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We had a whirl wind of month in September with the highlight being the opportunity to produce a TVC with NativeVML for Momentum Multiply. With an extremely tight turn around time it was great to have the trust and support to literally run with things and have a no frills run and gun shoot day where we packed in all the required scenes. Sure, we would always wish for …

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A live action event involving a monster truck, a live audience, car crushing, and a dwarf. Clearly this wasn’t going to be your run of the mill production, and all of this for a huge international brand. Burger King South Africa’s first foray into TV Commercials in South Africa would be just this. A recent account win for The Jupiter Drawing Room Cape Town and we were set the …

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NOTE:Â This isn’t supposed to be an in-depth camera review at all but rather a brief look at how we used the BMPC to shoot a commercial and how we found it. At the end of 2013 the were asked to a shoot a little performance piece for client of ours. It was a simple kitchen scene performance piece that would feature two characters and a bit of comedy. Rob …

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Mini Jib DIY Project – Just prior to departing on production for our recent corporate video project “Trans Hex” I decided that it would be a good idea to give a DIY mini jib construction a crack. After digging around the web and looking at various options I decided that I liked the look and simplicity of Olivia Speranza’s version seen here on vimeo. Price wise in the end it …

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How to shoot on Green Screens – Post Production on Greenscreen Introduction This article will cover the workflow and advantages of shooting on greenscreen for video production and how to do a simple key in post production. Greenscreen and bluescreens have become incredibly popular in the past 10 years and it is very rare that you will see a film today that hasn’t used any greenscreen footage. Also widely used …

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Shooting Chroma Keys? How to Shoot Chroma Keys – This article will cover the essentials for shooting a good chroma key using a blue or a green screen. What is a chroma key? A chroma key is basically a selection of color pixels you would like to make transparent, otherwise known as key pixels. Chroma keying is normally used to place a subject in front of any desired background and …

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Corporate Video Production is now more in demand than ever before. Gone are the days when a simple brochure or powerpoint document is enough to promote your business. Aside from the more tradition presentation and brochure inclusion uses, the internet has created a whole new market as well as customer type that consumes huge amounts of information in the way of online or viral videos. For search optimization web based …

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We spent a week in the middle of winter traveling up the west coast of South Africa shooting a video to create a Trans Hex diamond mining group corporate Video. The brief was to show the softer side of mining and highlight some of the efforts they have made within the local communities in the surrounding areas that they mine in. The entire video was shot on the canon 5d …

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Jenna Upton from Max Models filmed by iKraal – Montage of Jenna Upton of Max Models. Montage compiled from shots taken on a recent Tesco Shoot. Location: Stefan Antoni House, Fresnaye, Cape Town South Africa.

Fibreco have begun building one of South Africa’s largest open access fibre optic networks. They approached iKraal Video Production to cover their first groundbreaking event in Bloemfontein and then to present a Fibreco launch video montage of this the following day at an awards evening in Sandton, Johannesburg. Constrained timing and travel logistics along with some service delivery strikes close to some of the filming locations made for a very …

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