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Los Angeles and Orange County Video Production News for 2011: videoCREW has been keeping busy with EPKs, Red Carpets, Documentaries, public relations and Corporate projects throughout the summer and fall. Stay tuned for more videos as we complete them.
What's new at videoCREW: Summer 2012 - The first half of 2012 turned out to be very busy with corporate videos, documentaries, commercials and public relations projects. The year kicked off with a major advertising firm producing several politcal ads for the upcoming 2012 U.S. elections. videoCREW supplied all the crew, staging, grip and lighting, props, craft and camera support. (Format: Canon 60D)| The County of Los Angeles Department of Children and Family Services called on videoCREW to provide producing and production services for a very special film about foster children. The objective was to help adoptive parents become aware of the psychological impact and importance of hair care among African American children. (Format: Canon 5D II) | videoCREW has a long history of interviewing Hollywood celebrities. Helen Mirren ("The Queen") invited us to her home for a short interview about her experience working with Fionnula Flanagan, a well-known Irish actress being honored with a lifetime achievement award by The Irish Film & Television Academy. (Format: DVCPRO HD, PAL) | Once again, UCLA called on the CREW to create an event video for the UCLA School of Law. (Format: Sony EX3) | For NIVEA's National PDA Day, videoCREW once again interviewed R&B artist Ne-Yo, along with Wendy Williams, and Bill and Giuliana Rancic, who encouraged couples to show affection for one another on this special day. (Format: Canon C300) | Documentary filmmaking continues to fill our slate. For Channel 4 UK, videoCREW provided complete documentary field production services, including line production, DoP, gaffer, sound, cameras and grip/lighting. The film, Elizabeth Taylor: Auction of a Lifetime, included interviews with Joan Collins, Mickey Rooney and Michael York. (Format: Sony F800 XDCAM)
January 2012 - First off, HAPPY NEW YEAR! videoCREW has kicked off the new year with some new additions - cameras, grip and lighting. We've been in business for over 15 years and have seen a lot of change in our client's demands.
2011 kicked off with several video projects for a Samsung, tradeshow video, a documentary for the Wiggles on Nick Jr., featuring John C. McGinley (Scrubs) (Format: F900 HDCAM), and interviews with the nation's leading health industry CEOs and professonals, including Michael Dell, for Health Evolution Partners.
For Samsung, VISIONSOUND/videoCREW and director/producer Chase Roberts shot a fun sketch with guitarist Jeff "Skunk" Baxter of Doobie Bros. and Steely Dan fame. (Format: DVCPRO HD) Recently we were very fortunate to interview many great people, including Ringo Starr, Joe Walsh, Edgar Winter, and MJ guitarist Orianthi for Hard Rock Cafe's annual Imagine There's No Hunger event in support of WhyHunger. videoCREW also interviewed, shot, and produced/edited b-roll packages for Hard Rock Hollywood's Grand opening, which included a fun interview and performance by R&B Artist Robin Thicke. (Format: DVCPRO HD)
For the launch or the world's first sparkling liqueur NUVO, videoCREW interviewed, shot, produced and edited a b-roll package featuring Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria. B-roll and interviews included behind the scenes footage with Eva on NUVO's ad campaign photo shoot. We recently completed several red carpets, including the Dosomething.org annual awards show featuring Joe Jonas, Disney's Demi Lovato (see interview above), American Idols' Paula Abdul, Randy Jackson and Kara Dioguardi, Fall Out Boy's Pete Wentz, cast of MTV's The Buried Life and many celebrities. Work from UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine continues, including dramatic vignettes featuring several talented actors playing schizophrenic patients. All casting and production services were provided by VISIONSOUND/videoCREW.
Other summer projects include another red carpet/behind the scenes shoot for Gen Art and Johnson and Johnson sponsored LA Fashion celebration. videoCREW also shot standup interviews with top industry models and designers. Other producing and video crew projects include a live two-camera interview with Jermaine Jackson for Dubai's MBC network; interviews at Mary S. Easton Center for Alzheimer's Disease Research at UCLA; interviews and coverage of Airbus Americas press conference with LA Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and McStarlite; press conference and interviews with Lakers' Guard Kobe Bryant for DKC PR on the release of Kobe Bryant's NBA 2K10 video basketball game.
Other work included more interviews with Airbus Americas, interviews and b-roll for USAA, GreenDog, PETCO, Verizon Communications and press conferences and b-roll for Genedics Clean Energy. video CREW also second unit produced an independent feature where we provided best boy, gaffer, key grip, sound, dolly grip, PAs, script supervisor and more. video CREW arranged the large green screen sound stage in Burbank and brought in 3 tons of lighting and grip, a Chapman dolly system and crane, mobile air conditioning, props, scenic and craft services. The three day shoot was a success and the director was very happy with the results. For Italian company Direct Marketing, videoCREW and sister company VISIONSOUND cast 9 male and 9 female consumers to test and explain the benefits of a new hair care product for an infomercial being aired in Europe. In addition to casting and crewing responsibilities, video CREW provided scripting, location scouting, directing and production design. The direct television spot was shot at an exclusive mansion in Newport Beach, CA. The large property gave us a variety of settings to shoot multiple interviews.