“The moment you set foot on that casino floor, they’ll be watching you like hawks. Hawks with video cameras.”

Pulling off Video Production 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 […]

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“My Precious”

A Cinematic Film 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 […]

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“If you want something, go get it”

Five questions to ask before starting a video production project Alright, you’re excited. You’ve got a product or service that you’re proud of and you want to spread the word. You are ready to start your video production project. Brilliant! But before picking up a camera and booking a studio, ask yourself these five questions. They […]

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“There can only be one!”

The RED vs ARRI Digital Cinema Cameras Debate This blog was first posted on Cinema5d.com. Reposted with permission of the author, our colleague, partner and friend Stewart Addison. RED vs ARRI Digital Cinema Cameras is sort of the Godwin’s Law of filmmaker debates: every argument seems to drift in that circular, repetitive, and exhausting direction […]

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“You haven’t answered my question”

You have many questions, and although the process has altered your consciousness, you remain irrevocably human. Ergo, some of my answers you will understand, and some of them you will not. Concordantly, while your first question may be the most pertinent, you may or may not realise it is also the most irrelevant. (The Architect, […]

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