Posts Tagged ‘camera crew san diego’

Phillips Van Heuson and Speedo Fit

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

PVH , Phillips Van Heuson, was given the task of creating a series of Olympic swimmer-inspired videos for Speedo’s new water-version of crossfit exercise and equipment, called “Speedo Fit”. PVH’s Director of Production and Content, Nick Cucci hired Bob Sloan to employ his vast underwater video experience, while Jeff Landie handled topside part of shoot […]

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Broadcast Video Shoot for ESPN

Sunday, April 14th, 2013

San Diego video production company Sloan Productions provides services to ESPN for Outside the Lines (OTL), for a feature story on Junior Seau. In the photo, Producer Dave Lubbers is seen holding an iPad used as a teleprompter, while DP Bob Sloan shoots with a Panasonic Varicam while sliding the camera on a Dana Dolly. […]

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Gillette “Sweat for Greatness”

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

In October 2011, Turner Sports called on us to shoot Steve Wampler’s feature video for Gillette’s “Sweat for Greatness” competition on Sports Illustrated.com. Steve and two others are vying for votes as the most worthy “ordinary person who achieved extraordinary things.” Steve has Cerebral Palsy and lacks the use of his legs, and his achievement was climbing El […]

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Golf.com

Thursday, September 8th, 2011

Golf.com brought us to the fore with a multiple day Sony XDCAM HD shoot at several major golf manufacturers.  Along with Producer Dan van der Kooy and Senior Writer David Dusek, we set out to help the website upgrade their video quality.  Locations included Titleist and Titleist Performance Institute (including a feature with wedge guru Bob […]

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Major League Baseball Commercial in Anaheim

Thursday, July 1st, 2010

Sloan Productions constructed a set of frames to be used in multiple scenes for Major League Baseball shooting a tease for the 2010 All Star Game.  Director of Photography Bob Sloan leads a Sloan Productions crew with MLB producer Darryl Martins around the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim. Panasonic Varicam & Canon 5D footage was shot over […]

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LPGA – The Kia Classic 2010

Wednesday, June 16th, 2010

The Kia Classic, which teed off March 25th at Carlsbad’s La Costa Resort & Spa presented by J Golf. This is the first time a full-field LPGA Tour event has been held in San Diego County since 1993. Sloan Productions provided key camera coverage during the 4 day event, with 144 of the world’s best […]

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ESPN OTL: Metal vs Wood Baseball Bats

Wednesday, June 16th, 2010

Sloan Productions provides professional video, sound and lighting in an interview for ESPN Outside the Lines with baseball coach Jeff Dufek from San Marcos High School in San Diego California. Should metal bats be allowed in schools, after a California legislative committee advanced a bill that would place a two-year moratorium on the use of […]

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Barry Zito Day City Hall

Tuesday, May 25th, 2010

Barry Zito Day in San Diego On April 20th, 2010, Sloan Productions camera crews are sent to cover San Diego native and San Francisco Giants pitcher Barry Zito as the San Diego City Council honored him with a day named for his many works in philanthropy, most notably “Strikeouts for Troops,” a non-profit organization Zito […]

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“I Can Do It!” Conference in San Diego

Monday, May 24th, 2010

San Diego’s video production company; Sloan Productions, recently coordinated facilities and crew for a live HD telecast of Hay House Publishing’s “I Can Do It!” Conference, (I Can Do It!).   Contracted by Nashville based Bellmedia for their client DirecTv, Bob Sloan of Sloan Productions acted as operations producer for this four camera live telecast that […]

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Camera Platforms

Tuesday, April 6th, 2010

If a cameraman will have to spend a lot of time at his camera position and be elevated above the action, specialized platforms are available allowing much more flexibility and comfort, plus the ability to relocate with flexibility.

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Going Through Channels

Tuesday, April 6th, 2010

No, this isn’t West Coast Choppers. If you look closely you’ll see that we are actually filming in a chemistry lab. The challenge for this shoot was to; 1-Get permission to grind, weld, & operate a chainsaw in one of our client’s labs, 2-Not set off smoke alarms and needing to evacuate an entire building, […]

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Supplementing the Sun

Friday, April 2nd, 2010

Sometimes sunshine alone isn’t enough. Great pictures don’t just happen. For network quality results, shadows must be filled in when working in direct sunshine. It takes a big light to compete with the sun. In this case, a daylight color balanced “HMI” lighting instrument requires it’s own operator to follow with on-camera talent in a […]

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Working with Children

Sunday, February 28th, 2010

Capturing intended responses from children has a unique set of challenges.  For one thing, children are much smarter than most adults give them credit for.  Acting silly or stupid is a dead giveaway to most kids that the production is lacking authenticity.  In this photo, a Swift Media producer asks questions of children for an […]

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What is a Blue-ray DVD

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2008

Blu-ray, also known as Blu-ray Disc (BD), is the name of a next-generation optical disc format jointly developed by the Blu-ray Disc Association (BDA), a group of the world’s leading consumer electronics, personal computer and media manufacturers (including Apple, Dell, Hitachi, HP, JVC, JVC, Mitsubishi, Panasonic, Pioneer, Philips, Samsung, Sharp, Sony, TDK and Thomson). The […]

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To Drop or Not to Drop – Drop Frame vs. Non-Drop Frame Timecode

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2008

First of all this discussion only matters if you are producing something that needs to be time accurate in NTSC, (standard definition) video. Examples are TV commercials & programs. Drop Frame and Non-Drop Frame write address positions for specific points on video clips, tapes, and programs differently. Non-Drop Frame is “frame accurate”, a specific number […]

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