the stress and guesswork out of getting top-tier equipment quickly and efficiently.

HDR and Where the Crawdads Sing

Mon, 07/18/2022 - 10:17 -- Jeroen Hendriks

[Editor’s Note: Jeroen Hendriks served as digital imaging technician on the feature film Where the Crawdads Sing, which opened in theatres this past weekend. Here, in his own words, are his thoughts about the project.] After having positive experiences using Sony’s OLED monitors for years, I chose their PVM-X2400 24-inch 4K high dynamic range monitor for use on my latest project Where the Crawdads Sing, based on the best-selling novel.

Abu Dhabi Film Commission Hosts Indian Filmmakers

Mon, 06/27/2022 - 10:52 -- Nick Dager

The Abu Dhabi Film Commission recently hosted 19 Indian film directors, producers and location managers who toured some of Abu Dhabi’s most iconic filming locations and attractions as part of the International Indian Film Academy Awards itinerary. This opportunity to strengthen the relationship between the Indian film community and Abu Dhabi Film Commission was facilitated by IIFA.

Cherokee Nation Partnering with Native American Media Alliance

Wed, 04/06/2022 - 09:26 -- Nick Dager

The Cherokee Nation Film Office is partnering with the Native American Media Alliance to help grow Native representation in film and television. The collaboration, which includes support from major industry allies and the Motion Picture Association, aims to expand diversity and inclusion throughout the entertainment industry, both in front and behind the cameras.

Cherokee Nation Announces Film Incentives

Tue, 01/25/2022 - 11:24 -- Nick Dager

The Cherokee Nation Film Office has announced it will soon offer a groundbreaking film incentive program, becoming the first tribal film office in the U.S. to do so. The Cherokee Nation Film Incentive will provide up to $1 million in annual funding for productions filmed within the Cherokee Nation’s 14-county reservation. “Since establishing our film office, we’ve worked diligently alongside our state and local partners to help grow the film and television industries in Oklahoma,” said Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr.

Made in New York

Tue, 12/07/2021 - 11:39 -- Nick Dager

Fittingly for a film rooted in Broadway, post-production on the feature film Tick, Tick … Boom! was largely completed in New York City by members of the Post New York Alliance. Visual effects house Phosphene used its wizardry to reconstruct several of Larson’s hangouts from the 1990s and help the production overcome the challenges of filmmaking during the covid pandemic. Picture finishing, meanwhile, was executed wholly at Company 3, where award-winning colorist Stephen Nakamura worked with Miranda and cinematographer Alice Brooks, ASC to finetune the dreamlike imagery used to tell Larson’s story.

New Hallström Film Shot in Vilnius

Mon, 12/06/2021 - 11:56 -- Nick Dager

Director Lasse Hallström and production company Viaplay Studios transformed Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania, into 19th and early 20th century Stockholm for his latest biographical movie Hilma about Swedish artist and activist Hilma af Klint. The drama revolves around Klint’s non-traditional art and spirituality, which made her a standout Swedish artist and one of the first abstract art creators in the western countries.

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