Saving money on video shoots
Save money on video shoots - three tips that canhelp you cut costs without cutting video quality
It's no surprise that the video production industry has been hit hard down by the COVID-19 lockdown in South Africa. We are constantly hearing about people with years and years of experience in everything from camera work to producing and directing, finding themselves completely without work. We've been very lucky at Summertime, as we had work on the go and in post-production when the lockdown hit. We'll be okay. But I wonder what our industry will look like when the dust settles?
At last, people here in South Africa are waking up to the wide world of web content, where everything is constantly changing, and it’s no longer enough to have one long corporate video on a DVD, that you occasionally show in presentations. More and more, we are being called in to shoot in series –
Without particularly meaning to, over the years we have built a number of relationships with NGO’s and parastatals. These include Save the Children SA, South Coast Hospice, the Phenduka Literacy Project, PATH, RMCH and many others. I say “without meaning to”, because our advertising has not
Last year was a busy one for SummerTime Productions. And it looks like 2016 is set to go the same way, with an interesting focus on NGO’s and the medical world already taking shape. That suits us very well, since we so enjoy being involved with projects tht have nation-building potential. In 2015,
Sometimes you just have to expand – and if you’re very lucky, you get to have an infusion of talent. That’s what just happened to us a couple of months ago, when Mark Khoury joined our collective. He brings an astonishing range of gifts to the table. As a photographer, he makes me feel like I
Every now and then, I meet someone with whom I just connect, mostly because I believe in what they are doing. No matter what our rate card says, I’m likely to agree to helping out, whether it’s on the video production side, or in other things. This last week, I agreed to be the MC for a small