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Best video production companies in Chicago


  We are thrilled to announce the creation of our brand-new space in Chicago’s West Town.  The 10,000 square foot facility will feature: Dedicated production space: 60-foot x 50-foot with 22-foot ceilings On-site production house, pre and post production offices Multiple edit suites with Adobe creative cloud for multi-media content producing IP security tunnels to […]

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Chicago venues with union labor

Venue Requirements: Chicago Labor Unions

Conventions, tradeshows and meetings serve as an epicenter for quality content. They can be one of the most efficient means for creating video because everyone is in the same place. But before you start recording, make sure you know the union requirements for both the venue and the projects you want to execute. Or partner [...]

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How to hire a video production camera crew

Top [5] five qualities to look for when hiring a cameraman or crew

Great attention is given to actors, directors and producers, but what about the guy (or gal) you never see – the one on the other side of the lens? The one who holds a 25 lb. piece of equipment on their shoulder, while walking along a bumpy road with their vision tunneled into a small [...]

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Video technology: Professional Camera Operator Reviews Panasonic VariCam 35

State-of-the-art shooting technology: Our thoughts on the Panasonic VariCam 35

by: Jim Skvaril Check out this string of clips from a meeting of the Digital Cinema Society in Hollywood last week. It’s the first volley of info about a new camera that we have been waiting for.    The camera is the Panasonic VariCam 35. Panasonic is finally delivering it’s first large imager production camera, […]

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multi-cam and live production

Video production: Get a room (and a good one at that)

When it comes to interviewing a satisfied customer or getting that quarterly update from your CEO for your corporate video, a big fussy video production isn’t necessary. But even with low-key productions, the room matters. Here are a few key things to keep in mind when selecting a space for your next interview: Bigger is […]

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