Whether your shoot is small or large there are 3 basic factors that apply to every location shoot - lighting, shot composition and sound. The execution of these artistic elements is essential to the success of your video and after being in the business for over 25 years we are experts at managing each one.
In its most basic form a location shoot will consist of a camera operator and a producer. Working together, we go through a shot list making sure every part of the script is covered. We make sure the lighting is well designed, the sound is precise and the interviews are conducted properly to help get the perfect response.
On larger shoots, other professionals are brought in to handle lighting, sound, and cinematography. They focus exclusively in their area of expertise and use specialized equipment to enhance the overall quality of the video production.
These days there are a wide variety of camera platforms from which to choose: VariCam, P-2 cameras, XDcam, Red, DSLR, and for special effects, a GoPro camera. In addition, we organize shooting with cranes, dollies, steadycams, and aircraft. It is part of our job to help you understand the advantages of these and to guide your decision as to which is best for your video project.
Location shooting has undergone significant changes over the past ten years, and the only thing that remains the same are the types of projects being shot. So whether it's a simple one camera shoot at your office or a multi-camera live shoot at an event site, we work out all the details so that when you arrive the focus of the day will be lights, camera, action!