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Video Production Safety During COVID-19

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What can we say about the COVID-19 global pandemic that hasn’t already been said, it’s been a very strange and unknown time for us at MEDIAPOP. We’ve been navigating through…

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Tips for Filming Videos at Home During COVID-19

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The blown out window. The noisy under-lit shadows. The weird angles that aren’t flattering. The dark circles under our eyes that aren’t from lack of sleep. These are just a…

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Once Upon a Pandemic Short Film by Ryan Northcott

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UPDATE: “Once Upon a Pandemic” is an Official Selection of the Oakville Film Festival being held online this year from June 17-22, 2020 – go to www.offa.ca to find out…

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Video Production Costs: What You Need to Know

Video Production Costs: What You Need to Know 1920 1280 Ryan Northcott

The first question we get when someone has decided to engage us in a video production is “How much will it cost?” The general assumption is that you can produce…

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What Video Content to Create in 2020

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You’re probably asking yourself how it’s 2020 already or if you’re reading this later you’re probably thinking 2019 seemed like a decade ago. With that comes a new set of…

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Fibonacci, The Golden Ratio, Video & Film

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Influences in the way we shoot our productions range from directors we like, movies we cherish, and math. Math? Yes, math. If you’re not familiar with Leonardo Fibonacci, he was…

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MEDIAPOP Nominated for an AMPIA Rosie Award

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We didn’t start MEDIAPOP to fill up an award shelf or be showered in accolades. We founded it because we wanted to produce projects that made an impact on the…

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RFPs Suck. Here’s How to Fix Them & Respond

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In the world of creative and video production every so often we are asked to respond to an RFP (Request for Proposal). To break it down a company is seeking…

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