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April 7, 2016

Filming an Interview on a White Background

I recently purchased a¬†backdrop for filming an interview on a white background. The backdrop is white muslin. I learned a little trick from a friend and directed two of my three lights at the white background to "blow it out" on the camera. The last light was positioned slightly to the left of the subjects. All three lights are bi-color,…
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June 17, 2015

Filming Interviews – Preparation

Most of my film work in the last two years has centered around an interview. We film ministry spotlight videos for work which we show at some of our larger events and post online. They highlight what's happening in churches across Minnesota and we usually sit down with the pastor and have them share for¬†20-30 minutes. We've learned a lot…
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May 23, 2015

The Heart of the Story in Film

Filmmaking is all about story. Much of our work in the past year has been capturing things that are happening as we film: weddings, church spotlights, event recaps, and personal stories. Many times it's showing up in unknown territory without a complete picture of what we're getting into. We've done this a number of times. Most frequently it's going to churches on…
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