Posts Tagged ‘Video editing san diego’

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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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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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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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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Multiple Camcorders

Tuesday, April 6th, 2010

As the number of additional cameras goes up in production so does the complexity. For multi-camera television and video production in San Diego and elsewhere, we have proven to our clients we have the experience to execute in a cost effective manner. Sloan productions specializes in multi-camera camcorder production.

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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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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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Greenscreen Production

Friday, April 2nd, 2010

Chromakey or “Green Screen” photography allows placing our subjects into backgrounds that would be too difficult or costly to accomplish. In this production of an awards video for Pfizer La Jolla, we placed the scientists in the roles of Apollo 13″.

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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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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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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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Professional Profile-Leslie Ann Nichols

Friday, December 11th, 2009

It isn’t often that I get to work with someone who helps set the standard for talent, ability, professionalism, and genuine character.  Leslie Ann Nichols of  Junkdrawer Media, Philadelphia, produced and coordinated the video production for Hall Media, Philadelphia of the Taking Care of Your Diabetes conference in San Diego last month.  Sloan Productions provided the crew and equipment, […]

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