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Global Media Desk Review of 2014

Global Media Desk Review of 2014

For the Global Media Desk 2014 looked a little something like this: amazing projects, stellar reviews, fantastic clients, and a lot of fun.  We have worked on countless photography, video production, and interpreting projects in every corner of the globe and connected with some superbly talented and creative people.  Best of all, and most important to…

The Most Cost Effective Shooting Locations in Europe

The Most Cost Effective Shooting Locations in Europe

With its varied landscapes, rich architecture and amazing scenery, Europe has always been a popular destination for film and video productions.  Adding to its already vast appeal are numerous filming cash and tax incentives that can add up to big savings and more shooting even on a small budget!  We have put together this quick,…

Nigeria’s Largest Photo Festival: A New Look at Africa

Nigeria’s Largest Photo Festival: A New Look at Africa

When organizing the first ever photo festival in Nigeria, LagosPhoto Director Azu Nwagbogu, and others from the African Artists’ Foundation had one major objective in mind:  offer a platform where photographers could narrate fresh stories about their continent. Their mission was to empower photographers to remedy the negative images associated with the continent, as specifically…

Gathering Your Tech Gear to Film Abroad

Gathering Your Tech Gear to Film Abroad

When traveling abroad for international film productions and photoshoots, having a travel checklist is essential to ensure a smooth and trouble-free shoot. At the top of that checklist should be the necessary adapters and plugs you will need for any equipment you will be bringing from home. Mismatch in the power or charging gear can…

Tipping Etiquette for International Media Productions

Tipping Etiquette for International Media Productions

Awareness about the tipping customs in foreign locales can come in handy, especially when you’re filming or shooting in locations around the world and don’t want to blow your budget on unnecessary expenses. If you were filming a commercial in Australia, the last thing you want is to leave a generous tip for the taxi…

Hollywood’s Film Location Trends 2014

Hollywood’s Film Location Trends 2014

Producers often walk a tightrope between keeping production costs in check and ensuring that the quality and authenticity of the movie doesn’t suffer in any way. They’ve increasingly been looking at ‘greener pastures’ away from California that offer lucrative film tax incentives while also serving as good locations for physical production. A latest example of…

2014 Canon Photomarathon Asia

2014 Canon Photomarathon Asia

Asia’s biggest photography contest – the 2014 Canon Photomarathon Asia – made its yearly debut in Hanoi, Vietnam on September 27, 2014. The event, essentially a photography competition, was initiated in 2003 by Canon Singapore and is a one-day day event meant to create an abiding interest and passion for all things photography. This year…

Video Production Trends to Watch Out For

Video Production Trends to Watch Out For

Quality content is what makes the world go round. And for the professionals looking to bring it to life, the 2014 NAB Show directs the way! Hosted by the National Association of Broadcasters, the NAB Show is the world’s largest electronic media show covering the creation, management and delivery of content across all platforms. This…

Staying on Budget with Your International Photo Shoot

Staying on Budget with Your International Photo Shoot

Do you have a professional photo shoot coming up in a foreign country and need some tips? Taking up an international photo shoot project can be an exciting and enriching experience that can add immense weight to your credentials. However, the project can quickly turn on its head if costs spiral out of control, burning…