Posts Tagged ‘production services san diego’

Nature on PBS

Tuesday, April 6th, 2010

Bob shoots a close-up of a map of remote Mexican islands for the PBS series Nature using the Sony F-900 High Definition camcorder. www.pbs.org/wnet/nature

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GFA: Outside

Tuesday, April 6th, 2010

It still amazes me with how much stuff it takes to make good television. Wide shot of one of our setups for The Golf Fitness Academy by Titleist. If you start taking things away however, quality suffers. www.mytpi.com

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Production Administration

Tuesday, April 6th, 2010

Cost effective production is facilitated by detailed notes and logs that are passed on to the editor. Jeff Landie marks individual and keeper takes during on location interviews for one of Sloan Productions corporate services clients.

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Pre-production Meeting

Monday, April 5th, 2010

Pre-production planning sets the stage for cost efficiency and successful projects. During this location scout for a Terminix corporate shoot, the Sloan Productions team combine efficiencies for scheduling, lighting, props and set dressing, amongst many others. www.terminix.com

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Getting it Right the First Time

Friday, April 2nd, 2010

Sometimes we only get one chance at a shot and must predict what will happen and how to shoot it. During filming of a Video News Release for a local shopping mall a motorcyclist rides through a (simulated), plate of glass. Bob is to the left of the scene and has also set up a […]

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Multi-Camera Camcorder Production

Friday, April 2nd, 2010

During taping of The Golf Fitness Academy by Titleist, hosts Greg Rose and Dave Phillips discuss golf exercise with a guest. Sloan Productions has shot five seasons of GFA with four Betacam SP camcorders & transforming Titleist’s Carlsbad, CA gym into a television studio.

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Redrock Micro’s M2 Encore

Wednesday, January 13th, 2010

I’ve been using the Redrock Micro M2 Encore imaging system with a Sony Z1U HDV camera for some of our clients and am very impressed with it.  It has minimal light loss, about a third of a stop.  We have made it a standard offering with our HD crews in San Diego and Los Angeles..  We use […]

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Website Video Production

Saturday, October 10th, 2009

One of the routine services we accomplish for our clients is producing video clips for their websites.  In this photo, Kimber Mahon, delivers a client’s message. Sloan Productions has a great deal of experience in producing web video content.  “We have been producing video way before the internet as we know it ever existed”, according […]

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Elements of a Video Production

Tuesday, September 8th, 2009

Every successful production is a result of the execution of each, or a variation thereof, of these elements. Their impact on cost is only a matter of degree. Pre-Production & Preparation This initial & critical phase consists of all initial meetings with you, the client, leading up to field production & editing. We utilize a […]

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DVD Playability

Monday, July 20th, 2009

DVD playability issues predominately stem from dirt, dust, smudges, or foreign matter on the bottom side, (non label), of the DVD. Upon inspection if you find this to be true, clean the disk with water and some dish soap. Do this repeatedly until it is shiny and clean again. Use a soft cotton cloth or […]

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Discovery Channel Online

Saturday, February 2nd, 2008

In March, we joined Discovery New Media producers Vanessa Serrao and Matt Strocchia to shoot segments for “Pet Trends” with Maggie Gallant. Shooting in HDV with our Sony Z1-U we visited the Global Pet Expo and Solana Beach based pet store “Muttropolis”, as Maggie and her dog Trixie researched the very latest in “Pet Trends”. […]

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Time Lapse Photography

Monday, April 2nd, 2007

One of our advanced services for our clients is time-lapse photography. Our Sony XDCAM HD F-350L is specifically suited to time-lapse sequences, as well as our Panasonic Varicam. Bob has been shooting time-lapse sequences for clients, and collecting stock footage sequences for our library.

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