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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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Production PartnersProduction Resources
July 8, 2019

Studio Goals

No matter where we are in the world — even if we’re shooting in our own backyard in Chicago — we’re constantly on the hunt for the very best studio for the job. What makes for a good one? It all depends on the project! To start, we look at three key areas:  Space It’s not just about the physical space,…
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#TeamGreyHouse NewsProduction Resources
April 30, 2019

3 Ways #TeamGreyHouse Makes Every Shoot Even Better

We’ve always been big on logistics and hospitality. So when it comes to shoots, there are always a few things that can be overlooked, and we embrace. Sure, they’re small details, but we try to always remember that a rising tide lifts all boats. Here are three things we practice that have a really big, positive ripple for our clients.…
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Business and InspirationProduction PartnersProduction Resources
April 23, 2019

It’s Easy Being Green: Practicing Sustainability On Set

Earth Day is a natural reminder to think about our daily approach to sustainability and recycling. But when so much of our day-to-day is spent on set, the good habits we practice at home don’t always translate. Though we still have a long ways to go toward zero waste on set, we’ve managed to incorporate some key Earth-friendly practices into…
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