The ECG Blog – Video Production, Film, and Animation

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    Once again I have come to the rescue of a client who didn’t plan everything out. Too often someone decides to add on a graphic or animation or logo resolve without any warning or enough time. And, as always, I deliver without complaint and prepare, as always, for their feedback....
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    9 Ways to give the best voice-over performance. There are a lot of people who claim that they would make a great voice-over artist. And, with the drastic variations in voice-over needs nowadays, they could very well be right. There are a few things that are true for all voice-over...
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    Behind the Scenes of “Warning Signs” There’s nothing like the dog days of summer in the South. The sticky-sweet humid afternoons, the omnipresent rhythm of cicadas, the languishing roll of elongated days; it’s all a lovely (albeit sweaty) dream. In the midst of the revery, it’s natural to drift into...
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    There is no denying that the world of animation has opened up its doors to adult audiences in recent years. Outside of anime and its multitudes of adult-focused movies and series, we have seen a slew of shows like Rick and Morty, Futurama, Archer, and even Agretsuko which have catered...
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    Two years ago, I wrote a blog post about getting a job in film. Upon re-reading, I think past me made some valid points, but present me has since learned even more. Recently, I have become more aware of the delusion epidemic plaguing the film industry. A lot of people...
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    There are times in this industry when you will be the only woman in the room, and in my experience most men are generally progressive and respectful. We are blessed at ECG with both respect AND tampons (you’d be shocked how many businesses refuse to provide them). There’s a part...
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    What is picture lock? The term “picture lock” is extremely important to the post-production process, and it’s even more important for filmmakers and clients to understand what it is and why it matters. Before explaining why it matters, let’s first explain what picture lock is. Whether it’s a five minute...
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    What is Wipster? Man, oh man, that’s a loaded question. That’s like asking “What’s a video camera?” or “What is video editing?” Wipster is an integral part of what we do here at Entertainment Creative Group. Wipster is an amazing post-production tool that makes our lives—and the lives of our...