Are you not entertained?

How do we improve Audience Retention in Online Video Production? Let’s get the obvious out of the way first. If you are reading this blog, you probably know about YouTube. It’s actually quite hard not to know of this free online video service. Most people have heard that YouTube is the second largest online search […]

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You still haven’t answered my question

Video Production Terminology Demystified You haven’t answered my question. Quite right. Interesting. That was quicker than the others. Do the phrases Jib, Track and Dolly mean anything to you? Good. How about Prime, Telephoto or Contra Zoom? If this sounds unfamiliar, don’t worry. That’s what Film Division are here for. Like most industries, we use our […]

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Journey to the centre of film production

Film Production Stages Film production is a journey, you start the journey with an idea. Along the way you gather tools, resources and allies to help you on your way. This may be in the form of scripts, locations, crew members, actors and the edit. Along the road there may also be threats and a […]

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You expect us to just walk out the casino with millions of dollars on us?

Did you guys like the Ocean’s Eleven, Twelve and Thirteen movies. We did. Heist movies are almost always a guarantee for two hours of pleasant popcorn entertainment. There is a great parallel between these movies and video pre-production. The breakdown Let’s take a look at the three main phases of a movie heist. First there […]

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“My Precious”

A cinematic case-study All of us here at Film Division absolutely love the Lord of the Rings Trilogy. Peter Jackson’s adaptation of the Tolkien novel is nothing short of a magic 11 hours and 24 minutes of cinema. If anything started the spark for our love of cinematic video production it would be this epos. […]

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