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Common Problems with DIY Production Services

We are undoubtedly living in a DIY age where we are encouraged to do it all ourselves, no matter what ‘it’ is – but one area you should not be encouraged to do it all yourself is video production. This is a skill which cannot be learnt overnight and one…

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Get Your Newest Product Noticed With A Corporate Product Launch Video

Launching a new product is not an easy task for many companies. It can be a stressful and trying time because if you aren’t careful about your marketing strategy, the launch could be a failure. One of the best ways to do a corporate product launch is to create a…

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Location Scouting: Finding the Perfect Spot for Your Production

Productions can range from jet setting stops to different cities or countries or it could be an opportunity to find the perfect scene, closer to home. The problem is without proper location scouting, you may never find the perfect spot to film your production. Location scouting is an important part…

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What Makes a Great Video Production Company?

Producing a video can be worth the investment – if it’s done by the right video production company. When you come across a video on a company’s website, you naturally associate the video with the company. That’s where quality video production makes a difference. Here in Chicago, there are a…

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How Does Virtual Reality Work

Generally, when someone mentions Virtual Reality (VR) the first thing which probably comes to your mind is computer games. This isn’t the case anymore as VR is changing the way video production is being performed. You might be asking yourself, how does virtual reality work with regards to video production?…

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Up Your Marketing Video Production Game With These Top Tips

It seems everywhere you look, you see more and more people are talking about using videos in your marketing campaign. It makes sense if you think about it, currently there is a move geared towards online advertising due to the sheer amount of people with internet access by means of…

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Best Lighting Tips For Chroma Key Video Production

Chroma Keying is a widely used post-production video editing technique. Even though you may not notice it Chroma Keying is often used in most movies, television series, commercials and almost anywhere which requires video production and editing to be performed in film. Chroma Keying is synonymous with the term green…

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Producing A Good Commercial For Your Brand

When it comes to commercial production, every second of your commercial should be keeping your brand in mind. I had a poetry lecturer once who described poetry as being language under pressure. Commercial production is film production under pressure. You want to create desire, connection, and a long-standing love-relationship in…

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Web Videos vs. Television Production

Almost everything about television video production differs from the production of web videos. They are by and large completely different operations, and up to now have not really been in a competitive sphere. There are several factors that make web videos much easier to produce, and are subsequently far easier…

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What Makes A Good Training Video

Making a training video must be a simple task, right? It is merely putting together necessary learning material in a visual format. It is up to the intended viewer to absorb as much as possible. This is not entirely true. Yes, the task involves making sure information is passed on,…

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