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Dyana Carmella

Dyana Carmella

Thursday, 26 May 2011 02:38

HD Camera Rentals is Now Radiant Images

HD Camera Rentals, known as a successful L.A.-based rental house and digital cinema innovator, has recently changed its name to Radiant Images and has expanded its facility located at 4125 West Jefferson Boulevard in Los Angeles, Calif.
Friday, 05 February 2010 17:17

Crewing Calls

It’s been said directing films, commercials, TV shows and industrials is like commanding a small army.

Tuesday, 11 December 2012 14:55

Marketing Films with Movie Trailers

Any filmmaker will tell you that marketing a film takes hard work, a great design team and one heck of movie trailer. And one of the most enjoyable aspects of watching a film in theaters is the opportunity to see new trailers on the big screen. Getting that first look at a highly anticipated upcoming film can be a real thrill, but there’s more that goes into creating a great trailer than meets the eye. Trailer Editor Chris St. Pierre has ample experience in this arena, having edited trailers for Dark Shadows, the Harry Potter franchise, Troube with the Curve and many more films — and he knows all too well the effort that goes into creating an electrifying trailer experience.
Monday, 26 November 2012 14:57

Top Places to Film in 2013

pre_abudhabi_1At the end of each year P3 scouts the regions and production support centers that are the most committed to filming, so we can tally our list of the top ten places to film worldwide. This year’s challenge involved sorting a wide variety of global regions that offer filmmakers a host of amazing perks. Below is our final list of locations that we feel should be considered for film and television projects in 2013.

Thursday, 20 September 2012 06:00

AFCI's Locations Show 2012



The Association of Film Commissioners International (AFCI) recently held their annual Locations Show at the Los Angeles Convention Center on June 15-16, 2012. Film commissioners from across the globe were in attendance to give exhibitors access to information regarding funds, financial incentives and services essential to aid film and television production. The show held conference sessions, panel discussions, mentoring roundtables, social events and workshops intended for industry professionals to gain essential insight in staying updated on today’s competitive market.

Thursday, 12 April 2012 16:59

ADR with Todd-AO’s Ron Bedrosian

Obtaining optimal sound quality while recording on set can be an arduous task for production sound mixers. Let’s face it, exploding bombs, rapid-fire machine guns, massive tanks and even spaceships can get obnoxiously loud — and they can create challenging sound problems on set. To resolve these issues, Automated Dialogue Replacement (ADR), or the process of re-recording dialogue in post to improve or clarify the diction of the actors, has become an essential part of film and TV production.

Jeanne Cordova has been named Senior Vice President of Marketing, PR and Special Events for NBCUniversal Operations and Technical Services.

Thursday, 29 September 2011 10:54

DV Expo 2011

img_3614.jpgsfwDigital Video Expo recently held an up close and personal event at the Pasadena Convention Center in Pasadena, California. DV Expo continues to be a worthy destination for industry professionals to explore the latest technologies and hear directly from the pros how to get the most out of using the equipment on display.

Utah’s Legislature approved a nationally competitive increase in the tax incentive for film makers that will boost the motion picture tax incentive from 20 to up to 25 percent of the dollars left in the state in the form of a fully refundable post performance tax credit or cash rebate. Governor Gary R. Herbert signed House Bill 99, Motion Picture Incentives Amendments, into law. The Legislature approved an ongoing tax credit fund of $6.8 million for the Motion Picture Incentive Fund (MPIF).

“Our vision for the State of Utah is to be recognized as a premiere global business destination,” said Governor Herbert. “The expanded motion picture incentive will enable us to position Utah and its talented motion picture and digital media work force to compete on a global basis for the film and digital media industries. These are important industries to our economy’s future.”

timcaldwellThe high-end film and digital camera and lens retailer, Fletcher Camera & Lenses, has recently hired Tim Caldwell as their Technical Service Manager.

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