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September 16, 2020

What does it really mean to offer a remote shoot?

We recently shared a case study on the client experience during a remote shoot, but we also wanted to pull back the curtain to the actual nuts and bolts of a remote shoot. Especially since shooting remote is everything right now, which means there’s an increasing need for digital techs that can work remotely, too. Enter Samer Almadani, a rockstar…
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Production Resources
June 22, 2020

Our First Shoot Back

We wish we could enthusiastically write, “Aaaaand, we’re back!” and simply pick up from where we left off before COVID-19. But the fact of the matter is, production looks different now. A lot different.   Our first shoot back wasn’t easy. The good news? We got through it, which means the next one will be even smoother.Continuing our ongoing efforts…
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Production PartnersProduction Resources
May 14, 2020

The Future of Production in a COVID World

Photo by Marita Kavelashvili on Unsplash June 2020 update: Read about our first shoot back.  For producers, being forced to shelter in place — to sit still — is especially hard. For many of us, it’s the first time in our careers that we’ve been grounded from travel. We’re discouraged from congregating (i.e., anything on set). And we’re forced to…
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Events + NetworkingProduction Resources
April 29, 2020

Where We Are Now: Episode 7

Photo by Joshua Earle on Unsplash Workbook Radio and Dear Art Producer present Where We Are Now   A weekly webinar series created to talk about the state of affairs in our community. Each webinar has a fresh panel with different topics, input and/or resources from industry experts. This week we have assembled a panel to discuss the creation of universal guidelines for…
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Production PartnersProduction Resources
April 22, 2020

Casting Creatively

When it comes to casting, we’re really invested in representation and pushing diversity as far as we can. For instance, with American Girl, our client has always been receptive to our suggestions of featuring girls from all walks of life in terms of a unique look, variety in body types, and so forth. But when we’re in a position to really…
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Events + NetworkingProduction Resources
March 25, 2020

The Road Ahead: Freelancing during COVID-19

Photo by Sora Sagano on Unsplash Thursday, March 26th @ 12-1p PST Limited to 100 participants, registration required. Panelists include: Andrea Stern, Artist Rep (Stern Reps), @asksternrep Joe Pugliese, Photographer, @joepug Hannah Soto, CEO & Founder of Grey House Productions, @greyhouseproductions Hosted by: Mathieu Young, Photographer (@mathieuyoung) & Founder, Art of Freelance (@artoffreelance) Here is a replay of the Webinar.
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Production Resources
March 18, 2020

(Updated 3.26) Resources for Freelancers Affected by COVID-19

Resources   Added on March 26th, 2020 Global Call to Creatives: An Open Brief from the United Nations COVID-19 Photography/Motion Industry Focused Resources   Below is the original content from March 18th, 2020   Grey House Productions is nothing without our incredible crew, which is why one group of people in particular has been heavy on my heart these past…
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Production Resources
October 28, 2019

Our Bag of Tricks

There’s a reason why we show up with a cargo van of production supplies for each shoot. Call it our “bag of tricks” if you will, it’s got all of our must-haves to ensure that any production we’re running is done as efficiently as possible, and that the people involved have everything they need for a successful job. Curious what’s…
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Production Resources
September 19, 2019

What We Look For in our Crew

At Grey House, people are everything. So naturally, when it comes to building our crews, we put a lot of thought and care into aligning people who are not only a great cultural fit, but who we feel will thrive on a given job based on the client and director or photographer. Here’s what we look for in our crew,…
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Production Resources
July 23, 2019

These Two Things Could Win You More Jobs

The secret to winning client bids? Knowing and understanding that no two jobs are alike — nor are they won the same way. It’s often some combination of your portfolio, who you know, your strategy in approaching the job, and when you’re available — not to mention about a billion other details. That said, for all the jobs we’ve won…
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