Alright, so I've been doing my HW and "LIKE OMG" I am falling in love with Drones!
A few weeks ago, at the Playground, we decided to start looking into buying our own drones. I started doing my research and ended up in AWE. The technology behind drones is amazing: The capabilities, technology and quality of picture is mind blowing.
Topics: video gear, video
If you want to make a masterpiece movie or TV show, you gotta get 2 things right: the big picture and the little details.
Topics: tips, guide, video production, video
Your friend or colleague works hard to create something.
He/She wonders whether it is good or not.
They ask you what you think.
You tell them all of the things that you think are wrong with it.
He/She feels terrible, gets defensive and things become awkward.
Topics: production, tips, guide, video
It has become more important to entertain then persuade. We are moving out of a sales generation and into a generation of giving.
Topics: production, tips, marketing, video, video marketing
We really wanted to make sure that Bullet Bride was structurally sound. One way to achieve that was to introduce all of the elements of the story early on so that everything took place afterwards could be tied to the beginning, and nothing felt like a random add-on. Here are some examples of that:
Topics: video production, video, bullet bride
For some reason in the past few years, Hollywood movies have started giving away every plot point that's in their movies... IN THE GODDAMN TRAILERS. Every trailer has become a minefield; if you go too far into a trailer, you will see the entire movie in sequential order. This will include all the best plot twists, character arches, action sequences and surprises. You don't even have to see the movies anymore! They'll take you deeply through every emotion by the end of the 3 minutes... you'll feel excited, shocked, scared, sad, intrigued and by the end of it you'll have grown as a person... leaving you no urges to watch the actual movie.
Topics: experience, production, marketing, video
There have been many great movies made with a clear message in mind. Crash (2004) for example, was about racial awareness, and Traffic (2000) was about the failure of the drug war.
Topics: Insider, video, bullet bride
Edginess is the new "HOT" in marketing, whether you get a little edgy or a lot.
Topics: guide, marketing, video, video marketing
There are 3 main theories to writing a story... Tunneling it, Mapping it or Basing it. Let's discuss.
Topics: production, guide, video
In June 2016, we began holding acting practice sessions with some of our favorite actors that we had previously worked with. Each time we held one of these sessions, there was an energy and excitement in the room that we knew was gonna give birth to something special. That something special turned out to be Bullet Bride. Here's a little bit about each of these Playground All-stars:
Topics: production, video, bullet bride