Cameron Shaw

Cameron Shaw

Hi! You’ll find a little bit of everything in the stuff I write about here. As a writer, director, assistant director, and editor, I’ve got a lot to say about nearly every aspect of production, so, statistically, there’s a decent chance you’ll find some topic here that’s relevant to your interests. Hopefully, it’ll be interesting and informative, and fun! Failing that… I write about other stuff, too! You’ll see me write about sports, film analysis, film analysis through the lens of sports…. I’ll also talk about set life, share tales from my edit cave, or the writing room. There will be books (I’m a sci-fi and fantasy nerd), food (whether it’s cooking or going out to eat, there’s very little about this subject I don’t love), and D&D (I’ll refer you back to the whole “sci-fi and fantasy nerd” situation from before). I would write about the importance of scotch whiskey in the workplace, but I’m told 10,000 word essays as blog posts aren’t really a thing. For a little background: I came to ECG as an intern in the summer of 2017. I made the long trip down from New York, following a brief stint as a barista. The caffeine addiction came with me but I left my beloved Yankees behind because I was (and I remain) enamoured with video. I love telling stories, solving problems, and seeing a challenging edit come together. Since I moved to Atlanta, I’ve been lucky enough to work with a team of incredibly talented people who feel the same way. Whether we’re working late to hit a deadline, or up before dawn to catch the perfect light for the day’s first shot, I’m always grateful to have this group with me. I learn from them all the time, and I’m excited to give you a glimpse into the work we do!

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Movies & Television

The Future of Horror Movies after 2020

At this point, 2020 is synonymous with social and political unrest. How will future horror movies reflect the issues of today?

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E-Learning

How to Make an E-Learning Video Course

There’s no better time than now to learn how to create video courses so you can teach online. E-learning video courses are here to stay.

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Industrial Videos

Core Scientific | Virtual Tour

Video is a central piece of any virtual tour. Follow ECG on their tour of Core Scientific to see how it all comes together.

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Movies & Television

Annihilation: An ECG Movie Debate

Have you seen the Natalie Portman flick Annihilation? Did you like it? Click here to weigh in on the debate-in-progress between ECG’s staffers.

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Production Industry Insight

Dungeons & Dragons & Content Creation

Playing Dungeons & Dragons isn’t unlike the creative process at a video production studio. Sound crazy? Roll the dice on this blog post anyways and gain a fun perspective.

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Production Industry Insight

My Interview With An Audio Engineer

What is an audio engineer and what do they really do in video production? We get to the bottom of this sonically significant role in this thorough interview.

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The Business of Video

The Future of 360 Video

360 video is making its mark, but what does the future hold? Will wee see it in movies, video games or just on our favorite social media app? Let’s discuss.

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Production Industry Insight

Dealing With Imposter Syndrome at A New Job

Do you suffer from Imposter Syndrome, that insecurity that co-workers will realize you’re in way over your head? Get over it with these helpful tips.

A Film Geek's Guide to Baseball
Movies & Television

A Film Geek’s Guide to Baseball

Baseball is all over the movies, so it’s possible to be both a film geek and a baseball lover, but does combining the two do the sport justice? We’re not so sure and here’s why.

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Music Videos

Slim | One Destiny

Working with a musician to create a music video concept can be so rewarding. See how our collaboration with up-and-coming artist Slim led to the “One Destiny” video.

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Corporate

ACEC Georgia | The Importance of Engineering in Georgia

Engineering is something that touches every facet of our lives. To spread the good word of this vital industry, we partnered with American Council of Engineering Companies to craft a compelling commercial.

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Commercials

Any Lab Test Now | Heart Health Commercial

Putting information into a video helps make it clearer for your audience. Check out the heart health commercial ECG made for Any Lab Test Now to educate viewers.

Portfolio

Belgard – Contractor Call to Action

A contest, you say? An opportunity to get your work in a major catalog?! This video for Belgard’s annual contractor contest is all about this, and more.

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