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On Set for Glitter Star, Music Video

On Set for Glitter Star, Music Video

Music video production is one of many video production services Pixel Productions offers to our clients in San Diego. We are able to combine creative and writing teams with the technical side of film production, as well as collaborate with local filmmakers in San Diego in order to create professional, beautiful, and artistic music videos for musicians and artists. As…
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VFX: The Art of Visual Effects

VFX: The Art of Visual Effects

More and more films are beginning to use a large amount of visual effects, but this is not a bad thing. VFX, or visual effects, is a wonderful tool that can be used to enhance a film. Visual effects bring to life a world which was once not possible to create for cheap, nor practical to create in the first place.…
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Purchasing Badges for Comic Con 2015

Purchasing Badges for Comic Con 2015

Comic-con is the hottest and most populated convention in San Diego, selling over thousands of tickets each year. As a filmmaker, Comic Con provides a great opportunity to learn from the best in the industry. Tickets do not come easy, however. In 2014 alone, badges completely sold out in less than two hours, leaving many people disappointed.  If you're interested in attending…
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Video Production How To: Exporting Video

Video Production How To: Exporting Video

There are many elements required to produce film & video, including physical and digital needs. One often overlooked aspect of production is that of exporting video into its final format. Exporting video can be complicated because of the number of file formats, codecs, etc. that exist. Plus, there isn’t one “right” method. Exporting video comes down to what the client needs or…
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Guide to Camera Settings

Guide to Camera Settings

WAIT! Before you hit record, have you checked these settings on your camera? It’s important to understand (and be reminded of) these settings and what they do to get the best footage possible. Time is extremely valuable in this business. Save yourself the trouble of finding these technical mistakes in post and adjust these settings every time before you shoot. Frame…
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The Role of Script Supervisor

The Role of Script Supervisor

We’ve all heard of the director of a film, or the writer, but there are plenty of unsung heroes in the film production world as well. The creation of a film, no matter how intricate, is a team effort. If the role of a script supervisor didn’t exist, creating films would either be extremely difficult, or it simply would not…
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