The ECG Blog – Video Production, Film, and Animation

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    The audio world is a fun and magical place! But getting started can be intimidating if you have little knowledge of what gear is needed. There are tons of steps to recording a voice-over and getting a clear signal from the voice to a computer and creating a file. But,...
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    Recently, I worked on a mini-documentary on Hurricane Irma and Georgia’s Department of Natural Resources’ response to it. The DNR came to us with a bunch of footage and a basic idea of what they wanted to communicate about their department. Upon diving into the footage, my heart was elated....
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    This is my inevitable Dungeons & Dragons blog post Dungeons & Dragons is in the midst of a renaissance. With the release of 5th Edition, and shows like Critical Role and The Adventure Zone capturing impressive audiences, the game is more accessible than it’s ever been. Anyone here at ECG...
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    Audio is a mysterious area of production to many people. I say that as one of those people, by the way. I graduated from college with a degree in film and television, and no one bothered to explain anything to me about sound design. What’s the difference between a lavalier...
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    In the past few years I have maintained an ever-growing addiction to indie comic content on Instagram. As you'd imagine, IG serves as a perfect platform for that kind of bite-sized content. These artists maintain a hectic release schedule and often resort to creating content that references their struggle to...
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    Great events—from concerts, seminars, to even corporate huddle ups—are a welcomed treat. People spend so much of their lives following day-to-day routines that both work and play events are a great getaway. And if the event is engaging and fun? BOOM! Huge added bonus. Since the turn of the millenia,...
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    There's No Wires, People! People always ask us: ECG Productions, how do you make such awesome videos? A big part of our success is our amazing team–we're kind of a big deal. However, having great, kick-ass gear also helps a ton. So, to showcase one of our favorite toys, the Blitz...