Posts Tagged ‘Orange County Video Production’

Breathe LA Fashion Show Promo

Saturday, May 14th, 2011

                      In April we produced a video for the Breathe LA organization of Los Angeles.  Shot with two Panasonic Varicams and edited back at Sloan Productions in San Diego on our high definition non-linear edit system by Bob Sloan.  Photographers were Jeff Landie and Jim […]

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Intersport – Surfer’s Healing

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

Director of Photography, Bob Sloan shoots while Lauren Salituro of Intersport conducts an interview with Danielle Paskowitz of Surfers Healing, A Foundation for Autism.  Lauren’s feature will air in the CBS Program “Courage in Sports”.  Intersport is a long time client of Sloan Productions, relying on us for their many varied projects from commercials and […]

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On Assignment – ESPN Sunday NFL Countdown with Michael Strahan

Tuesday, April 6th, 2010

On any given day Sloan Productions provides professional video production crew services to independent producers, corporations and networks such as ESPN. This is a typical setup for what we call “on-camera interviews”. For this production, we are preparing former NFL star Michael Strahan to be interviewed via speakerphone by ESPN producer Korey Kozak. Photo Credit: […]

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Balloon Lighting

Tuesday, April 6th, 2010

For this shot a helium balloon with several daylight balanced instruments is tethered above the scene. The balloon light simulates the full moon by casting an even back/side light on the entire area. For more information on balloon lighting or night for night photography, contact us. Photo Courtesy: Roger Henderson, Henderson Lighting & Grip (HLG)

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Undersea Classroom

Tuesday, April 6th, 2010

Sloan Productions provides live television production off the Pacific Ocean. A technician aims a microwave transmitter antenna towards Scripps Institution of Oceanography as Sloan Productions produces the educational series, “Undersea Classroom“, a live event where elementary school children interact with divers undersea in the California kelp forest. www.scripps.ucsd.edu

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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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Camera Movement

Tuesday, April 6th, 2010

Camera movement adds visual interest and production value. For this industrial film we employ a “doorway dolly”, (yes, it fits through a door). The doorway dolly is one of the least expensive, easily deployable and repeatable means of getting the camera moving.

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The Art of Make Up

Tuesday, April 6th, 2010

Proper make-up and hair-dressing are essential ingredients to compelling imagery. Michelle Streeter, one of San Diego’s best make-up artists, attends to our female lead character for a series training DVD’s shot and edited in the Digital Betacam format.

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Canon 5D Mark II Production

Friday, February 26th, 2010

Chris La Palm directs while Bob Sloan shoots with the Canon 5D Mark II.  One of the Canon 5D‘s advantage for a DP is that it has a full frame sensor which allows for very shallow depth of field to help isolate your subject from the background.  You also have the entire line of Canon […]

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How to Best Prepare PowerPoint Slides for Video & DVD Production

Thursday, December 11th, 2008

Many times we have incorporated our client’s PowerPoint slides into their video and DVD productions. Because computer displays and television displays are different, keeping a few things in mind will be of help to both of us. PowerPoint presentations are optimized for computers. DVDs are optimized for television. There are a number of differences between […]

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Buying a Blu-ray DVD Player for Christmas? What you need to know.

Saturday, December 6th, 2008

It looks like $225 is the price point for the holiday season and several manufacturers are committed to that entry-level price making them very attractive. However, I really recommend spending a few dollars more to get a player that is firmware upgradeable so you will continue to get all of the cool new features being […]

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Breaking into the Business

Tuesday, October 28th, 2008

It’s actually not that difficult to break into the business. But you first must have genuine passion for the industry and the craft, you have to have it in your blood. Then it’s just a matter of applying yourself. It all starts with desire, a desire to get into the business. With strong enough desire, […]

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ESPN NFL Live

Monday, October 20th, 2008

Live programming is an area that Sloan Productions excels in.  As a lead up to the start of the 2008-09 NFL season, ESPN toured the training camps of prominient teams for their program NFL Live.  Sloan productions provided the facilities and crew at the San Diego Chargers training camp with multiple cameras, lighting, and sound.

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YMCA Healthy Family Home

Wednesday, October 15th, 2008

YMCA’s across the country are promoting their Healthy Family Home program.  New client Richmarc Productions and their client Eli Lilly shoot segments and interviews for the promotion.  DP Bob Sloan employed the  Sony F-900 high definition camcorder fitted with a Fujinon extreme wide angle zoom lens during this day of production for director Greg Perry  

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Animal Planet, Dogs 101

Tuesday, October 14th, 2008

For the Animal Planet program Dogs 101, Powderhouse Productions of Cambridge Massachusetts came to San Diego to shoot a segment about “Murphy the Surfing Dog”.  Director of Photography, Bob Sloan shot the feature in high definition using Sloan’s Panasonic Varicam package and lenses.  The shoot consisted of interviews and B-roll and was produced by Tom […]

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