“After wandering around at how small productions are being made I noticed a few things. Let’s start with rentals…. Small productions using large production houses, what a waste of money. The large production houses have mystified film-making and people believe that you need all the large film equipment to make a film, or music video. To me, it’s laughable. Using video allows for lighter, more versatile equipment, that you can move around with.
The thing is, the large production houses have film gear, not video gear, so they push film gear. not video gear. example, I saw on a music video a film tripod, that could hold 80 lbs or more, with a p200 video camera on it. talk about overkill. The tripod was useless, the camera operator couldn’t use it.”
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