Category: Video Production

Video Production | 05.23.18

Thats a Wrap: Two Quarters of Production Internship Done

Sound is speeding. Camera is rolling. Welcome to the life of production; life on set is what you make it. I can walk away from my internship here at Hidden Woods Media knowing I made the most of my time, and I have a film because of it. Alongside all my time at the office […]
Cinematography | 07.31.17

Major League Cinematography: Shooting with the Arri Amira

Okay, admittedly major league is a bit of stretch. Maybe AA? Regardless, I’ve had my sights set on this camera for while, so it was exciting to finally try one out. For this shoot, I was able to pair the Amira with Leica Summicrons, which were absolutely stunning and a huge component of the system. […]
Video Production | 12.18.16

You want a video… Now what?

Let’s say your company has an AWESOME idea for a commercial to promote your business, but you don’t know where to start. Maybe you just know you want a commercial or a web promo or a video to explain your products but you’re not really sure what it should look like. Video seems like a great […]
Dan Fishman
Cinematography | 10.12.16

Why Your Video Needs Professional VO

(Dan Fishman, above, is a member of our roster of professional voice actors.) When we’re making a video with voice-over narration, our clients sometimes neglect the spoken words in favor of the visuals. “Why pay for a professional when I can just record on my iPhone?” they think. Well, like any professional, a pro voice actor brings a […]
Video Production | 08.24.16

Why Does My Video Need B-Roll?

We don’t recommend it, but there’s a reason why clients ask to include eight or nine interviews in a 3-minute video. From the client’s perspective, these interview subjects are important to the messaging of the video, or at least it’s important that they feel included in the project. Quick cuts, a couple of key lines […]