In this full-length presentation of a forum presented at Loyola University, New Orleans, noted cinematographer Brad Rushing discusses both the art of shooting great video and the art of developing your career. Drawing on his own experiences, he shares his thoughts on why its important to choose who you work with and the projects you accept, why you need to manage your reputation as an indispensable part of your career, and why building that reputation relies heavily on the relationships you forge with your peers and employers. He also discusses how a video crew does its work, the relative merits of shooting on film stock versus digital, and how to shoot great video on a shoestring.
Cinematographer Brad Rushing discusses his experiences photographing videos for Eminem, and describes just what the duties and responsibilities of a cinematographer are.
In a seminar at Loyola University, New Orleans, cinematographer Brad Rushing discusses how to design a music video that its creative, memorable, and cool and most importantly appropriate to the artist and song and recounts the recent history of the major labels and their shrinking music video budgets.
In a seminar at Loyola University, New Orleans, cinematographer Brad Rushing describes the three departments who crew a video shoot grip, electrical, and camera the key roles in each, and what each department contributes to the process.
In a seminar at Loyola University, New Orleans, cinematographer Brad Rushing discusses the both the positive impact (innovation in packaging, marketing and business practices) and negative impact (possibly decreased revenue, loss of control over intellectual property) that filesharing and similar technology-enabled practices are having on the entertainment industry at large.
In a seminar at Loyola University, New Orleans, cinematographer Brad Rushing discusses the various levels of control that directors might take over a project.
Chris Blackwell, founder of Island Records, reveals what you must do and what you must not do to make sure your demo or album gets heard by the decision-makers at the labels you would like to work with.
Andy Allen, president of Alternative Distribution Alliance, talks about how a band can get the attention of distribution companies.
John Worthington has been on the forefront of advancements in the world of media technology for over 20 years. He has held senior level engineering and management positions for many Silicon Valley companies.