The ECG Blog – Video Production, Film, and Animation

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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...
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    Don'tcha Wish Your 6-Bys Were Hot Like This As hip-hop music mogul and pop culture icon DJ Khaled once famously said, “ANOTHER ONE!” The dynamic duo of Brandon & Collin are back with another hit infomercial! After showing off the amazing reliability of the Blitz 400, our heroes decided to...
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    The only way to make something not awkward is to talk about it I’m having a serious dilemma and I don’t know what to do or how to handle it. I’m hoping that people can contribute to this conversation because I think it’s bigger than just a hug or handshake....
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    This year, Roger Deakins finally won his first Oscar for Best Cinematography after 14 (Four. Teen.) nominations. While it is definitely arguable which film is actually his best work, the sheer beauty, expanse, and complexity of the lighting design in Blade Runner 2049 definitely deserves recognition. Let’s take a look...
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    If you're like me, a professional video producer running his own video production company, you are inundated with emails about projects. People looking for jobs, people seeking your services, or people just asking questions. So, to make my life easier over the course of 2017, I crafted a series of...
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    It’s Oscar season, and as an animator, Pixar’s Coco is almost a shoe-in to be the Best Animated Film (although the looming shadow of Boss Baby might just steal…lololol). However, as an avid fan of all things animated, I was very happy with this movie when it came out in...
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    EXTRA, EXTRA! This just in, an epidemic of tragic proportions. Thousands of movie-going citizens are boycotting trailers, everywhere! Specifically franchise trailers. People are turning off their late night hosts and avoiding the internet entirely. Angered Passionate Film Enthusiast: “I’m just sick of all the spoilers…That’s it right there. The spoilers.”...
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    In case you didn't know, the word “fan” is short for fanatic. And when it comes to movies, there's definitely no shortage of fanaticism. I am about to suggest an idea that many cinephiles will find highly offensive. Sometimes, we fans ruin movies for ourselves by projecting unrealistic expectations on...