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Hannah Soto

Events + NetworkingProduction Resources
February 4, 2021

Discussing Virtual Productions With BlinkBid

Photo courtesy of BlinkBid Blinkbid Founder Lou Lesko and Hannah Soto, Founder + CEO of Grey House Productions, delve into the future of virtual production and how you can best adapt + hone your skills to be part of this exciting new chapter in production. Virtual Production 101 We are so happy to announce Hannah Soto, Founder + CEO of Grey…
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Events + NetworkingProduction Resources
January 15, 2021

A Conversation About Gatekeeping in the Industry: You’re Invited 

Photo by Sigmund on Unsplash Like many businesses, we recently announced our continued support for the Black Lives Matter movement and BIPOC. And like many businesses, we’ve received some incredible feedback since then. One interaction in particular stood out. It came from freelance photographer and writer Gonzalo Guzman, who challenged us with the following question: If Grey House is doing…
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Production PartnersProduction Resources
November 12, 2020

Case Study: Remote Shooting + Virtual Video Villages

Remote Shooting + Virtual Video Villages   Download a PDF of this case study here.   The Challenge Travel Bans Have Put a Pause on Production Corporate brands have pulled the plug on traveling. Most cities have limitations on the number of people who can gather. And as a result, a lot of brands don’t know how to keep production…
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Business and InspirationProduction Resources
October 29, 2020

Production Expensing 101

Photo by Alexander Schimmeck on Unsplash In this business, organization is everything. Similar to our digital asset management system, we live and die by what’s on our books (and in the cloud). So in Q1 of 2019, when we overhauled our operational systems, expense management was at the top of the list. Now that we’re up and running (and loving…
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Business and InspirationProduction Resources
October 22, 2020

10 Questions to Ask an Art Producer Before Crafting a Bid

From a production standpoint, working with an art buyer/art producer is all about getting to know a given job in as much detail as possible before actually being hired/awarded the job. While the agency may already have specifics spelled out in the job RFP/RFQ (Request for Proposal/Request for Quote), asking the right questions can help manage expectations and clarify details.…
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Production Resources
October 21, 2020

What does an on-set hospitality kit look like?

Before we begin... It is worth mentioning that we are a production company, not medical professionals. This post is meant to be informational and does not serve any official capacity. You should always consult with a medical provider or on set medic before handing out any type of medicine or giving medical advice.  Headaches are terrible Headaches on production? The.…
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Business and InspirationProduction Partners
October 15, 2020

Case Study: Major Healthcare Client

New York + Connecticut   Download a PDF of this case study here.   The Challenge When deliverables increase, but the budget stays the same Our client had a clear vision: an OOH photo mosaic campaign comprising images of an actor-portrayed patient, captured in various home-like settings over the course of a one-day shoot. But when the deliverables scaled up…
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Business and InspirationProduction Resources
October 8, 2020

How to Practice Sustainability on Set during COVID-19

Practicing sustainability on set sounds hard enough on its own. Throw a pandemic into the mix — with an uptick in disposable products to help reduce the spread of germs — and it can feel like we’re moving backwards in our efforts to make production more sustainable. But as our friends at CO2CYCLE share, sustainability is still attainable during this…
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#TeamGreyHouse NewsBusiness and InspirationProduction Resources
October 5, 2020

What Does Mental Health Look Like For The Creative Industry?

Photo by Dan Meyers on Unsplash Trigger warning: This blog post deals with sensitive issues surrounding suicide and death, as well as related personal anecdotes. If you or someone you know is struggling with thoughts of suicide, we encourage you to ask for help and explore our resources at the bottom of the post.  World Mental Health Day: October 10…
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Business and Inspiration
October 1, 2020

Is Production Your “Happy Career”?

This BTS was shot by Ty Milford and captured prior to COVID-19.  Since shelter-in-place initiatives began back in March, there’s been a lot of talk about mental health practices, and for good reason: there’s reassurance in maintaining everyday routines, getting fresh air, and keeping in touch (virtually) with friends and family. Meanwhile, #TeamGreyHouse is spending a lot of time considering…
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