Industry veteran Rick Cypher has spent the last 30 years of his life working as a Director of Photography. Listen as he discusses his on-set experiences with Mark Wahlberg while filming “The Fighter” and find out why Mr. Cypher was the perfect man for the job.
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The doors open and a crowd begins to gather. Within the hour the show will begin, a spectacle of music and light. The stage is built; the sound is ready, the musicians wrapping up their last minute rehearsals. There’s electricity in the air as everyone gathers to enjoy an evening of laughter and music and […]
How important is lighting in video production? In case you were wondering, the answer is EXTEMELY! Lighting commonly dictates success or failure because it’s directly related to whether the public’s perception of the final product will be qualified as good or bad. And STILL, it largely goes unnoticed. “It’s sort of a mystery,” says Mark […]
This new age of digital media has been both educational and expansive for individual writers, and feel free to roll those descriptors up to the outlets that provide both print and online news sources. Just ask Ohm Youngmisuk – also known as @NotoriousOHM on Twitter – a prominent writer for ESPN New York who has […]
The term “Producer” is as broad and varied as the industries they service. In theater and film the Producer is the dealmaker. Usually their responsibilities are: Find a project. Secure financing. Hire the major players; Director, leading actors, support staff, etc. and manage the team to a profitable conclusion. Their part is primarily that of […]
The other day I was in a discussion with the crew, (my idea of a discussion is, I talk and they listen… not really but I must admit it does seem like that at times). Suddenly I was rudely interrupted by a resounding, “yea yea we know! Telling a good story means telling it in a three-act structure. If it was […]