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Corporate Video Productions

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Video Production for training, sales, marketing and more!. Serendipitous Films has an award-winning track record for producing high quality videos.  We’ve produced national commercials, training programs, marketing videos, viral videos for web SEO, sales training, recruiting, and many others.  Whatever your corporate communication need is, we deliver results. We’re deadline oriented and know how to work fast.  Usually, companies will ask you if you want it good, cheap or fast, because you can pick two.  Here at Serendipitous Films, we pride ourselves on our ability to deliver all three.

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Seminars for Directors and Producers this Saturday!

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  DIRECTOR SEMINAR *** PRODUCER SEMINAR Saturday, October 1, only $29 (reg. $49) for each class   We’re going to have a Director and Producer Seminar on Saturday October 1.  Director class is 9 to 11:30.  We’ve dropped the price to only $29.  Producer class at 1:30 to 4pm.  Same price. Director Class 9am-11:30 [buy_now_button product_id=’132′] Producer Class 1:30pm to 4pm [buy_now_button product_id=’128′] For Directors, we’ll go over what to look for in auditions, how to approach the shoot, shot lists, vector lines, and the psychology of working with actors and head strong crew members.   For Producers, we’ll talk about nuts and bolts of getting the project started, paperwork needed, how to raise money, how to pitch, pulling a team together all the way through to distribution.   If you sign up for both, bring your lunch and we’ll…

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Lighting Interviews

Lighting Interviews

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There are two main styles for approaching interview lighting.  What we’re talking about here is a single person talking head– where the interviewer is off camera.  The two styles are Documentary and News. News is quick.  You’ve got a deadline and no time for pretty.  You’ve got to get the content and get it fast.  Or, you purposely want it to have the feel of news, although you have all the time in the world.  Or you need to get a bunch of interviews in a very short time.  This style is usually one light, probably on the camera.  There are a bunch of lights made for this.  My DP Ron Gonzalez has just gotten a ring light.  It’s like a circle flo.  What this does is give the person a circle instead of a dot reflection in their eyes. …

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Seminars/Workshops

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Reel road lessons for actors and filmmakers.  We have offered the following seminars and workshops: Acting: A Director’s POV — Not actor to actor, but director to actor– real information about what the director is thinking from audition, through shooting to the edit room.  Give yourself a better shot at landing the role and not being left ont he cutting room floor. Greenlight Yourself — The 6 Phases of Filmmaking.  Perfect for the writer or director looking for information on how to do it yourself.  In addition to the seminar, a 3+ hour DVD is available. Screenfighting and SFX for Actors — learn to give and take punches, like falls, handle weapons like a pro and learn to take a squib. How To Direct Features — for the director in training.  We go through the skillsets necessary to pull off…

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A Pleasant Discovery…

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Welcome to Serendipitous Films.  We specialize in both corporate communications and entertainment projects.  We take pride in our productions, whether a commercial, music video, training video or feature film.  It’s all about story-telling, and we help you tell your story. With studios in North Texas, we work all over the state, especially Dallas and Fort Worth.  But we also do a fair amount of business in Austin and Lubbock.

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